Society and the Individual

Society and the Individual : Readings in Social and Political Philosophy

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  • Hardback | 528 pages
  • 182.88 x 233.68 x 30.48mm | 907.18g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • 0534122108
  • 9780534122102

Table of contents

Part One: Classical and medieval political thought. Plato: The Republic; Protagoras; Crito. Aristotle: Politics - Books one and three. Cicero: On the Commenwealth; On Moral Obligation. Thomas Aquinas: On Kingship. Dante Alighieri: On World Government. Part Two: Modern political thought. Niccolo Machiavelli: The Prince; The Discourses. Thomas Hobbes: Leviathan. John Locke: The Second Treatise of Government; An essay Concerning the True Original, Extent and End of Civil Government. Jean-Jacques Rousseau: The Social Contract. David Hume: Of the Original Contract. Adam Smith: An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. Part Three: Equality. Jeremy Bentham: An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation. Karl Marx (and Friedrich Engels): Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844; The German Ideology; Manifesto of the Communist Party; Capital. Alison Jaggar: Political Philosophies of Women's Liberation. John Rawls: A Theory of Justice. Carole Pateman: The Sexual Contract. Concluding section on equality. Part Four: Liberty. John Stuart Mill: On Liberty. Isaiah Berlin: "Two Concepts of Liberty". Charles Taylor: "What's Wrong with Negative Liberty?". Ayn Rand: "Man's Rights"; "The Nature of Government"; "What is Capitalism". Robert Nozick: Anarchy, State and Utopia. G A Cohen: "Robert Nozick and Wilt Chamberlain: How Patterns Preserve Liberty". Ronald Dworkin: "Taking Rights Seriously". David Lyons: "Human Rights and the General Welfare". Part Five: Authority. Edmund Burke: Reflections on the Revolution in France. Thomas Paine: The Rights of Man. Mary Wollstonecraft: A Vindication of the Rights of Man. James Madison: The Federalist Papers. Alexis De Tocqueville: Democracy in America. Robert N Bellah et al: Habits of the Heart. Henry David Thoreau: "Civil Disobedience". Martin Luther King, Jr: "Letter from a Birmingham Jail". Peter Kropotkin: "Anarchist Communism". Emma Goldman: "A Defense of Anarchism". Hanna Arendt: "What is Authority".show more

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