Political Theorists in Context / Edition 1

Political Theorists in Context / Edition 1

by Stuart Isaacs, Chris Sparks
     
 

ISBN-10: 041520125X

ISBN-13: 9780415201254

Pub. Date: 09/01/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Focusing on the historical context in which political theorists have developed their thinking, this textbook is an introduction to students of political thought. The authors address a series of canonical major thinkers in the context of three world-changing epochs - the English, French and Industrial revolutions. The theorists' ideas are assessed with reference to the…  See more details below

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Focusing on the historical context in which political theorists have developed their thinking, this textbook is an introduction to students of political thought. The authors address a series of canonical major thinkers in the context of three world-changing epochs - the English, French and Industrial revolutions. The theorists' ideas are assessed with reference to the politics of their time and show how they responded to or interacted with the political events and issues of their day.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415201254
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/01/2004
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. IA world turned upside down : the English Revolution7
1John Milton9
2The levellers and the diggers37
3Thomas Hobbes67
4John Locke87
Pt. IIReason and revolt : the French Revolution107
5Montesquieu109
6Jean Jacques Rousseau137
7Edmund Burke165
Pt. IIIAll that is solid melts into air : the Industrial Revolution183
8John Stuart Mill185
9Karl Marx217
10Mikhail Bakunin and the anarchists237

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