Download PDF by Alan Haworth: Understanding the Political Philosophers: From Ancient to
By Alan Haworth
Understanding the Political Philosophers is an soaking up and obtainable creation to the foremost philosophers and middle texts of western political philosophy.
Organised traditionally - starting with Socrates and Plato, and concluding with post-Rawlsian conception - Alan Haworth offers the major rules and advancements with readability and intensity. every one bankruptcy offers a centred research of a given philosopher or workforce of thinkers and jointly they represent a large account of the most arguments in political philosophy.
There are chapters on Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, the Utilitarians, Marx, and Rawls’s early paintings. This revised moment version has been introduced absolutely up to date, and contains improved assurance of the interval from the dying of Aristotle to the 16th century, in addition to a brand new bankruptcy on Rawls’s later philosophy and the path of post-Rawlsian philosophy.
Including a chronology and proposals for additional interpreting, Understanding the Political Philosophers is a perfect introductory textual content for college kids taking classes in political philosophy or political theory.