New Science of Politics by Eric Voegelin
Look inside with Google Book Preview
New Science of Politics
By Eric Voegelin

The New Science of Politics

New edition

By (author) See other recent books by Eric Voegelin
Foreword by Dante Germino See other recent books by Dante Germino
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $47.95
Your Price: $43.16 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $4.80! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.16 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply, Not for Xmas



New Science of Politics by Eric Voegelin

Book Description

"Thirty-five years ago few could have predicted that "The New Science of Politics" would be a best-seller by political theory standards. Compressed within the Draconian economy of the six Walgreen lectures is a complete theory of man, society, and history, presented at the most profound and intellectual level. . . . Voegelin's [work] stands out in bold relief from much of what has passed under the name of political science in recent decades. . . . The New Science is aptly titled, for Voegelin makes clear at the outset that a 'return to the specific content' of premodern political theory is out of the question. . . . The subtitle of the book, An Introduction, clearly indicates that The New Science of Politics is an invitation to join the search for the recovery of our full humanity." From the new Foreword by Dante Germino "This book must be considered one of the most enlightening essays on the character of European politics that has appeared in half a century. . . . This is a book powerful and vivid enough to make agreement or disagreement with even its main thesis relatively unimportant." "Times Literary Supplement " "Voegelin . . . is one of the most distinguished interpreters to Americans of the non-liberal streams of European thought. . . . He brings a remarkable breadth of knowledge, and a historical imagination that ranges frequently into brilliant insights and generalizations." Francis G. Wilson, "American Political Science Review " "This book is beautifully constructed . . . his erudition constantly brings a startling illumination." Martin Wright, "International Affairs " "A ledestar to thinking men who seek a restoration of political science on the classic and Christian basis . . . a significant accomplishment in the retheorization of our age." Anthony Harrigan, "Christian Century ""

Buy New Science of Politics book by Eric Voegelin from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780226861142
ISBN-10: 0226861147
Format: Paperback
(214mm x 141mm x 15mm)
Pages: 211
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1987
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions...


Books By Author Eric Voegelin

Science, Politics and Gnosticism by Eric Voegelin Science, Politics and Gnosticism, Paperback (July 1997)

one of the most distinguished interpreters to Americans of the non-liberal streams of European thought, -- American Political Science Review

» View all books by Eric Voegelin

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about New Science of Politics book by Eric Voegelin and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Eric Voegelin

Eric Voegelin (1901-1985) was Senior Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution at the time of his death. He is the author of numerous books in addition to his major five-volume work "Order and History."

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Eric Voegelin close
Science Politics Gnosticism by Eric Voegelin
Science, Politics and Gnosticism by Eric Voegelin
»
Recent books by Dante Germino close
New Science of Politics by Dante Germino
Machiavelli to Marx by Dante Germino
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close