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Fifty major political thinkers

Author: Ian Adams; R W Dyson
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2003.
Series: Routledge key guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Fully cross-referenced and including a glossary of theoretical terms, this wide-ranging and accessible book is essential reading for anyone with an interest in the evolution and history of contemporary political thought."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Adams; R W Dyson
ISBN: 0415228107 9780415228107 0415228115 9780415228114 9780203413487 0203413482
OCLC Number: 51297218
Description: xi, 255 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Plato (427-347 BCE) --
Aristotle (384-322 BCE) --
St. Augustine of Hippo (354-430) --
John of Salisbury (1120-80) --
St. Thomas Aquinas (1225-74) --
Marsilius of Padua (c. 1275-c.1343) --
Nicolo Machiavelli (1469-1527) --
Sir Thomas More (1478-1535) --
Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) --
James Harrington (1611-77) --
John Locke (1632-1704) --
Montesquieu (1689-1755) --
David Hume (1711-76) --
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-78) --
Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) --
Edmund Burke (1729-97) --
Tom Paine (1737-1809) --
Johann Gottfried Herder (1744-1803) --
Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-97) --
William Godwin (1756-1836) --
G.W.F. Hegel (1770-1831) --
Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) --
Charles Fourier (1772-1837) and Utopian Socialism --
Karl Marx (1818-83) --
Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-59) --
John Stuart Mill (1806-73) --
Herbert Spencer (1820-1903) --
T.H. Green (1836-82) --
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) --
Prince Peter Kropotkin (1842-1921) and Anarchism --
Georges Sorel (1847-1922) --
Eduard Bernstein (1850-1932) --
Max Weber (1864-1920) --
Vladimir Ilich Lenin (1870-1924) --
Benito Mussolini (1883-1945) and Fascism --
Marcus Garvey (1887-1940) and Black Emancipation --
Hannah Arendt (1906-75) --
Sir Isaiah Berlin (1909-97) --
Friedrich von Hayek (1899-1992) --
Mohandas Gandhi (1869-1948) --
Sir Karl Popper (1902-94) --
Michael Oakeshott (1901-90) --
Simone de Beauvoir (1908-86) and Second Wave Feminism --
Herbert Marcuse (1898-1979) and the Frankfurt School --
Michel Foucault (1926-84) --
John Rawls (1921-2002) --
Arne Naess (1912- ) and Ecologism --
Robert Nozick (1938-2002) --
Jurgen Habermas (1929- ) --
Jean-Francois Lyotard (1924-98).
Series Title: Routledge key guides.
Responsibility: Ian Adams and R.W. Dyson.
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This volume introduces the life and thought of major figures in Western political thought, from ancient Greece to the present day. The entries provide an accessible introduction to the major ideas  Read more...

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