The efflorescence of political thinking

Derek Heater

in Citizenship in Britain

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print April 2006 | ISBN: 9780748622252
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748671960 | DOI:
The efflorescence of political thinking

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This chapter begins with a discussion of the emergence of radicalism. It then considers the failed attempts to establish a representative, parliamentary system of republican government and to write a republican constitution during the 1650s. The discussion then turns to the theories of Hobbes and Locke.

Keywords: radicalism; republicanism; Hobbes; Locke

Chapter.  16045 words. 

Subjects: UK Politics

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