Comparative Political Philosophy / Edition 2

Comparative Political Philosophy / Edition 2

by Anthony J. Parel, Ronald C. Keith
     
 

Comparative Political Philosophy: Studies Under the Upas Tree examines four major traditions of political philosophy and discusses similarities in their key ideas and assumptions. An intellectually daring enterprise, this fascinating volume focuses on key texts from Chinese, Indian, Western and Islamic political philosophy.See more details below

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Comparative Political Philosophy: Studies Under the Upas Tree examines four major traditions of political philosophy and discusses similarities in their key ideas and assumptions. An intellectually daring enterprise, this fascinating volume focuses on key texts from Chinese, Indian, Western and Islamic political philosophy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780739106105
Publisher:
Lexington Books
Publication date:
04/01/2003
Series:
Global Encounters: Studies in Comparative Political Theory Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
294
Product dimensions:
0.66(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to the Second Edition Chapter 2 The Comparative Study of Political Philosophy Chapter 3 Classical Western Political Philosophy Chapter 4 Modern Western Political Philosophy Chapter 5 Law and Society in Confucian Thought Chapter 6 Mao Zedong and His Political Thought Chapter 7 What Good is Democracy? The Alternatives in China and the West Chapter 8 Of Artha and the Arthasastra Chapter 9 Mahatma Gandhi's Critique of Modernity Chapter 10 Farabi and Greek Political Philosophy Chapter 11 Khomeini's Doctrine of Legitimacy

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