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A History of Western Political Thought (Paperback, Revised): J.S. McClelland
A History of Western Political Thought (Paperback, Revised): J.S. McClelland

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A History of Western Political Thought (Paperback, Revised)

J.S. McClelland

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Contents:
List of Biographies. Foreword.
Part I: The Greeks 1. Ancient Greek Political Thought 2. Socrates and Plato 3. The Guardians of the State and Justice 4. Aristotle and the Science of Politics
Part II: Romans and Roman Catholics: From Polis to Cosmopolis 5. Christian Cosmopolitan: St. Augustine's City of God 6. Christendom and its Law: St.Thomas Aquinas
Part III: Romans and Humanists: the Reinvention of Sovereignty 7. The Re-invention of Sovereignty: Marsilius of Padua 8. Machiavelli: The Prince and The Virtuous Republic
Part IV: The Theory of the Social Contract 9. The Rise and Extraordinary Persistence of the Theory of the Social Contract 10. Social Contract I: The Hobbesian Version 11. Social Contract II: The Lockean Version 12. Social Contract III: The Rousseauist Version
Part V: Enlightenment and the Development of the Modern State 13. The Modernity of the Modern State 14. The Politics of Enlightenment 15. Enlightenment and Government through Law: Montesquieu 16. The American Enlightenment: Jefferson, Crevecoeur, Hamilton, Jay, Madison, Paine 17. The Limitations of Enlightenment: Hume and Burk
Part VI: The Rise of Liberalism 18. Liberalism Comes of Age: Bentham and John Stuart Mill 19. Liberalism in Maturity and Decline: Spencer, Sumner and Green Part VII: Reactions to Liberalism 1 20. Hegel: The State and Dialectic 21. Hegel and the Hegelian Context of Marxism
Part VII: Reactions to Liberalism 2 22. Socialism Marxism and Other Socialisms 23. Social Democracy: Bernstein and Crosland 24. The Synthesis of Jacobinism and Marxism - Bolshevism: Lenin, Trotsky and Stalin
Part VIII: Reactions to Liberalism 3 25. Irrationalism and Anti-Rationalism 26. The Moral Exclusiveness of Nationalism: Herder 27. The Elitist Critique of Democracy: Pareto and Michels 28. Liberalism's Special Enemies: The Crowd and its Theorists 29. The Leader and his Crowd: Sigmund Freud's Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego (1921) 30. Fascism, or Being Revolutionary without Being Marxist 31. Conservatism: Maurras and Oakeshott 32. Thinking about Thinking, and the Lapse into Discourses
Notes. Index.

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Imprint: Routledge
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: March 1998
First published: 1996
Authors: J.S. McClelland
Dimensions: 248 x 171 x 43mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 820
Edition: Revised
ISBN-13: 978-0-415-11962-7
Barcode: 9780415119627
Categories: Books > Reference & Interdisciplinary > Interdisciplinary studies > Cultural studies > History of ideas, intellectual history
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LSN: 0-415-11962-6

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