Modern Theories of Politics

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ISBN-13:
9781906165451
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
23.04.2013
Seiten:
248
Autor:
Evangelia Sembou
Gewicht:
325 g
Format:
214x139x18 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

This book considers the work of several major political philosophers - Hobbes, Locke, Bentham, Mill, Rousseau, Burke, Hegel and Marx. It is an introduction to these thinkers, and an introduction to their major writings. It acts as a basic primer for students of political philosophy, encouraging the reader to explore the original works discussed.
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Contents: Thomas Hobbes: Leviathan - John Locke: Second Treatise of Government - John Stuart Mill: Utilitarianism , On Liberty , The Subjection of Women and Chapters on Socialism - Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Discourse on Inequality , The Social Contract and Phen omenology of Spirit - Edmund Burke: Reflections on the Revolution in France - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel: Philosophy of Right - Karl Marx: Hegelianism.
Everything you ever wanted to know about modern political theory, but never dared to ask ...This book offers a concise introduction to the main ideas and arguments of the major political thinkers of modernity. It considers the following key thinkers: Hobbes, Locke, Bentham, J. S. Mill, Rousseau, Burke, Hegel and Marx.
Perhaps the best way to understand the ideas of a thinker is to read from their work. This book devotes each chapter to the main writings of a single thinker, providing excerpts from their work and explaining their views in detail. Readers are not expected to have any previous knowledge of the writings of these eight political philosophers, but by the end they should have a solid grasp of their central ideas. This book serves as an essential guide to some of the most important writings on political philosophy of modern times.