This book is a comprehensive anthology in the history of political philosophy. It presents important selections from the ancient, medieval, and modern periods along with many contemporary selections. The material is presented historically with brief biographical sketches of each author as well as introductions to each period. "Political Philosophy: Essential Selections" offers the most comprehensive selection of readings in Western political philosophy, ranging from the ancient to the contemporary. From Plato and Aristotle to todayOs disputes about liberalism, anarchism, feminism, and socialism. Selections are presented as they were originally written with minimal editorial intrusion.The book includes important thinkers rarely featured in similar anthologies, such as Marsilius of Padua, Mary Wollstonecraft, and Mikail Bakunin, plus more familiar names.It also presents key developments in the history of political philosophy and provides good coverage of contemporary theories. This allows readers to trace the historical development of these important concepts and themes. An important resource for every reader interested in the development of political thought regarding contemporary issues.
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Book Description Pearson, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0136295770
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Book Description Pearson, 1998. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: I. ANCIENT POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY. Introduction. Xenophon, fromMemorabilia.Plato, fromRepublic.Plato, fromStatesman.Aristotle, fromPolitics. II. MEDIEVAL POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY. Introduction. Saint Augustine of Hippo, fromThe City of God.Saint Thomas Aquinas, fromThe Treatise on Law.Marsilius of Padua, fromDefender of Peace. III. MODERN POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY. Introduction. Niccolo Machiavelli, fromThe Prince.Thomas Hobbes, fromLeviathan.Baruch Spinoza, fromThe Theological-Political Treatise.John Locke, fromSecond Treatise on Government.David Hume, fromA Treatise of Human Nature.Immanual Kant, fromPerpetual Peace: A Philosophical Sketch.Jean-Jacques Rousseau, fromOn the Social Contract.Edmund Burke, fromReflections on the Revolution in France.The Federalist Papers,numbers 10, 15, 31, 37, 49, 51. George Wilhelm Freidrich Hegel, fromThe Philosophy of Right.Karl Marx,Grundrisse.Karl Marx,Critique of the Gotha Programme.John Stuart Mill, fromOn Liberty.Mary Wollstonecraft, fromVindication of the Rights of Woman.Thomas Hill Green, fromJustice and the Common Good.Herbert Spencer, fromSocial Statics.Mikhail Bakunin, fromGod and the State. IV. CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY. Introduction. John Dewey, fromEthics.Benito Mussolini, fromFascism: Doctrine and Institutions.Vladimir Ilich Lenin, fromOn Soviet Socialist Democracy.Friedrich August von Hayek, fromThe Constitution of Liberty.Ayn Rand,Man's Rights.Leo Strauss, fromWhat is Political Philosophy?John Rawls, fromA Theory of Justice.Robert Nozick, fromAnarchy, State, and Utopia.Murray N. Rothbard,Society Without a State.Susan Mendus,Liberal Man.Ronald Dworkin, fromTaking Rights Seriously.Jurgen Habermas, fromJustification and Application.Alison Jaggar, fromFeminist Politics and Human Nature.Richard Rorty, fromObjectivity, Relativism, and Truth. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0136295770
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 559 pages. 9.50x7.25x1.00 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0136295770