Comparative Political Theory: An Introduction by F. DallmayrComparative Political Theory: An Introduction by F. Dallmayr

Comparative Political Theory: An Introduction

byF. Dallmayr

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Political theory has been traditionally confined to the history of Western political thought from Aristotle to Nietzsche, but this limitation is not tenable in a global age. This text focuses on Islamic, Indian and Far Eastern civilizations, offering readings of classical teachings and contemporary theoretical developments.
Fred Dallmayr Ira R. Lapidus Muhsin Madhi Roxanne L. Euben John L. Esposito Youssef Choueiri Bhikhu Parekh K. J. Shah Thomas Pantham Anthony Parel R. C. Pillai Tu Weiming Ronald C. Keith Daniel A. Bell Hahm Chaibong Jose I. Cabezon Wm. Theodore de Bary
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Title:Comparative Political Theory: An IntroductionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:275 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.59 inPublished:May 14, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230618634

ISBN - 13:9780230618633

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PART I: COMPARATIVE POLITICAL THEORY AND CULTURAL COMPARISON Beyond Monologue: For A Comparative Political Theory; F.Dallmayr The Unity of Human Nature and the Diversity Cultures; K.Schmitz PART II: ISLAMIC POLITICAL THOUGHT The Golden Age: The Political Concepts of Islam; I.R.Lapidus Political Islam: The Origins; C.Butterworth Alfarabi; M.Madhi A View Across Time: Islam as the Religion of Reason; R.L.Euben Contemporary Islam: Reformation or Revolution?; J.L.Esposito The Political Discourse of Contemporary Islamist Movements; Y.Choueiri Islamicist Utopia and Democracy; L.Addi PART III: INDIAN POLITICAL THOUGHT Some Reflections on the Hindu Tradition of Political Thought; B.Parekh Of Artha and Arthashastra; K.J.Shah The Socio-Religious and Political Thought of Rammohun Roy; T.Pantham Mahatma's Critique of Modernity; A.Parel Gandhi and Democratic Theory; R.Terchek The Ideology of Hindu Nationalism; P.Dixit The Political Ideas of Jawaharlal Nehru; R.C.Pillai PART IV: EAST ASIAN POLITICAL THOUGHT The Value of the Human in Classical Confucian Thought; T.Weiming Law and Society in Confucian Thought; R.C.Keith East Asia's Modern Transformation; Wm. T.de Bary The Contemporary Relevance of Confucianism; D.A.Bell & H.Chaibong The Shapes and Sources of Engaged Buddhism; C.S.Queen Buddhist Principles in the Tibetan Liberation Movement; J.I.Cabezón East Asia and the West: Catching Up With Each Other; Wm. T.de Bary