The Political Economy of Aid and Accountability

The Rise and Fall of Budget Support in Tanzania

Author: Dr Helen Tilley

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 140946444X

Category: Political Science

Page: 168

View: 1126

The provision of aid is increasingly under scrutiny with increasing demands for results. This raises the question: what are our expectations from aid and are they realistic? Too often accountability is argued for without questioning if what is understood by the term is relevant or applicable. The Political Economy of Aid and Accountability: The Rise and Fall of Budget Support in Tanzania explores the real meaning of accountability and argues for a new approach to aid more relevant to recipient countries. Offering fresh, insightful ideas Helen Tilley presents a contemporary theory of accountability through a case study of the delivery of general budget support in Tanzania. By considering the wider system of often contradictory political and social relations that influence and in turn constrain donor-government relations she questions the traditional understanding of accountability and deconstructs its epistemological assumptions. Engaging in an interdisciplinary discussion drawing upon economics, sociology, political science, anthropology, psychology and philosophy the book constructs a modern and nuanced understanding of accountability and foreign aid.
Posted in Political Science

Kredit und Kapital

Author: Werner Ehrlicher,Helmut Lipfert

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Capital

Page: N.A

View: 1950

Posted in Capital

Leviathan

Author: Thomas Hobbes

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1441110984

Category: Philosophy

Page: 278

View: 4402

By a deep and careful analysis of the text, enabling a new printing history of Leviathan to be constructed, this edition demonstrates that the traditional picture is substantially wrong. Both the Bear and Ornaments editions contain corrections and changes by Hobbes himself and are therefore central to reconstructing his text. In their substantial Introduction the editors examine all previous editions of Leviathan (as well as the manuscript copy prepared for Hobbes as a presentation copy for the King), throwing light on its history and calling into question the assumptions of previous editors. They thus provide an entirely new picture of its production. Schuhmann and Rogers also make full use of the Latin edition of Leviathan, published in 1668 when Hobbes was 80 years old. Through these new perspectives they are able to offer the first complete critical edition to take proper account of the publishing history and of Hobbes's own wishes. The result is as definitive an edition of Leviathan as modern scholarship can provide.
Posted in Philosophy

The New Face of Humanity

Author: Robert Redeker

Publisher: Academica PressLlc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Political Science

Page: 114

View: 8213

Philosophic discussion of the destabilization brought on by globalism, mass migration and the dehumanization of all human activity especially popular pastimes like sport and recreation. French philosophic tradition of criticism brought to bear on the crisis of culture.
Posted in Political Science

Historical Dictionary of Hobbes's Philosophy

Author: Juhana Lemetti

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 0810850656

Category: Philosophy

Page: 405

View: 6921

Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) is one of the most important early modern thinkers. Though Hobbes is best known for Leviathan (1651) and the theory of absolute sovereignty, his works discuss virtually all the major problems of philosophy as well as science and mathematics, and contain the translations of classical texts like Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War, a verse church history, and various essays. Hobbes spent most of his adult life in the service of the influential Cavendish family. The Historical Dictionary of Hobbes's Philosophy offers a comprehensive guide to the many facets of Hobbes's work. Through its chronology, introductory essay, bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on concepts, people, works, and technical terms, Hobbes's impact on philosophy and related fields is made accessible to the reader in this must-have reference. Intended as a reference to learn about particular aspects of Hobbes, it also serves as a quick guide to check information and find the relevant secondary literature on Hobbes. It is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Thomas Hobbes.
Posted in Philosophy

The Classical Moralists

Selections Illustrating Ethics from Socrates to Martineau

Author: Benjamin Rand

Publisher: The Minerva Group, Inc.

