"Idea of a perfect Commonwealth" Discourse XII

Title"Idea of a perfect Commonwealth" Discourse XII
Year for Search1752
AuthorsHume, David (1711-76)
Secondary TitlePolitical Discourses
Pagination281-304
Date Published1752
PublisherPtd. by R. Fleming, For A. Kincaid and A. Donaldson
Place PublishedEdinburgh, Scot.
KeywordsScottish author
Annotation

Partially a commentary on the subject of an ideal commonwealth. Includes a few pages of the structure of a republican eutopia designed to correct perceived defects in 1656 Harrington.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in Utopias of the British Enlightenment. Ed. Gregory Claeys (Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 1994), 55-69.

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Author Note

Scottish author (1711-76).

Full Text

1752 Hume, David (1711-76). “Idea of a perfect Commonwealth.” Discourse XII in his Political Discourses (Edinburgh, Scot.: Ptd. by R. Fleming, For A. Kincaid and A. Donaldson, 1752), 281-304. Rpt. in Utopias of the British Enlightenment. Ed. Gregory Claeys (Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 1994), 55-69. O

Partially a commentary on the subject of an ideal commonwealth. Includes a few pages of the structure of a republican eutopia designed to correct perceived defects in 1656 Harrington.