A Guide to the Political Classics: Plato to Rousseau

A Guide to the Political Classics: Plato to Rousseau

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A Guide to the Political Classics: Plato to Rousseau by Murray G. Forsyth, H M. A. Keens-Soper

These essays are designed for students of political philosophy who are approaching the great texts of the past for the first time. Intended to help students find their way into the texts and get the most from them, while encouraging further exploration, the essays offer selective interpretation of setting, form, and content in clear, straightforward language. Texts discussed are Plato's Republic, Aristotle's Politics, Augustine's City of God, Machiavelli's Prince and Discourses, Hobbes's Leviathan, Locke's Second Treatise of Government, and Rousseau's Social Contract.

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ISBN-13: 9780198249511
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 12/15/1988
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 5.69(w) x 8.88(h) x 0.69(d)

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