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The concepts of the public, the private and the political in contemporary Western political theory (2009)
Journal Article
O'Sullivan, N. K. (2009). The concepts of the public, the private and the political in contemporary Western political theory. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, 12(2), 145-165. doi:10.1080/13698230902892010

The concept of the public realm is the most fundamental of all political concepts because it is only the shared relationship it constitutes between rulers and ruled that makes government more than mere domination. It is therefore not surprising that... Read More

Visions of European unity since 1945 (2008)
Book Chapter
O'Sullivan, N. (2008). Visions of European unity since 1945. In R. Johnston (Ed.), Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 154, 2007 Lectures, 93-127. British Academy. doi:10.5871/bacad/9780197264355.003.0004

This lecture presents the text of the speech about visions of European unity since 1945 delivered by the author at the 2007 Elie Kedourie Memorial Lecture held at the British Academy. It discusses Jean Monnet's Memoirs, wherein he expressed the hope... Read More