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Political thought

Author: Michael Rosen; Jonathan Wolff; Catriona McKinnon
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Series: Oxford readers.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Political Thought contains essential readings covering the most important debates in the Western political tradition and presents samples of the major political ideologies. Issues discussed include: the role of human nature in determining social arrangements; the political significance of gender differences; the justification for the powers of the state; democracy and the rights of minorities; the tension between  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Rosen; Jonathan Wolff; Catriona McKinnon
ISBN: 0192892789 9780192892782
OCLC Number: 41002759
Description: xv, 442 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Human nature --
The justification of the state --
Democracy and its difficulties --
Liberty and rights --
Economic justice --
Justice between groups --
Alternatives to liberalism --
Progress and civilization --
Appendix: Fundamental political documents.
Series Title: Oxford readers.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Rosen and Jonathan Wolff with the assistance of Catriona McKinnon.
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Contains 140 helpful readings covering the debates in the Western political tradition and presents samples of the political ideologies. Issues discussed in this title include: the role of human  Read more...

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