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On the History of Political Philosophy, CourseSmart eTextbook

By W. Julian Korab-Karpowicz

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Oct 19, 2011

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Intended for use in courses on political philosophy or the history of political philosophy, this book provides a critical account of Western political philosophy from classical Greece to modern times.  Demonstrating the continued relevance of historical ideas to today's problems, the author traces ongoing discussions about justice, power, and human nature by examining the ideas of key political theorists.

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Chapter  1.  Thucydides: War  and the Polis                                       

Chapter   2.  Plato: Who Should Rule?                                                               

Chapter   3.  Aristotle: The  Best Constitution                                              

Chapter   4.  Cicero: The Idea of the Republic                                 

Chapter   5.  St. Augustine: The City of God                                                     

Chapter   6.  St. Thomas Aquinas: Faith and Social Solidarity                 

Chapter   7.  Machiavelli: How to Rule?                                                             

Chapter   8.  Grotius: International Society                                  

Chapter   9.  Hobbes: The  Beginning of Modernity                        

Chapter  10.  Locke: Liberty And Property                                                       

Epilogue: The Classics and the Moderns

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