ISBN: 9781410217202

Category: Philosophy

Page: 820

View: 8531

The Classical Moralists is a companion volume in the field of ethics, to the author's Modern Classical Philosophers in the domain of philosophy. The book is virtually a history of ethics, based not upon the ordinary description of systems, but upon selections from the original sources and upon translations of the authors themselves. In 1882 the president and fellows of Harvard elected him to the Walker Fellowship which permitted him to travel and study abroad. He proceeded at once to Heidelberg where he studied under the celebrated philosopher Kuno Fischer. Before returning home he travelled much in Germany, Switzerland, Italy and France. Dr. Rand is the third man whom Harvard ever admitted to the degree of Ph.D. in the department of philosophy. His thesis presented for this degree was "Consciousness and Immortality." He made outstanding contributions in Philosophy and he was internationally known as a Philosopher.
Posted in Philosophy

Accountability in Public Policy Partnerships

Author: J. Steets

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230290612

Category: Political Science

Page: 264

View: 318

A PDF version of this book is available for free in open access via the OAPEN Library platform, www.oapen.org. This book presents a new model of accountability which ensures that public-private partnerships don't erode public accountability. It defines concrete accountability standards for different types of partnerships.
Posted in Political Science

Leviathan. 2

Author: Thomas Hobbes

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781843710264

Category: Political science

Page: N.A

View: 4022

Posted in Political science

Hobbes: Leviathan

Revised Student Edition

Author: Thomas Hobbes,Richard Tuck

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521567978

Category: History

Page: 519

View: 2501

Hobbes' Leviathan is arguably the greatest piece of political philosophy written in the English language. Since its first publication, Richard Tuck's edition of Leviathan has been recognized as the single most accurate and authoritative text, and for this revised edition Professor Tuck has provided a much-amplified and expanded introduction. Other vital study aids include an extensive guide to further reading, a note on textual matters, a chronology of important events and brief biographies of important persons mentioned in Hobbes' text.
Posted in History

The library and reading of Jonathan Swift

a bio-bibliographical handbook. Swift's library in four volumes

Author: Dirk Friedrich Passmann,Heinz J. Vienken

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783631419267

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: N.A

View: 7893

Posted in Literary Criticism

Milton and the political text

Author: Gary Neil Spear

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 464

View: 5627

Posted in Literary Criticism

Hobbes and Bramhall on Liberty and Necessity

Author: Thomas Hobbes,John Bramhall

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521596688

Category: Philosophy

Page: 104

View: 7353

This volume presents the famous seventeenth-century debate on freedom between Thomas Hobbes and John Bramhall.
Posted in Philosophy

Leviathan, 1651

Author: Thomas Hobbes

Publisher: Scolar Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Political Science

Page: 396

View: 539

Posted in Political Science

The Elements of Law, Natural and Politic

Part I, Human Nature, Part II, De Corpore Politico ; with Three Lives

Author: Thomas Hobbes,John Charles Addison Gaskin

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780192836823

Category: Law

Page: 284

View: 1434

`the state of men without civil society (which state we may properly call the state of nature) is nothing else but a mere war of all against all.' Thomas Hobbes was the first great philosopher to write in English. His account of the human condition, first developed in The Elements of Law (1640), which comprises Human Nature and De Corpore Politico, is a direct product of the intellectural and political strife of the seventeenth century. It is also a remarkably penetrating look athuman nature, and a permanently relevant analysis of the fears of self-seeking that result in the war of `each against every man'. In The Elements of Law Hobbes memorably sets out both the main lines of his general philosophy, later augmented in De Corpore (1655), and the moral and political philosophy later made famous in Leviathan (1651). Copies of Human Nature and De Corpore Politico, until 1889 printed as separate works, are rare antiques or scarcely less rare scholarly texts;this is the first complete popular edition. It is here supplemented by chapters from De Corpore and Three Lives, two from Hobbes's original Latin. These have never before been published together in English.
Posted in Law

The Age of Milton

Backgrounds to Seventeenth-century Literature

Author: C. A. Patrides,Raymond B. Waddington

Publisher: Manchester [Eng.] : Manchester University Press ; Totowa, N.J. : Barnes and Noble

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 438

View: 6919

Posted in Literary Criticism

The Cambridge Companion to Hobbes

Author: Tom Sorell

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521422444

Category: Philosophy

Page: 404

View: 3395

The most convenient, accessible guide to Hobbes available.
Posted in Philosophy