Issue 1.1 (2012)

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Elliott Karstadt


 On Politics and History: A Discussion with Quentin Skinner

Georgios Giannakopoulos and Francisco Quijano




Political and Moral Vision in the Thought of Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Samuel Zeitlin


The State of the Company: Corporations, Colonies and Companies in Leviathan

Mathias Hein Jessen


Property, Patriotism and Self-Interest in the Debate over Odelsretten, the Norwegian Retrait lignager, 1759-1814

Haakon Andreas Evju


‘A Property Sacred upon Earth’: Victorian Catholics and the Papacy’s Temporal Power

Colm Ó Siochrú


An Unresolved Problem with the ‘Developmental’ Concept of Power in C. B. MacPherson

Robert Ballingall


The Non-sovereign Self and Limitations to Self-ownership

Rosine Kelz


Proprietary Heritage: The Iraqi Jewish Archive and the Logic of Cultural Property

Tamara Mann


Capitalism, Contextualisation and The Political Theory of Possessive Individualism 

Geoff Kennedy


Book Reviews

Christopher Bobonich (ed.) (2010). Plato’s Laws: A Critical Guide

Reviewer: Robert Ballingall


Chrisopher Brooke (2012). Philosophic Pride: Stoicism and Political Thought from Lipsius to Rousseau

Reviewer: Ross Carroll


Joseph Canning (2011). Ideas of Power in the Late Middle Ages, 1296-1417

Reviwer: Milan ┼Żonca


Gregory Claeys (2011). Searching for Utopia: The History of an Idea

Reviewer: Matthew S. Adams


Thomas Hobbes (2012). Leviathan, ed. Noel Malcolm

Reviewer: Elliott Karstadt


Jeremy Jennings (2011). Revolution and the Republic: A History of Political Thought in France Since the Eighteenth Century

Reviewer: Iain Stewart 


Chrisopher Krebs (2011) A Most Dangerous Book: Tacitus’s Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich

Reviewer: Shane C. Nagle


Eric MacPhail (2011). The Sophistic Renaissance, Travaux d’Humanisme et Renaissance 485

Reviewer: Joanne Paul


Mira Matikkala (2011). Empire and Imperial Ambition: Liberty, Englishness and Anti-Imperialism in Late Victorian Britain

Reviewer: Georgios Giannakopoulos


Jan-Werner Müller (2011). Contesting Democracy: Political Ideas in Twentieth-Century

Reviewer: Iain Stewart


Emile Perreau-Saussine (2012). Catholicism and Democracy: an Essay in the History of Political Thought, trans. Richard Rex

Reviewer: Colm O’Siochru


Frank Prochaska (2012). Eminant Victorians on American Democracy: the view from Albion 

Reviewer: Callum Barrell 


David Runicman (2008) Political Hypocrisy: The Mask of Power, from Hobbes to Orwell and Beyond

Reviewer: Paul Sagar


Robert Wokler (2012). Rousseau, the Age of Enlightenment, and Their Legacies, ed. Bryan Garsten

Reviewer: Felix Waldmann


In Memoriam

Eric Hobsbawm

Victoria Briggs






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