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Great Political Thinkers : From Plato to the Present - 6th edition

Great Political Thinkers : From Plato to the Present (ISBN10: 0155078895; ISBN13: 9780155078895)
ISBN13: 978-0155078895
ISBN10: 0155078895

Summary: Celebrating its fiftieth year in publication, Great Political Thinkers is an indispensable text for all students of political philosophy. This text contains portions of great works in their original form to whet the appetite and to encourage discussion within the classroom. By providing historical context and current scholarship, Alan Ebenstein builds upon the framework of influences that have shaped current political thoughts and theories. A classic textbook
for introduction to political theory or political philosophy courses usually found in the political science department.
  • Features an outstanding collection of writers from classic times to the present. Included among the many notables are Aristotle, St. Augustine, Mill, Hume, Dante, Rousseau, Mussolini, Freud, Nietzche, Tocqueville, Machiavelli, Kant, Gandhi, and Calvin.
  • The text contains a total of forty-six writers and selections from their original works.
  • Included are additional writings of Kant.
  • A new section on Christianity.
  • Revised chapters on liberalism, socialism, and the welfare state.
  • Updated essays on Hayek and Milton Freedman.
  • The addition of new selections by Thomas Hill Green, Harold Laski, and William Beveridge.
...show more
Summary: Celebrating its fiftieth year in publication, Great Political Thinkers is an indispensable text for all students of political philosophy. This text contains portions of great works in their original form to whet the appetite and to encourage discussion within the classroom. By providing historical context and current scholarship, Alan Ebenstein builds upon the framework of influences that have shaped current political thoughts and theories. A classic textbook for introduction to political theory or political philosophy courses usually found in the political science department.
  • Features an outstanding collection of writers from classic times to the present. Included among the many notables are Aristotle, St. Augustine, Mill, Hume, Dante, Rousseau, Mussolini, Freud, Nietzche, Tocqueville, Machiavelli, Kant, Gandhi, and Calvin.
  • The text contains a total of forty-six writers and selections from their original works.
  • Included are additional writings of Kant.
  • A new section on Christianity.
  • Revised chapters on liberalism, socialism, and the welfare state.
  • Updated essays on Hayek and Milton Freedman.
  • The addition of new selections by Thomas Hill Green, Harold Laski, and William Beveridge.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 6TH 00
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Harcourt Brace or Harcourt Press
Published: 08/25/1999
International: No

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