The principles of politics : an introduction to the study of the evolution of political ideas


Oxford : Clarendon, 1931

308 p.

Contains an index.

Hardcover book. Paper covers a little soiled and torn, otherwise in good condition.



  • The original contract
  • Sovereignty: Hobbes' doctrine and the juristic view ; Locke, Montesquieu and the historical view ; The sovereignty of the people, Rousseau and the philosophical view
  • Democracy and representation
  • The notion of law
  • The theory of rights: individualism, natural rights, civil and political rights
Lord, Arthur Ritchie
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