Political Thought from Plato to NATO

Political Thought from Plato to NATO

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This book should be of interest to undergraduate courses in political science.
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  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 134.62 x 203.2 x 17.78mm | 294.83g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • 0534108016
  • 9780534108014

Table of contents

Introduction by Brian Redhead. Plato: the search for an ideal form of state, by Christopher Rowe. Aristotle: ideals and realities, by Peter Nicholson. St. Augustine: christian political thought at the end of the roman empire, by Janet Coleman. St. Thomas Aquinas: the state and morality, by Anthony Black. Niccolo Machiavelli: the anatomy of political and military decadence, by Sydney Anglo. Jean Calvin: the disciplined commonwealth, by Harro Hopfl. Thomas Hobbes: the sceptical state, by Richard Tuck. John Locke: the politics of trust, by John Dunn. Jean-Jacques Rousseau: moral decadence and the pursuit of liberty, by Robert Wokler. Adam Smith: the enlightenment and the philosophy of society, by John Robertson. John Stuart Mill: the crisis of liberalism, by John Gray. Karl Marx: gravedigger of the capitalist class, by Terrell Carver. The Moderns: liberalism revived, by Alan Ryan. The Moderns: Herbert Marcuse and Hannah Arendt - 'critics of the present,' by Liam O'Sullivan. The contributors. Book list. Chronological table of major political thinkers.
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