ISBN 9780748643981,An Introduction To Political Thought

An Introduction To Political Thought



Edinburgh University Press

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9780748643981

ISBN-10 0748643982


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 320 Pages
Language (English)
New for this edition * New chapter on international political thought This textbook gives you all the vocabulary you need -- political, conceptual and historical -- to engage confidently and deeply with political thought and the moral and political worlds in which we live. It traces the history of political thought from Plato and Aristotle to Benhabib and Rorty, following a unique dual structure that introduces key thinkers and core concepts. Topics covered include: Universal moral order o liberty o political freedom o the state o socialism o utilitarianism o distributive justice o group politics o multiculturalism o international political theory o conservatism o feminism o postmodernism o global justice Thinkers covered include: Plato o Aristotle o Hobbes o Locke o Rousseau o Marx o Bentham o Rawls o Nozick o Walzer o Kymlicka o Parekh o Pogge o Hume o Burke o Oakeshott o Benhabib o Phillips o Modood o Rorty