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Political thinkers: from Socrates to the Present

Boucher, David and Kelly, Paul, eds. (2017) Political thinkers: from Socrates to the Present. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780198708926

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Excellent breadth and depth, giving students a comprehensive overview of Western political thought. Written by internationally renowned experts, exposing students to multiple perspectives. Connections and relationships between thinkers are made clear to help students gain a fuller understanding of the development of political thought, without viewing individual thinkers in isolation. Carefully developed learning features, including a chapter guide, biography, key texts, and key ideas for each thinker, help students understand key concepts and ideas in the history of political thought, as well as the context that inspired them. New to this Edition: A new chapter on Hannah Arendt, one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century. A new chapter on Hugo Grotius helps to introduce the just war tradition. Revised part introductions make clear the connections between thinkers and their significance in relation to each other.

Item Type: Book
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Additional Information: © 2017 The Editors © The Authors
Divisions: Government
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Departments > Government
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2017 11:02
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2020 23:24

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