Political Philosophy by Dudley Knowles
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Political Philosophy
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Political Philosophy

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Political Philosophy by Dudley Knowles

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This comprehensive introduction to the major thinkers and topics in political philosophy explores the philosophical traditions which continue to inform our political judgements. Dudley Knowles introduces the ideas of key political thinkers including Hobbes, Locke, Marx and Mill and influential contemporary thinkers such as Berlin, Rawls and Nozick. He outlines central problems in political philosophy and encourages the reader to critically engage with all the issues discussed. The individual chapters discuss and analyse: * utilitarianism * liberty * rights * justice * obligation * democracy Political Philosophy is ideally suited to students taking introductory courses in political theory and philosophy.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781857285505
ISBN-10: 1857285506
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 21mm)
Pages: 412
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Jun-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Political Obligation by Dudley Knowles Political Obligation, Paperback (August 2009)

Political obligation is concerned with the clash between the individual's claim to self-governance and the right of the state to claim obedience. It is a central and ancient problem in political philosophy. The author frames the problem of obligation in terms of the duties citizens have to the state and each other.

Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Hegel and the 'Philosophy of Right' by Dudley Knowles Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Hegel and the 'Philosophy of Right', Paperback (August 2002)

Introduces and assesses Hegel, one of the most important figures in the history of ideas and political thought, and his Philosophy of Right, widely recognised as one of the greatest works of political philosophy.

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Author Biography - Dudley Knowles

Dudley Knowles is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Glasgow. He is the author of the Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Hegel and the Philosophy of Right .

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