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REVIEWS 8yJingo Finding The Right Level John MacKenzie, Propaganda and Empire, Manchester University Press, 1984, 288pp., 1:..25 hb MacKenzie’s book is one of that kind that takes a debate which has been going on in papers, articles and reviews, and tries to assemble a definite thesis out of the debate. It is a compilation of […]

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REVIEWS • Two Views of Carol McMillan Carol McMillan, Blackwell, 1982 Women~ Reason and Nature, Basil Carol McMillan’s book grew, as she explains, out of an M.Phil thesis written at Kings College, London, and she acknowledges a debt to Peter Winch. I find her book interesting both because I think it locates some areas in […]

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Back in the 1960s, Quentin Skinner started a little revolution in the study of political theory in Britain. Drawing on Wittgenstein and Austin, he attacked the whole idea that there could be monolithic cumulative progress in ʻpolitical scienceʼ. There was no fixed set of political questions, he said – rights, the state, equality, and civil […]