Benjamin Constant and the Birth of French Liberalism

  • Authors
  • K. Steven Vincent

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. K. Steven Vincent
    Pages 1-15
  3. K. Steven Vincent
    Pages 17-38
  4. K. Steven Vincent
    Pages 39-80
  5. K. Steven Vincent
    Pages 81-128
  6. K. Steven Vincent
    Pages 129-162
  7. K. Steven Vincent
    Pages 197-215
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 217-280

About this book


This book advances a new interpretation of the timing and character of French (and more broadly European) liberalism, and contributes to the ongoing debate concerning the place of morality, sociability, and conceptions of the "self" in modern liberal thought.


empire Europe Liberal Pluralism philosophy

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2011
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-29239-4
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-11710-5
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