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A Guide to the Political Classics: Plato to Rousseau Murray Forsyth

A Guide to the Political Classics: Plato to Rousseau

Murray Forsyth

Published December 15th 1988
ISBN : 9780198249511
Hardcover
216 pages
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These essays are designed for students of political philosophy who are approaching the great texts of the past for the first time. Intended to help students find their way into the texts and get the most from them, while encouraging furtherMoreThese essays are designed for students of political philosophy who are approaching the great texts of the past for the first time. Intended to help students find their way into the texts and get the most from them, while encouraging further exploration, the essays offer selective interpretation of setting, form, and content in clear, straightforward language. Texts discussed are Platos Republic, Aristotles Politics, Augustines City of God, Machiavellis Prince and Discourses, Hobbess Leviathan, Lockes Second Treatise of Government, and Rousseaus SocialContract.