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A history of political theory.

George Holland Sabine

A history of political theory.

by George Holland Sabine

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Published by Harrap in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 948p. ;
Number of Pages948
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23079437M
ISBN 100245564853

Explore our list of Political Theorists Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Reading the Republic without reference to the less familiar Laws can lead to a distorted view of Plato's political theory. In the Republic the philosopher describes his ideal city; in his last and longest work he deals with the more detailed considerations involved in setting up a second-best 'practical utopia.' The relative neglect of the Laws has stemmed largely from the obscurity of its.

History of Political Theory: An Introduction considers the contributions of the main figures in the history of Western Political I traces the development of political theory “from the beginning” in ancient Greece through the Reformation.   You have to start by dismissing many misinterpretations of the book. The title is incredibly misleading (though that's not something that fills you with confidence about the contents). History is not coming to an "end", whatever that means. Fuk.

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The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli 2. The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx 3. Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes 4. The Republic by Plato 5. The Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau 6. On Liberty by John Stuart Mill 7. The Federalist Papers by Alexa. This history of political theory is written in the light of the hypothesis that theories of politics are themselves a part of politics.

In other words, they do not refer to an external reality but are produced as a normal part of the social milieu in which politics itself has its being/5. Leo Strauss () was one of the preeminent political philosophers of the twentieth century. From to he was professor of political science at the University of Chicago.

He is the author of many books, among them The Political Philosophy of Hobbes, Natural Right and History, and Spinoza's Critique of Religion, all published by the University of Chicago Press/5(38).

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History of Political Theory: An Introduction is an engaging introduction to the main figures in the history of Western Political Theory and their most important works. Volume I traces the development of political theory "from the beginning" in ancient Greece through the Reformation.

Main subjects examined include the Classical political theory of the Greek polis, the Hellenistic period, the. In addition to book reviews, each issue contains the products of original research on the development of economic thought, the historical background behind major figures in the history of economics, the interpretation of economic theories, and the methodologies available to historians of economic theory.

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It evaluates the impact of literature that proved especially influential in framing debate through the last decades of the twentieth century and opening years of the twenty-first and examines the historical work on political thought.

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A History of American Political Theory is a comprehensive attempt to understand the full sweep of American political thought since the founding. Working within the liberal-progressive tradition, Merriam reviewed American political history in its entirety, from the founding down to his own day.

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History of Political Theory: An Introduction not only explores the great works of Western political theory but demonstrates their continuing relevance. Volume II traces the origin and development of liberal political theory, and so the foundations for contemporary views.

The work provides a readable, scholarly introduction to the great figures in Western political theory from Hobbes to Marx. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Political theorists focus on the nature of justice, liberty, and equality while ignoring the institutions through which these ideals are achieved. Political scientists keep institutions in view but deploy a meager set of value-conceptions in analyzing them. A more political political theory is needed to address this gap, Jeremy Waldron argues.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 24 cm: Contents: The context of political theory --The city-state --Political thought before Plato --Plato, the republic --Plato, the statesman and the laws --Aristotle, political ideals --Aristotle: political actualities --The twilight of the city-state Part II.

The exposition of the theory of surplus value has been omitted, partly because it seemed inadequate to the controversy over the theory but chiefly because it seemed that the technicalities of the argument have no important place in the political theory of Marxism.

The chapter on Communism has been completely rewritten and recast. Political Theory is an international journal of political thought open to contributions from a wide range of methodological, philosophical, and ideological perspectives.

Essays in contemporary and historical political thought, normative and cultural theory, history of. Preface to the Third Edition This book was designed, first, as a general introduction to politics through the analysis of political ideas and their relationship to political practice, second, as a guide to the major concepts encountered in political analysis, and third, as a primer in political theory.

Political philosophy, also known as political theory, is the study of topics such as politics, liberty, justice, property, rights, law, and the enforcement of laws by authority: what they are, if they are needed, what makes a government legitimate, what rights and freedoms it should protect, what form it should take, what the law is, and what duties citizens owe to a legitimate government, if.

History of Political Theory | George H. Sabine | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. 2 Recommended books: From a number of classic surveys on the uses of political thought and its history – including G.H. Sabine, A History of Political Theory; J.L.

Plamenatz, Man and Society, 2 Volumes; S. Wolin, Politics and Vision; and L. Strauss and J. Cropsey, History of Political Philosophy— I strongly recommend the latter two.(If you get Wolin’s Politics.

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The book should target upper division students who are majoring in political science or history. I have in mind upper division students inwhen I took the history of political theory. Maybe they are graduate students today. It should be about pages.