9781412808156

Questioning Authority: Political Resistance and the Ethic of Natural Science

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    9781412808156

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    1412808154

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-02-15
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Table of Contents

List of Abbreviationsp. ix
Prefacep. xiii
Introductionp. 1
From Natural Philosophy to Political Philosophy
Francis Bacon: A New Interpretation of Naturep. 21
Thomas Hobbes's Scientific Approach to Politicsp. 41
John Locke and the Origins of Political Resistancep. 65
Science and Its Critics
The Ethic and Practice of Modern Natural Sciencep. 87
Critical Theory and the Critique of Modernityp. 107
Michel Foucault and the Postmodern Reactionp. 121
Conclusionp. 135
Biblliographyp. 143
Indexp. 147
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