Understanding the Political Philosophers: From Ancient to Modern Times
This absorbing look at political philosophy asks you to climb inside the heads of the major political philosophers. This lively and engaging book is appropriate for any student taking a course in political thought.
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Introduction Why study political philosophy?
2 Plato The Republic
4 What happened next?
Reason and Revolutions
5 Hobbes goes to Paris
Modern Times Modern Themes
10 After the flood
utilitarianism and liberalism
through reason to justice
14 After Rawls
Postscript What happens next?
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