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Author Runciman, David.

Title Political hypocrisy [electronic resource] : the mask of power, from Hobbes to Orwell and beyond / David Runciman.

Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xii, 272 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-258) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Hobbes and the mask of power -- Mandeville and the virtues of vice -- The American Revolution and the art of sincerity -- Bentham and the utility of fiction -- Victorian democracy and Victorian hypocrisy -- Orwell and the hypocrisy of ideology -- Conclusion: Sincerity and hypocrisy in democratic politics.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Political ethics.
Hypocrisy -- Political aspects.
Political science -- Philosophy.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780691129310 (alk. paper)
0691129312 (alk. paper)

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