Description - Political Philosophy A-Z by Jon Pike
A comprehensive, up to date and concise guide to one of the most important branches of philosophy. Both topical and historical, Political Philosophy A-Z has entries on Hobbes, Marx, and Rorty, as well as entries which explain what 'contract theory' is, and gives an account of 'multi-culturalism.' This book guides the reader through the intricacies of political theory, enabling them to trace their way through a debate, fixing historical and theoretical points of reference along the way. It is well suited for students studying political philosophy at university. Political Philosophy A-Z links up positions, thinkers and theories without unnecessary technicality. It is a valuable guide to political theorising.
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(198mm x 129mm x 21mm)
Edinburgh University Press
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Author Biography - Jon Pike
Jon Pike is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the Open University. He is the author of From Aristotle to Marx, co-editor, with Derek Matravers and Nigel Warburton, of Reading Political Philosophy and editor of Debates in Contemporary Political Philosophy: An Anthology.