Requiem For Modern Politics / Edition 1

Requiem For Modern Politics / Edition 1

by William Ophuls
     
 


Ophuls examines the contradictory and self-destructive character of political systems founded on Hobbesian (or “liberal”) premises, concluding that we must now invent a new form of politics, if not a new mode of civilization—one rooted in a fresh conception of natural law that espouses a political paradigm more appropriate to the dawning age of… See more details below

Overview


Ophuls examines the contradictory and self-destructive character of political systems founded on Hobbesian (or “liberal”) premises, concluding that we must now invent a new form of politics, if not a new mode of civilization—one rooted in a fresh conception of natural law that espouses a political paradigm more appropriate to the dawning age of ecology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813335162
Publisher:
Westview Press
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)
Lexile:
1390L (what's this?)

Meet the Author


William Ophuls is a former member of the U.S. Foreign Service and has taught political science at Northwestern University. He is the author of Ecology and the Politics of Scarcity, which won the International Studies Association’s Sprout Prize and the American Political Science Association’s Kammerer Award.

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