Political Theory

Liberty, Responsibility, and Prudence in Bertrand de Jouvenel


Conferees examined Bertrand de Jouvenel's evolving understanding of politics and the role of prudence by examining a number of his earlier essays and his last book, The Art of Conjecture.


Conference Readings

Jouvenel, Bertrand de. The Pure Theory of Politics. Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, Inc., 2000.

Jouvenel, Bertrand de. The Nature of Politics: Selected Essays of Bertrand de Jouvenel. Edited by Dennis Hale and Marc Landy. New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers, 1992.

Jouvenel, Bertrand de. The Art of Conjecture. Brunswick: Transaction Publishers, 2012.

Thucydides. The Peloponnesian War. Edited by David Grene. Translated by Thomas Hobbes. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1959.