Encyclopedia of Modern Political Thought by Gregory Claeys

By Gregory Claeys

This quantity set explores glossy and modern political inspiration because 1750, taking a look at the thinkers, thoughts, debates, concerns and nationwide traditions that experience formed political notion from the Enlightenment to post-modernism and post-structuralism.

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A less conservative position sees abortion as justified also in cases of rape or incest. This position stems in part from seeing pregnancy as a natural consequence of the choice of sexual activity—the woman (and man) should be responsible for their choices—whereas in rape and incest, the woman did not choose to engage in reproductive activity. A more liberal position considers the mental health of the woman as sometimes providing justification for abortion; some argue that preventing suicide on the part of the woman is an extension of the self-defense analogy used in the case of ectopic pregnancies.

His application to Cambridge University was declined on account of his Catholicism, and he went to Munich to study under the respected priest-historian Ignaz von Döllinger. In 1854, he returned to England to accept his inheritance of the family estate at Aldenham and five years later was elected to Parliament to represent the Irish district of Carlow. In 1865, he married the daughter of Italian nobility, Marie Arco. With her, he had six children, four of them surviving to adulthood. Acton was a passive member of Parliament, rarely speaking in debates and frequently missing votes, and his stay in electoral politics was brief.

WalenUniversity of MarylandRebecca M. M. WallaceRobert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UKNorbert WaszekUniversity of Paris VIIIDaniel WebbCarleton University, OttawaAndrew WernickTrent University, Ontario, CanadaNathan WidderRoyal Holloway, University of LondonMatthew WilsonRoyal Holloway, University of LondonHoda ZakiHood CollegeSpencer ZifcakAustralian Catholic University Introduction Throughout human history, most people have lived on the land, engaged in shepherding or farming and in a state of servitude, if not outright slavery.

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