Modern Political Thinkers and Ideas by Tudor Jones
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Modern Political Thinkers and Ideas
By Tudor Jones

Modern Political Thinkers and Ideas

An Historical Introduction

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Modern Political Thinkers and Ideas by Tudor Jones

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Modern Political Thinkers and Ideas is an exciting new text that provides students with a clearly presented introduction to some of the key areas of modern political thought. Uniquely combining historical and philosophical approaches to the subject, it describes the writings and ideas of the most influential thinkers of the modern era. Modern Political Thinkers and Ideas features: * the main concepts in modern political theory such as: the State and Sovereignty; Political Obligation and Civil Disobedience; Liberty; Rights; Equality and Justice; Democracy * the ideas of key thinkers such as: Machiavelli; Hobbes; Locke; Paine; Rousseau; Burke; Mill; Bentham; Marx; Rawls; Hayek * a clear and instructive framework for each chapter which provides students with: (a) the significance of each concept in modern political thought; (b) what major political thinkers had to say about each concept; and (c) the relevance of key concepts to contemporary argument and debate.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415174770
ISBN-10: 0415174775
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 174mm x 13mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 13-Sep-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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