Political Theory: Classic Writings, Contemporary Views

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312046934
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publication date: 11/28/1991
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 753

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Plato 7
The Republic 11
The Republic and the "Limits of Politics" 30
Response to Hall 42
Aristotle 52
Nicomachean Ethics 56
Politics 60
Aristotle's Understanding of the Naturalness of the City 73
Woman's Place and Nature in a Functionalist World 84
Saint Augustine 94
The City of God 97
The State: The Return of Order Upon Disorder 114
The Two Cities in Augustine's Political Philosophy 123
Saint Thomas Aquinas 132
Summa Theologica 136
On Kingship 154
On Thomistic Natural Law: The Bad Man's View of Thomistic Natural Right 157
The Mixed Constitution and the Distinction between Regal and Political Power in the Work of Thomas Aquinas 171
Niccolo Machiavelli 182
The Prince 185
The Discourses 193
Public Versus Private Claims: Machiavellianism from Another Perspective 202
Trapping the Prince: Machiavelli and the Politics of Deception 211
Thomas Hobbes 229
Leviathan 233
The Political Theory of Possessive Individualism 252
The Art of Government 263
John Locke 275
The Second Treatise of Government 279
The Law of Nature in Locke's Second Treatise: Is Locke a Hobbesian? 299
Locke's Second Treatise and "The Best Fence Against Rebellion" 313
Jean-Jacques Rousseau 327
Discourse on the Origin and Foundations of Inequality 331
On the Social Contract 338
Rousseau, Nature and History 361
The Concept of the General Will 371
Edmund Burke 378
Reflections on the Revolution in France 381
Burke 393
The Critique of Political Radicalism 399
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel 404
The Philosophy of History 408
The Philosophy of Right 415
History and Politics 426
What Is "Right" in Hegel's Philosophy of Right? 439
Karl Marx 455
Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts 459
The German Ideology 465
Capital 475
The Theory of Alienation 481
Gone Fishing: Making Sense of Marx's Concept of Communism 496
John Stuart Mill 508
On Liberty 511
The Subjection of Women 525
John Stuart Mill: On Liberty and History 534
Marital Slavery and Friendship: John Stuart Mill's The Subjection of Women 543
Friedrich Nietzsche 557
Beyond Good and Evil 561
The Genealogy of Morals 575
Friedrich Nietzsche and the Politics of Transfiguration 583
Nietzsche and Political Thought 593
Hannah Arendt 603
The Human Condition 606
Hannah Arendt 621
Motive and Goal in Hannah Arendt's Concept of Political Action 636
John Rawls 649
A Theory of Justice 652
"Justice as Fairness: Political, Not Metaphysical" 668
The Central Role of Rawls's Theory 678
Pluralism and Social Unity 684
Jurgen Habermas 697
Knowledge and Human Interests 701
Legitimation Crisis 710
Habermas and Modernity 720
Crisis Tendencies, Legitimation and the State 733
Index 747
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