2 edition of introduction to political philosophy found in the catalog.
introduction to political philosophy
Henry Percy Farrell
|Other titles||Political philosophy, An introduction to.|
|Statement||by H. P. Farrell ...|
|LC Classifications||JA81 .F3|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 220 p.|
|Number of Pages||220|
|LC Control Number||17021966|
Jonathan Wolff's An Introduction to Political Philosophy is still the best introduction to the subject that I know. It guides the reader through deep questions in a way that is clear, approachable and thought-provoking. (Profes sor Michael Rosen, Department of Government, Harvard University, USA)All credit to the author, who emerges as the sort of /5(35). Lecture 1 - Introduction: What Is Political Philosophy? Overview. Professor Smith discusses the nature and scope of “political philosophy.” The oldest of the social sciences, the study of political philosophy must begin with the works of Plato and Aristotle, and examine in depth the fundamental concepts and categories of the study of politics.
INTRODUCTION about justice. We’ll have to know how to weigh equality against freedom or prosperity. This is a primer on political philosophy. My goal here is to give you a working knowledge of many of the major issues, ideas, and arguments in political phi - losophy. I won’t be neutral regarding all the theoriesFile Size: 1MB. approaches, key concepts in political science, political theory and political ideo-logy, comparative politics and U.S. politics, and international relations. The text draws on academic and applied contributions to political discourse in an effort to show students that political science is a field of inquiry with many practical uses.
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An ideal introduction for students with no background in the subject, An Introduction to Political Philosophy, Third Edition, combines clarity and a conversational style with a thought-provoking account of the central questions in political by: Providing a comprehensive introduction to political philosophy, this book offers a broad-ranging discussion, challenging readers to think critically about political arguments and institutions that they might otherwise take for granted.
It will be a provocative text for any student of philosophy or political science.5/5(1). The Ten Best Introductory Political Philosophy Books Early Writings – Karl Marx. Written inwhen Marx was barely twenty-five, On Liberty – John Stuart Mill.
Discussed and debated from time immemorial, A Theory of Justice – John Rawls. Since it appeared inJohn Rawls’s A. Political Philosophy: An Introduction The goal of political philosophy is to determine the standards by which we judge different institutions good or bad, just or unjust.
Book description Providing a comprehensive introduction to political philosophy, this book combines discussion of historical and contemporary Author: Colin Bird. An Introduction to political philosophy book to Political Philosophy (Routledge Revivals) by A.
Murray Book Resume: First published inthis seminal introduction to political philosophy is intended for both the student of political theory and for the general reader. Politics is not simply a moral matter, nor political philosophy a subdivision of moral philosophy.
This book is devised as a basic conceptual lexicon for all those who want to understand what politics is, how it works and how it changes or fails to change. About the Book. The goal of this text is to present philosophy to newcomers as a living discipline with historical roots. While a few early chapters are historically organized, the goal in the historical chapters is to trace a developmental progression of thought that introduces basic philosophical methods and frames issues that remain relevant today/5(2).
Providing a comprehensive introduction to political philosophy, this book combines discussion of historical and contemporary figures, together with numerous real-life examples. A short introduction to the basic ideas and principles of political philosophy.
Most political debate is superficial. Just turn on cable news. Philosophy is for people who want to understand the deep questions.
The goal of political philosophy is to. This course is intended as an introduction to political philosophy as seen through an examination of some of the major texts and thinkers of the Western political tradition.
Three broad themes that are central to understanding political life are focused upon: the polis experience (Plato, Aristotle), the sovereign state (Machiavelli, Hobbes), constitutional government (Locke), and democracy. In the introduction to the book, Nagel writes, “There isn’t much you can assume or take for granted.
So philosophy is a somewhat dizzying activity, and few of its results go unchallenged for long.” He’s not pretending philosophy is going to tell you what it all means. This book examines the central problems involved in political philosophy and the past attempts to respond to these problems.
Jonathan Wolff looks at the works of Plato, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Mill, Marx, and Rawls (among others), examining how the debates between philosophers have developed, Reviews: 1. A very nice introduction to political philosophy. The book chapters are focused more in broad topics of relevance to political philosophy than in a historical survey of ideas.
The interesting part is that, while examining these topics, the author also provides an account of some of the important philosophers whose ideas have represented major contributions to political philosophy/5. Now revised and updated and containing several entirely new chapters, this book provides a comprehensive introduction to political philosophy.
It discusses historical and contemporary figures and covers a vast range of topics and debates, including immigration, war, national and global economics, the ethical and political implications of.
An ideal introduction for students with no background in the subject, An Introduction to Political Philosophy, Third Edition, combines clarity and a conversational style with a thought-provoking account of the central questions in political : Oxford University Press.
An Introduction to Political Philosophy (Cambridge Introductions to Philosophy series) by Colin Bird. Providing a comprehensive introduction to political philosophy, this book combines discussion of historical and contemporary figures, together with numerous real-life examples. John Dewey: Democracy and Education, an Introduction to the Philosophy of Education by John Dewey (Author) Experience and Nature By Dewey, John (Author) Paperback by John Dewey (Author) How We Think (Great Books in Philosophy) by John Dewey () by John Dewey (Author) The Philosophy of John Dewey (2 Volumes in 1).
Written mainly as a text book, but also for the general reader, this book aims to provide an introduction to the subject of political philosophy. All important past political philosophers make their appearence in the text including Plato, Aristotle, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Hegel, Marx and John Stuart Mill.
Contemporary philosophers such as Rawls, Dworkin and Nozick. A reissue of the edition, with four added essays, this collection offers a clear introduction to Strauss' views regarding the nature of political philosophy, its chief contemporary antagonists, its classical forms, and its modern version.
It gives the reader Strauss' thoughts on what political philosophy has been and should be again. Political Philosophy.
What is Political Philosophy? The Political Spectrum; Introduction to Philosophy/Ancient Political Philosophy; Middles Ages Political Philosophy; Social Contract; Marx and Marxists; Liberalism; Communitarianism; Conservativism; Libertarianism; Anarchism; Post-Politics; Theocracies; Philosophy of Mind.
Philosophy of Mind. Now revised and updated and containing several entirely new chapters, this book provides a comprehensive introduction to political philosophy. It discusses historical and contemporary figures and covers a vast range of topics and debates, including immigration, war, national and global economics, Author: Colin Bird.This book examines the central problems involved in political philosophy and the past attempts to respond to these problems.
Jonathan Wolff looks at the works of Plato, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Mill, Marx, and Rawls (among others), examining how the debates between philosophers have developed, and searching for possible answers to these.