Republicanism

[Revised entry by Frank Lovett on April 15, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] In political theory and philosophy, the term 'republicanism' is generally used in two different, but closely
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[Revised entry by Frank Lovett on April 15, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] In political theory and philosophy, the term 'republicanism' is generally used in two different, but closely related, senses. In the first sense, republicanism refers to a loose tradition or family of writers in the history of western political thought, including especially: Machiavelli and his fifteenth-century Italian predecessors; the English republicans...

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