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Hunter, Ian 1949-

Overview
Works: 47 works in 179 publications in 4 languages and 5,578 library holdings
Genres: History  Church history  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction, Translator, Singer
Classifications: B2535, 193
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Most widely held works by Ian Hunter
Rival enlightenments civil and metaphysical philosophy in early modern Germany by Ian Hunter ( )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rival Enlightenments is a major reinterpretation of early modern German intellectual history. Ian Hunter treats the civil philosophy of Pufendorf and Thomasius and the metaphysical philosophy of Leibniz and Kant as rival intellectual cultures or paideiai. Combining careful scholarship with vivid polemic, Hunter presents insights for philosophers and historians alike
Heresy in transition transforming ideas of heresy in medieval and early modern Europe by Ian Hunter ( )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The essays in this volume offer readers a unique insight into the changing concepts of heresy from the Middle Ages to the early modern period, c.1100 to c.1800. The contributors explore the role of nationalism and linguistic identity in constructions of heresy, its analogies with treason and madness, the role of class and status in the responses to heresy, and provide insights into the roots of the historicization of heresy
Natural law and civil sovereignty : moral right and state authority in early modern political thought by Ian Hunter ( Book )
17 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Early modern natural law theorists were confronted by a single crucial problem: how to provide a new, secular legitimacy for civil authority under circumstances in which confessional conflict had rendered the standard religious justifications inoperable or suspect. In Natural Law and Civil Sovereignty fifteen leading historians of political thought provide fresh accounts of how early modern writers rose to this challenge. In addition to offering novel treatments of figures well known to English readers (Grotius, Hobbes, Locke, Cumberland), the chapters also reveal the crucial role played by lesser-known writers (Althusius, Pufendorf, Thomasius, Barbeyrac, Burlarnaqui), paying particular attention to the circumstance their doctrines were intended to address and to the milieux in which they were disseminated, in the context of today's fears and hopes for the demise of the sovereign state, this book provides a series of timely insights into the early modern struggle that gave birth to the modern concept of sovereignty - the struggle to legitimate a desacralised political order."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
On pornography : literature, sexuality, and obscenity law by Ian Hunter ( Book )
12 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The whole duty of man according to the law of nature by Samuel Pufendorf ( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In The Whole Duty of Man (1691), first published in Latin in 1673 as De officio hominis et civis, Pufendorf elaborates his conception of ethics, which separates civil duties from religious hopes. Unlike many Christian political theologians of the seventeenth century, Pufendorf refused to ground his natural law ethics in the ideal of human perfection or holiness; rather, he grounded them in the need for sociability, which he regarded as simply a means to an end - that is, human self-preservation and civil peace. Like Grotius and Hobbes, Pufendorf was responding to the religious wars that wracked early modern Europe by constructing a version of natural law capable of defending the civil state against the religious and moral delegitimation wielded by international Catholicism and Protestant zealots."--BOOK JACKET
Rethinking the school : subjectivity, bureaucracy, criticism by Ian Hunter ( Book )
7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Educationalists have long worked to democratise our school system and purge traces of its religious origins. Rethinking the School shows that these efforts have been in vain. The bureaucratic organisation of schooling is here to stay, and Christian moral discipline is an integral part of the school as we know it. Hunter argues that both liberal and Marxian theory ignore the historical reality of the school. He does not see the school as the failed attempt to realise principles of social equality, complete personal development and intellectual enlightenment. Rather, he sees the modern school as an improvised apparatus for the training of good citizens and the guidance of souls. Rethinking the School is one of the first major applications of Foucault's genealogical method to the school system, and will be widely debated by educationalists, policy-makers and those interested in the interaction of government and subjectivity
The secularisation of the confessional state : the political thought of Christian Thomasius by Ian Hunter ( Book )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A discussion of Thomasius's work in public and church law, providing a revealing comparison with the arguments of John Locke
The philosopher in early modern Europe : the nature of a contested identity by Conal Condren ( Book )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection of essays by leading figures in philosophy and the history of ideas provides access to key early modern disputes over what it meant to be a philosopher and to the institutional and political and religious contexts in which such disputes took place
Culture and government : the emergence of literary education by Ian Hunter ( Book )
7 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essays on church, state, and politics by Christian Thomasius ( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the history of natural law until Grotius -- The right of Protestant princes regarding indifferent matters or adiaphora -- On the power of secular government to command its subjects to attend church diligently -- Is heresy a punishable crime? -- On the crime of sorcery -- On the right of a Christian prince in religious matters. - Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-286) and index. - Translated into English. - Formerly CIP
Law and politics in British colonial thought : transpositions of empire by Shaunnagh Dorsett ( Book )
14 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection that focuses on the role of European law in colonial contexts and engages with recent treatments of this theme in known works written largely from within the framework of postcolonial studies, which implicitly discuss colonial deployments of European law and politics via the concept of ideology
Rival enlightenments civil and metaphysical philosophy in early modern Europe by Ian Hunter ( )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Accounting for the humanities : the language of culture and the logic of government ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three faces of the law : a Christian perspective by Ian Hunter ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Repensar la escuela : subjetividad, burocracia y crítica by Ian Hunter ( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The effect of stress on dreams by Louis Breger ( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Law and Politics in British Colonial Thought ( )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the exhaustion of postcolonial studies, and following the historical turn in studies of European imperialism, the time is ripe for a more sharply historical consideration of the role of European legal thought in processes of colonial governance. Rather than recycling general theories of the ideological role of law in European colonization, the contributions to this volume focus on the historical interaction between law and politics in British colonial contexts in order to clarify how European legal doctrines and institutions were actually transmitted, negotiated and modified in the concrete circumstances of frontier polities
Eugene O'Neill's The long voyage home by John Ford ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"1940; the merchant ship Glencairn rolls and shivers in the black North Atlantic. On board, her anxious crewmen search the sky for German planes and hope they'll survive the long voyage home."--Container
Os Deveres do Homem E Do Cidadao by Samuel Pufendorf ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in Portuguese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Obscenity the jansenist pantomine by Ian Hunter ( Book )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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