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An introduction to political thought : a conceptual toolkit / Peri Roberts and Peter Sutch.

Peri Roberts

Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2012.

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  • Title:
    An introduction to political thought : a conceptual toolkit / Peri Roberts and Peter Sutch.
  • Author: Peri Roberts
  • Contributor: Peter Sutch 1971-
  • Subjects: Political science; POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Essays; POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- General; POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- National; POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Reference; Political science; Politisk teori; Politisk filosofi; Electronic books;
    Dewey: 320
  • Rights: Terms governing use: Copyright.
    Access restrictions: NON_PRINT_LEGAL_DEPOSIT
  • Publication Details: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2012.
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 2nd ed
  • Description: Contents: Cover; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; INTRODUCTION -- HISTORICAL: The Nature of Political Thought / CONCEPTUAL: Conceptual Tools for Everyday Living; SECTION I -- CLASSICAL ORIGINS OF POLITICAL THOUGHT; CHAPTER ONE -- HISTORICAL: Plato / CONCEPTUAL: Is There a Universal Moral Order?; CHAPTER TWO -- HISTORICAL: Aristotle / CONCEPTUAL: Is Politics Natural?; SECTION II -- MODERN DEVELOPMENTS IN POLITICAL THOUGHT; CHAPTER THREE -- HISTORICAL: Hobbes, Locke and Rousseau / CONCEPTUAL: Liberty and Human Nature: What is Freedom?
    Contents: CHAPTER FOUR -- HISTORICAL: Hobbes, Locke and Rousseau II / CONCEPTUAL: The Social Contract and the Artificiality of the StateCHAPTER FIVE -- HISTORICAL: Owen and Marx / CONCEPTUAL: Socialism and the Artificiality of Man; SECTION III -- CONTEMPORARY UNDERSTANDINGS OF POLITICAL THOUGHT; CHAPTER SIX -- HISTORICAL: Bentham, Utilitarianism and Rights / CONCEPTUAL: How Do We Take People Seriously?; CHAPTER SEVEN -- HISTORICAL: Rawls, Cohen, Nozick and Walzer / CONCEPTUAL: Distributive Justice.
    Contents: CHAPTER EIGHT -- HISTORICAL: Rawls II, Kymlicka and Parekh / CONCEPTUAL: Liberalism and the Challenge of MulticulturalismSECTION IV -- CHALLENGES TO UNIVERSALISM AND FOUNDATIONALISM; CHAPTER NINE -- HISTORICAL: The Internationalisation of Political Thought / CONCEPTUAL: Universal Principles in a Society of States; CHAPTER TEN -- HISTORICAL: Burke and Oakeshott / CONCEPTUAL: Conservatism: Reason vs Tradition; CHAPTER ELEVEN -- HISTORICAL: Feminism and Antifoundationalism / CONCEPTUAL: What's Wrong with Universal Justice?
    Contents: AFTERWORD -- HISTORICAL: Afterword / CONCEPTUAL: Current Engagements in Political ThoughtIndex.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780748644001 (electronic bk.); ISBN 0748644008 (electronic bk.); ISBN 9780748664818 (Amazon ebook); ISBN 0748664815 (Amazon ebook); ISBN 0748664823; ISBN 9780748664825; ISBN (ePub); BNB GBB8K8211; System number: 019112738
  • Notes: Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (vii, 340 pages).
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection DRT ELD.DS.349953
  • UIN: BLL01019112738

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