Reading Political Philosophy: Machiavelli to Mill

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    This clear and thorough introduction provides students with the skills necessary to understand the main thinkers, texts and arguments of political philosophy and thought. Each chapter comprises a brief overview of a major political thinker, followed by an introduction to one or more of their most influential works and an introduction to key secondary readings. Key features include: * exercises * reading notes * guides for further reading The book introduces and assesses: Machiavelli's Prince; Hobbes' Leviathan; Locke's Second Treatise on Government; Rousseau's Social Contract; Marx and Engels' German Ideology Part 1; Mill's On Liberty and The Subjection of Women. Reading Political Philosophy requires no previous knowledge of philosophy or politics and is ideal for newcomers to political philosophy and political thought.

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    Number of Pages: 396
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780415211970
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    Listed in: From c 1900, Welfare & benefit systems, Political science & theory, Development economics & emerging economies, Industry & industrial studies
    Publisher: Routledge

    Books by Nigel Warburton

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