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Reading Political Philosophy: Machiavelli to Mill By Derek Matravers

Reading Political Philosophy: Machiavelli to Mill
by Derek Matravers

This text presents a clear and thorough introduction to political philosophy and political thought, introducing the reader to major political thinkers and complementary secondary readings.

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Reading Political Philosophy: Machiavelli to Mill Summary


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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GOR001623894
Reading Political Philosophy: Machiavelli to Mill
Derek Matravers
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2000-12-14
396
0415211972
9780415211970
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