On the History of Political Philosophy: Great Political Thinkers From Thucydides To Locke

Paperback | October 28, 2011

byW Julian Korab-karpowiczEditorW Julian Korab-karpowicz

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Intended for use in courses on political philosophy or the history of political philosophy, On the History of Political Philosophy provides a critical account of Western political philosophy from classical Greece to modern times.  Demonstrating the continued relevance of historical ideas to today's problems, the author traces ongoing discussions about justice, power, and human nature by examining the ideas of key political theorists.

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Intended for use in courses on political philosophy or the history of political philosophy, On the History of Political Philosophy provides a critical account of Western political philosophy from classical Greece to modern times.  Demonstrating the continued relevance of historical ideas to today's problems, the author traces ongoing d...

W. Julian Korab-Karpowicz earned his doctorate from the University of Oxford. His main areas of research are Political Philosophy and History of Philosophy. As a graduate student he held a distinguished Scholarship of the Leadership Development Office of the Presbyterian Church (USA). Presently he is a Visiting Professor at the Texas S...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.9 × 5.9 × 0.6 inPublished:October 28, 2011Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0205119743

ISBN - 13:9780205119745

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Table of Contents

Chapter  1.  Thucydides: War  and the Polis                                       

Chapter   2.  Plato: Who Should Rule?                                                               

Chapter   3.  Aristotle: The  Best Constitution                                              

Chapter   4.  Cicero: The Idea of the Republic                                 

Chapter   5.  St. Augustine: The City of God                                                     

Chapter   6.  St. Thomas Aquinas: Faith and Social Solidarity                 

Chapter   7.  Machiavelli: How to Rule?                                                             

Chapter   8.  Grotius: International Society                                  

Chapter   9.  Hobbes: The  Beginning of Modernity                        

Chapter  10.  Locke: Liberty And Property                                                       

Epilogue: The Classics and the Moderns