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A history of political theory

George Holland Sabine

A history of political theory

by George Holland Sabine

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Published by George G. Harrap in London .
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  • Political science -- History

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    Includes bibliography

    The Physical Object
    Pagination771 p.
    Number of Pages771
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22775744M

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This history of political theory is written in the light of the hypothesis that theories of politics are themselves a part of politics. In other words, they do not refer to an external reality but are produced as a normal part of the social milieu in which politics itself has its being/5(11).

Probably the best single-volume summary of political theory ever written. People have organized their societies in lots of different ways. This book provides a framework for understanding the strengths and weaknesses of each of them. If that sort of thing sounds interesting to you, Cited by: «Sheldon’s ‘The History of Political Theory’ is a masterful text, always intelligent and always readable.

Sheldon’s book will do more than inform students about the major ideas and arguments in Cited by: 3. The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli 2. The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx 3. Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes 4. The Republic by Plato 5. The Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau 6.

On Liberty by John Stuart Mill 7. The Federalist Papers by Alexa. History of Political Theory: An Introduction is an engaging introduction to the main figures in the history of Western Political Theory and their most important works. Volume I traces the development of political theory "from the beginning" in ancient Greece through the Reformation.

Main subjects examined include the Classical political theory of the Greek polis, the Hellenistic period, the. 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 addition to book reviews, each issue contains the products of original research on the development of economic thought, the historical background behind major figures in the history of economics, the interpretation of economic theories, and the methodologies available to historians of economic theory.

All subscribers to History of Political. You have to start by dismissing many misinterpretations of the book. The title is incredibly misleading (though that's not something that fills you with confidence about the contents). History is not coming to an "end", whatever that means.

Fuk. This introductory article explains the theme of this book, which is about political theory. It evaluates the impact of literature that proved especially influential in framing debate through the last decades of the twentieth century and opening years of the twenty-first and examines the historical work on political thought.

It describes the combination of concerns that runs through the work of Cited by: 4. Bailyn’s book, now a classic of early American history, was written in reaction to Progressive historians who dismissed revolutionary ideology as Author: Colin Moore.

'Political trials in theory and history shows that, in too many trials, it is very difficult to separate the administration of justice from explicit or, more often, implicit political goals. The book makes two key contributions to the understanding of political trials.

The first comes from a rather dense, though well-articulated, introductory. Political theorists focus on the nature of justice, liberty, and equality while ignoring the institutions through which these ideals are achieved. Political scientists keep institutions in view but deploy a meager set of value-conceptions in analyzing them.

A more political political theory is needed to address this gap, Jeremy Waldron argues. The exposition of the theory of surplus value has been omitted, partly because it seemed inadequate to the controversy over the theory but chiefly because it seemed that the technicalities of the argument have no important place in the political theory of Marxism.

The chapter on Communism has been completely rewritten and recast. The Errors of Linguistic Contextualism, in History & Theory 31 (), – Boucher, David. Texts in Context.

Revisionist Methods for Studying the History of Ideas, Dordrecht, Boston & Lancaster Hampsher-Monk, Iain. Political Languages in Time. The Work of J.G.A.

Pocock, in British Journal of Political Science 14 (), 89–Alma mater: University of New Zealand, University of. This book clearly identifies the central arguments of relevance to political theory in Ancient and Medieval thought and explains the justifications underlying them.

Along the way, Klosko provides sufficient historical background to contextualize these arguments without losing focus on /5. The second volume of HISTORY OF POLITICAL THEORY provides an in-depth introduction to a select group of political thinkers.

Professor Klosko weaves together excerpted materials with insightful commentary to create this thematically unified look at the central theoretical arguments of liberal political theory. Political Theory is an international journal of political thought open to contributions from a wide range of methodological, philosophical, and ideological perspectives.

Essays in contemporary and historical political thought, normative and cultural theory, history of. A history of political theory is written in the light of the hypothesis that theories of politics are themselves a part of politics.

In other words, they do not refer to an external reality but are Read full review4/5(1). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 24 cm: Contents: The context of political theory --The city-state --Political thought before Plato --Plato, the republic --Plato, the statesman and the laws --Aristotle, political ideals --Aristotle: political actualities --The twilight of the city-state Part II.

A polemical contribution to moral and political theory, it offers a critique of moral values and traces the historical evolution of concepts such as guilt, conscience, responsibility, law and justice.

This is a revised and updated edition of one of the most successful volumes to appear in Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought.

History of Political Theory | George H. Sabine | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Preface to the Third Edition This book was designed, first, as a general introduction to politics through the analysis of political ideas and their relationship to political practice, second, as a guide to the major concepts encountered in political analysis, and third, as a primer in political theory.Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sabine, George Holland, History of political theory.

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