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History of political philosophy from Plato to Burke
Thomas Ira Cook
|Statement||by Thomas I. Cook.|
|Series||Prentice-Hall political science series|
|LC Classifications||JA81 .C63 1937|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, 725 p.|
|Number of Pages||725|
|LC Control Number||37000863|
In his book Politics, Aristotle outlined the role of the political community in cultivating the virtuous life of its citizens. This video provides a brief overview of Nicomachean Ethics and Politics. The history of philosophy usually tells us how one set of ideas gave birth to another. What it tends to overlook are the political forces and social upheavals that shaped : Terry Eagleton.
A surprising range of scholars return to the works of Aristotle as a source of fresh perspectives on their disciplines. Furthering that aim, an eclectic group of classicists and political scientists discusses the importance of Aristotle's political and ethical writings--for example, the Poetics, the Rhetoric, the Politics, and ethical and historical treatises--to contemporary approaches in. Leo Strauss (–) was one of the preeminent political philosophers of the twentieth century. From to he was professor of political science at the University of Chicago. He is the author of many books, among them The Political Philosophy of Hobbes, Natural Right and History, and Spinoza’s Critique of Religion, all published by the University of Chicago Press.4/4(5).
History of Political Theory: An Introduction not only explores the great works of Western political theory but demonstrates their continuing relevance. Volume II traces the origin and development of liberal political theory, and so the foundations for contemporary views. The work provides a readable, scholarly introduction to the great figures in Western political theory from Hobbes to Marx. In the early days, political philosophy was a branch of philosophy, practiced by philosophers key-on (Plato, Aristotle) before specializing in modern times (Machiavelli, Montesquieu, Rawls, ): – Plato: Plato is the first political philosopher. Almost all of his dialogues have a political dimension.
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Leo Strauss () was one of the preeminent political philosophers of the twentieth century. From to he was professor of political science at the University of Chicago.
He is the author of many books, among them The Political Philosophy of Hobbes, Natural Right and History, and Spinoza's Critique of Religion, all published by the University of Chicago Press/5(38).
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M. Hare (Author).Edmund Burke was a renowned British politician, a prominent member of the Whig party, an influential political orator, theorist, author and philosopher, who is widely considered as the founder of modern conservatism philosophy and the principal advocate of classical liberalism.