Great Political Thinkers: From Plato to the Present / Edition 6

Great Political Thinkers: From Plato to the Present / Edition 6

by Alan O. Ebenstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0155078895

ISBN-13: 9780155078895

Pub. Date: 08/25/1999

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Celebrating its fiftieth year in publication, GREAT POLITICAL THINKERS is an indispensable text for all students of political philosophy. This text contains portions of great works in their original form to whet the appetite and to encourage discussion within the classroom. By providing historical context and current scholarship, Alan Ebenstein builds upon the…  See more details below

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Celebrating its fiftieth year in publication, GREAT POLITICAL THINKERS is an indispensable text for all students of political philosophy. This text contains portions of great works in their original form to whet the appetite and to encourage discussion within the classroom. By providing historical context and current scholarship, Alan Ebenstein builds upon the framework of influences that have shaped current political thoughts and theories.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155078895
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/25/1999
Series:
Great Political Thinkers Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1024
Sales rank:
1,275,239
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: Ancient and Medieval. 1. Roots of the West. 2. The Greek Discover of Reason in Nature. 3. Plato. 4. Aristotle. 5. Polybius. 6. Cicero. 7. Stoicism and Epicureanism: Two Hellenistic Philosophies. 8. The Jewish Belief in One God, and Christian Love. 9. St. Augustine. 10. John of Salisbury. 11. St. Thomas Aquinas. 12. Dante. 13. Marsilio of Padua. Part II: Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries. 14. Machiavelli. 15. The Protestant Reformation. 16. Bodin. 17. Hobbes. 18. Locke. 19. Montesquieu. 20. Hume. 21. Rousseau. 22. Kant. 23. Smith. 24. Burke. Part III: Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. 25. Bentham. 26. Tocqueville. 27. Mill. 28. Hegel. 29. Revolutionary Communism. 30. Nietzsche. 31. Fascism. 32. Freud. 33. Gandhi. 34. From Classical Liberalism to Democratic Socialism. 35. The Welfare State. 36. Libertarianism. 37. Berlin. 38. Rawls.

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