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Reading Political Philosophy

Machiavelli to Mill

by Derek Matravers

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7486744M
ISBN 100415211964
ISBN 109780415211963

Philosophy Faculty Reading List and Course Outline Part IB Paper Political Philosophy. Syllabus. Democracy: justifications of democracy; forms of democracy. Equality: egalitarianism; labour, property and theft; the value of equality.   Reading Political Philosophy by Derek Matravers, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(11).

1. Marginal Notes on Reading Political Philosophyby James M. Buchanan Neither of the authors of this book is a full-fledged political scientist by disciplinary specialization and training. Moreover, even within the ranks of the acknowledged professionals, political theory and political philosophy constitute subdisciplines of substantial independence. Reading Political Philosophy: From Machiavelli to Mill Machiavelli: Nigel Warburton and Quentin Skinner political theory in the entire western tradition, because it was the text out of which everyone reading this book in , the would have seen the way in which it’s organised is intended to.

1. 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. The Political Compass Reading List. On the following pages are some books that might be of interest if you want to explore these ideas further. We’ve included some influential thinkers from each of the four quadrants of the political compass.


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Reading Political Philosophy book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This clear and thorough introduction provides students with t /5(11).

As a teacher of political philosophy, I cannot now imagine using any other text than Professors Fumerton’s and Jeske’s Readings in Political Philosophy. This unusual and quite ingenious collection of essays drives home political philosophy’s allegiance to moral theory, on one hand, and its responsibility to legal theory, on the other/5(5).

The best book for you will depend on your preferred learning style and the amount of time that you want to spend reading about political philosophy. An page scholarly overview is unlikely to be best for someone looking for a short beginner-friendly introduction, for example.

Anarchy, State, and Utopia. by Robert Nozick. Your fourth book, Anarchy, State, and Utopia by Robert Nozick, is a completely different kind of animal from A Theory of Justice. That’s right. When I was studying political philosophy as a first-year undergraduate inI was told to read parts of Rawls and parts of Nozick.

Interestingly, The best books on Political Philosophy Leviathan by Thomas Writings by Karl Marx.A Theory of Justice by John y, State, and Utopia by Robert You’re an Egalitarian, How Come You’re So Rich.

by G. Cohen. This book is well geared to the needs of courses introducing political philosophy by way of canonical quality of secondary literature represented is first rate and the quantity is nicely judged for a stimulating but realistic student by: 3. TTC: Power over People: Classical and Modern Political Theory; Book: An Introduction to Political Philosophy; Political Thinkers: From Socrates to the Present (terrific introduction) Reading original texts.

Once you know enough about political philosophy in general, you can start reading original texts. The very first you should read, is Plato.

Reading Political Philosophy: Machiavelli to Mill is a clear and thorough introduction to political philosophy and political thought. Each chapter begins with a brief overview of a major political thinker and clearly introduces one or more of their most influential works/5(5).

This book is well geared to the needs of courses introducing political philosophy by way of canonical quality of secondary literature represented is first rate and the quantity is nicely judged for a stimulating but realistic student workload.

Download Philosophy Books for FREE. All formats available for PC, Mac, eBook Readers and other mobile devices. Large selection and many more categories to choose from. Good. READING POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY: MACHIAVELLI TO MILL By Jonathan Pike. Book is in typical used-Good Condition. Will show signs of wear to cover and/or pages.

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Leo Strauss (/ s t r aʊ s /; German: [ˈleːo ˈʃtʁaʊs]; Septem – Octo ) was a German-American political philosopher and classicist who specialized in classical political in Germany to Jewish parents, Strauss later emigrated from Germany to the United States.

He spent much of his career as a professor of political science at the University of Alma mater: University of Marburg, University of. The Dialogues (Gorgias, Meno, Theatetus, Sophist, Symposium, Phaedrus, Timaeus, The Republic) – Plato.

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Leo Strauss’s What Is Political Philosophy. addresses almost every major theme in his life’s work and is often viewed as a defense of his overall philosophic approach. Yet precisely because the book is so foundational, if we want to understand Strauss’s notoriously careful and complex thinking in these essays, we must also consider them just as Strauss treated philosophers of the past.

When I began writing introductory philosophy books in the late s, the only introductions that were readily available were The Problems of Philosophy by Bertrand Russell, which was published inand a book called Philosophy Made Simple – which was actually a good book, but people found the title off-putting because it sounded like it.

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Get this from a library. Reading political philosophy: Machiavelli to Mill. [Nigel Warburton; Jon Pike; Derek Matravers; Open University.] -- This text presents a clear and thorough introduction to political philosophy and political thought, introducing the reader to major political thinkers and complementary secondary readings.

A graduate student asked me the other day for some summer reading suggestions; must-read articles in political philosophy from the past years.

I was a .This clear and thorough introduction provides students with the skills necessary to understand the main thinkers, texts and arguments of political philosophy and thought. Each chapter comprises a brief overview of a major political thinker, followed by an introduction to one or more of their most influential works and an introduction to key secondary readings.5/5(1).

Well, now we have this book. It is imminently readable and perfectly accessible. You cannot read this book and not come away with a phrase or a line that will helpful to you next time you are in trouble. Read it, it is practical philosophy embodied. Letters from a Stoic by Seneca Seneca, like Marcus, was also a powerful man in Rome.