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Western Political Thought : From Socrates to the Age of Ideology - 2nd edition

Western Political Thought : From Socrates to the Age of Ideology (ISBN10: 0131911724; ISBN13: 9780131911727)
ISBN13: 978-0131911727
ISBN10: 0131911724

Summary: Written simply and directly but without sacrificing intellectual depth this text presents the basic terms, ideas, and dilemmas of Western political thought through an in-depth analysis of a limited number of major thinkers from the pre-Socratics to the contemporary era. It views the thinkers in historical context and examines them in terms of the changing relationships of ethics and politics in Western political philosophy. Features ...show moreONT>

  • Uses a student-oriented approach that is accessible, yet does not over simplify difficult concepts and issues.
    • Assumes no background in the history of political thought.
    • Defines basic and specialized terms in the text, uses them in a variety of contexts to better enable students to grasp their meaning, and includes a glossary of terms in an appendix.
  • Features thinkers that represent most of the important theorists in the Western tradition.
    • Deals with each thinker in detail explains basic concepts in depth and draws out and analyzes the implications of various political theories.
  • Organizes theorists historically from pre-Socratic philosophers to those of the contemporary era with general historical context provided for each.
  • Explores an overarching theme throughout the changing relationships of ethics and politics in Western political thought from Socrates to the present time.
  • NEW - Adds a chapter on Cicero that includes a substantial introduction to the major Hellenistic political philosophies as well as an historical overview of the events surrounding the rise of the Roman Empire.
  • NEW - Expands coverage of St. Augustine to include a discussion of some of the key political ideas of the Roman Empire as well as a more detailed analysis of St. Augustine's theocratic theory of the state.
  • NEW - Briefly describes John of Salisbury (in the St. Thomas chapter) important as a late medieval pre-Aristotelian thinker.
  • NEW - Adds a section on patriarchy and the political exclusion of women in Locke's theory of contract.
    • Concludes with an analysis of contemporary political ideologies from Burke through Marx and the rise of modern nationalism.
  • NEW - Updates the chapter on Marx to reflect the demise of Soviet and East European communism and the current "death of communism" debate.

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Edition/Copyright: 2ND 96
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 08/07/1995
International: No

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