Robert Molesworth's An Account of Denmark (The Thomas Hollis Library) PDF

By Robert Molesworth

The Liberty Fund variation of An Account of Denmark, with its similar texts, is the 1st sleek variation of Molesworth’s writings. This quantity offers not just An Account, a textual content that for many of the eighteenth century was once well-known as one of many canonical works of Whiggism, but additionally his translation of Francogallia and Some issues for the marketing of Agriculture and making use of the Poor. those texts encompass Molesworth’s significant political statements on liberty in addition to his vital and understudied strategies for the appliance of liberty to financial development, all offered the following with editorial equipment to supply ancient and contextual historical past for the reader.

In An Account of Denmark, "Robert Molesworth famously clinically determined the reasons of a disordered commonwealth," writes Champion within the creation. "Unlike the reception of Locke, Molesworth's writings supplied perception into procedures of corruption instead of easily a suite of prescriptive juristic values. within the Account of Denmark, specifically, Molesworth validated how tyranny labored, selecting the contaminating ideologies and institutions."Robert Molesworth (1656–1725) used to be an Irish baby-kisser and diplomat.

Justin Champion is Chair of the historical past division at Royal Holloway university, college of London.David Womersley is Thomas Warton Professor of English Literature on the collage of Oxford.

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