Social and Political Philosophy: Classic and Contemporary Readings / Edition 1

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Social and Political Philosophy: Classic and Contemporary Readings is a comprehensive primary-source anthology of readings on social and political thought. Ranging from ancient classics to contemporary works, this unique text combines the essential classics in the field--including the work of ancient Greek political philosophers and modern social contract theorists--with a significant amount of contemporary work on issues pertaining to poverty, drug legalization, multiculturalism, race, gender, and class. It also integrates contemporary feminist perspectives.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195424294
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 3/15/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 496
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Plato and Aristotle
Plato, Crito
Plato, Republic
Aristotle, Politics
2. Modern Social/Political Philosophers
Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan
John Locke, Second Treatise of Government
John Locke, On Toleration
Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Discourse on the Origin of Inequality
Jean-Jacques Rousseau, On the Social Contract
David Hume, Of the Original Contract
3. John Stuart Mill and Harriet Taylor
John Stuart Mill, On Liberty
John Stuart Mill, On the Subjection of Women
Harriet Taylor, Enfranchisement of Women
4. Karl Marx and Fredrick Engels
Karl Marx and Fredrick Engels, Economic and Philosophical Manuscripts
Karl Marx and Fredrick Engels, The Communist Manifesto
5. Hannah Arendt and J├╝rgen Habermas
Hannah Arendt, The Human Condition
J:urgen Habermas, "The Public Sphere"
J:urgen Habermas, "Three Normative Models of Democracy"
6. John Rawls and John Hospers
John Rawls, A Theory of Justice
John Hospers, "What Libertarianism Is"
7. Carole Pateman and Charles Mills
Carole Pateman, The Sexual Contract
Charles Mills, The Racial Contract
8. Michael Walzer and Susan Moller Okin
Michael Walzer, Spheres of Justice
Michael Walzer, "Terrorism: A Critique of Excuses"
Susan Moller Okin, Justice, Gender, and the Family
Susan Moller Okin, "Is Multiculturalism Bad for Women?"
9. Charles Taylor and Will Kymlicka
Charles Taylor, "Atomism"
Charles Taylor, Multiculturalism and the Politics of Recognition
Will Kymlicka, Multicultural Citizenship

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