Political Theory: Classic and Contemporary Readings Volume II: Machiavelli to Rawls

Paperback | July 24, 2002

EditorJoseph Losco, Leonard Williams

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Political Theory presents a unique blend of selections from both classic and contemporary works in political theory. In two volumes, Political Theory covers key works in the history of political though from Thucydidies to Machiavelli (Volume One) and from Machiavelli to Rawls (Volume Two).Beyond the traditional canon, Political Theory also included works by such theorists as Christine de Pizan, Mary Wollstonecraft, Simone de Beauvoir, and Hannah Arendt. This modular, two-volume format will appeal both to instructors who want their students to read the classics as well as coursescentered more on recent commentaries by scholars. The core of each chapter is a primary source selection from a noted theorist, prefaced by a discussion of the theorist's continuing relevance to the study of political science. After each follows a readable scholarly commentary on the argument and ideas presented, as well as the significance of thetheorist's ideas to understanding political life. The new edition offers several noteworthy features: * Expanded historical and biographical introductions * New commentaries reflecting the latest scholarship * Helpful summaries of the selections from classic works and contemporary commentaries * Internet resources for students * Suggestions for class discussion and activities

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Political Theory presents a unique blend of selections from both classic and contemporary works in political theory. In two volumes, Political Theory covers key works in the history of political though from Thucydidies to Machiavelli (Volume One) and from Machiavelli to Rawls (Volume Two).Beyond the traditional canon, Political Theory ...

Joseph Losco is a Professor of Political Science at Ball State University. Leonard Williams is a Professor of Political Science at Manchester College.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:674 pages, 6.81 × 9.09 × 1.5 inPublished:July 24, 2002Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Volume II: Machiavelli to RawlsPart I: Enter ModernityNiccolo Machiavelli: Niccolo Machiavelli: 1. Excerpts from The PrinceNiccolo Machiavelli: 2. Excerpts from The DiscoursesHarvey C. Mansfield, Jr.: 3. Introduction to The PrinceJohn Leonard: 4. Public Versus Private Claims: Machiavellianism From Another PerspectiveThomas HobbesThomas Hobbes: 5. Excerpts from LeviathanGordon Schochet: 6. Intending (Political) Obligation: Hobbes on the Voluntary Basis of SocietyDeborah Baumgold: 7. The Art of GovernmentJohn Locke: 8. Excerpts from the Second Treatise on GovernmentRichard Ashcraft: 9. Class and PoliticsMary B. Walsh: 10. Locke and Feminism on Private and Public Realms of ActivityJean-Jacques RousseauJean-Jacques Rousseau: 11. Excerpts from Discourse on the Origins and Foundations of InequalityJean-Jacques Rousseau: 12. Excerpts from On the Social ContractPatrick T. Riley: 13. Rousseau's General Will: Freedom of a Particular KindPenny Weiss and Anne Harper, Edmund Burke: 14. Rousseau's Political Defense of the Sex-Roled FamilyEdmund Burke: 15. Excerpts from Reflections on the Revolution in FranceBruce Frohnen: 16. Philosophy, Man, Society: Burkean Political PhilosophyJames J. Conniff: 17. The French Revolution and the Crisis of European Civilization Mary WollstonecraftMary Wollstonecraft: 18. Excerpts from Vindication of the Rights of WomanVirginia Sapiro: 19. The Same Subject ContinuedSusan Ferguson: 20. The Radical Ideas of Mary WollstonecraftPart II: The 19th Century and BeyondGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich HegelGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel: 21. Excerpts from The Philosophy of HistoryGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel: 22. Excerpts from The Philosophy of RightCharles Taylor: 23. History and PoliticsKenneth Westphal: 24. The Basic Context and Structure of Hegel's Philosophy of RightKarl MarxKarl Marx: 25. Excerpts from Economic and Philosophical ManuscriptsKarl Marx: 26. Excerpts from The German IdeologyKarl Marx: 27. Excerpts from The Communist ManifestoKarl Marx: 28. Excerpts from CapitalSteven Best: 29. Marx and the Engines of HistoryWilliam James Booth: 30. Gone Fishing: Making Sense of Marx's Concept of CommunismJohn Stuart MillJohn Stuart Mill: 31. Excerpts from On LibertyJohn Stuart Mill: 32. Excerpts from On the Subjection of WomenJohn Stuart Mill: 33. Excerpts from UtilitarianismBruce Baum: 34. J.S. Mill on Freedom and PowerMary Lyndon Shanley: 35. Marital Slavery and Friendship: John Stuart Mill's The Subjection of WomenFriedrich NietzscheFriedrich Nietzsche: 36. Excerpts from Beyond Good and EvilFriedrich Nietzsche: 37. Excerpts from The Genealogy of MoralsKeith Ansell-Pearson: 38. Nietzsche on Autonomy and Morality: The Challenge to PoliticalTed Sadler: 39. The Postmodernist Politicization of NietzscheSimone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir: 40. Excerpts from The Second SexKaren Vintges: 41. The Second Sex and PhilosophyMargaret A. Simons: 42. The Second Sex: From Marxism to Radical FeminismHannah Arendt: 43. Excerpts from The Human ConditionLisa Jane Disch: 44. The Critique of Power as LeverageMary G. Dietz: 45. Hannah Arendt and Feminist PoliticsJohn RawlsJohn Rawls: 46. Excerpts from A Theory of JusticeJohn Rawls: 47. Excerpts from Political LiberalismChandran Kukathas and Philip Pettit: 48. A Theory of JusticeElizabeth Frazer and Nicola Lacey: 49. Politics and the Public in Rawls' Political Liberalism