Modern Political Thinkers and Ideas: An Historical Introduction

Modern Political Thinkers and Ideas

An Historical Introduction

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ISBN10: 0415174775 ISBN13: 9780415174770 Publisher: Routledge Published: Dec 1 2001 Weight: 1.05lbs. Height: 9.75" Width: 7.00" Depth: 0.50" Language: English

Publisher's Comments
Modern Political Thinkers and Ideas is an exciting new text that provides students with a clearly presented introduction to some of the key areas of modern political thought. Uniquely combining historical and philosophical approaches to the subject, it describes the writings and ideas of the most influential thinkers of the modern era.

Modern Political Thinkers and Ideas features:

* the main concepts in modern political theory such as: the State and Sovereignty; Political Obligation and Civil Disobedience; Liberty; Rights; Equality and Justice; Democracy
* the ideas of key thinkers such as: Machiavelli; Hobbes; Locke; Paine; Rousseau; Burke; Mill; Bentham; Marx; Rawls; Hayek
* a clear and instructive framework for each chapter which provides students with: (a) the significance of each concept in modern political thought; (b) what major political thinkers had to say about each concept; and (c) the relevance of key concepts to contemporary argument and debate.
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