Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Political Philosophy by Jean Hampton

Political philosophy, perhaps even more than other branches of philosophy, calls for constant renewal to reflect not just re-readings of the tradition but also the demands of current events. In this lively and readable survey, Jean Hampton has created a text for our time that does justice both to the great traditions of the field and to the newest developments. In a marvelous feat of synthesis, she links the classical tradition, the giants of the modern period, the dominant topics of the twentieth century, and the new questions and concerns that are just beginning to rewrite contemporary political philosophy. Hampton presents these traditions in an engaging and accessible manner, adding to them her own views and encouraging readers to critically examine a range of ideas and to reach their own conclusions. Of particular interest are the discussions of the contemporary liberalism-communitarianism debates, the revival of interest in issues of citizenship and nationality, and the way in which feminist concerns are integrated into all these discussions. Political Philosophy is the most modern text on the topic now available, the ideal guide to what is going on in the field.
It will be welcomed by scholars and students in philosophy and political science, and it will serve as an introduction for readers from outside these fields.

Buy Political Philosophy by Jean Hampton from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780813308586
ISBN-10: 0813308585
Format: Paperback / softback
(235mm x 159mm x mm)
Pages: 291
Imprint: Westview Press Inc
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 22-Oct-1996
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - Political Philosophy by Jean Hampton

Book Reviews - Political Philosophy by Jean Hampton

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Political Philosophy book by Jean Hampton and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Author Biography - Jean Hampton

The late Jean Hampton was professor of philosophy at the University of Arizona and the author of Hobbes and the Social Contract Tradition and many articles on moral and political theory.

Books By Jean Hampton

Intrinsic Worth of Persons by Jean Hampton
Paperback / softback, November 2006
$39.56 $43.95
Authority of Reason by Jean Hampton
Hardback, February 1998
Forgiveness and Mercy by Jean Hampton
Paperback / softback, August 1990
$55.40 $61.56