You and the state: a fairly brief introduction to political philosophy
This unusual introduction to political philosophy draws on its history and main theories_classic liberal, democratic, socialist, radical_with an eye to how each sees the place of the individual in the political order.
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You and the State: A Fairly Brief Introduction to Political Philosophy
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