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Bold=New to this edition Now greatly expanded in its second edition, Political Philosophy: The Essential Texts is ideal for survey courses in social and political philosophy. Offering coverage from antiquity to the present, this historically organized collection presents the most significant works from nearly 2,500 years of political philosophy. It moves from classical thought (Plato, Aristotle) through the medieval period (Augustine, Aquinas) to modern perspectives (Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Hume, Smith, Hamilton and Madison, Kant). The book includes work from major nineteenth-century thinkers (Hegel, Marx and Engels, Mill) and twentieth-century theorists (Rawls, Nozick, Charles Taylor, Foucault, Habermas, Virginia Held) and also presents a variety of notable documents and addresses, including The Declaration of Independence, The Constitution of the United States, The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen, The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and speeches by Pericles, Edmund Burke, Abraham Lincoln, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Martin Luther King, Jr. The readings are substantial or complete texts, not fragments. In addition to the new selections noted above in bold, the second edition also includes more essays from Aristotle, Locke, Hume, Smith, Hamilton and Madison, Kant, and Mill. An especially valuable feature of this volume is that the works of each author are introduced with an engaging essay by a leading contemporary authority. These introductions include Richard Kraut on Plato and Aristotle; Paul J. Weithman on Augustine and Aquinas; Roger D. Masters on Machiavelli; Jean Hampton on Hobbes; A. John Simmons on Locke; Joshua Cohen on Rousseau and Rawls; Donald W. Livingston on Hume; Charles L. Griswold, Jr., on Smith; Bernard E. Brown on Hamilton and Madison; Paul Guyer on Kant; Steven B. Smith on Hegel; Richard Miller on Marx and Engels; Jeremy Waldron on Mill; Thomas Christiano on Nozick; Robert B. Talisse on Taylor; Thomas A. McCarthy on Foucault and Habermas; and Cheshire Calhoun on Held.
Table of Contents
|New to this edition|
|Defence of Socrates|
|The City of God|
|Introduction, Jean Hampton|
|Second Treatise of Government|
|Letter Concerning Toleration|
|Discourse on the Origin of Inequality|
|Of the Social Contract|
|A Treatise of Human Nature|
|Of Parties in General|
|Of the Original Contract|
|The Theory of Moral Sentiments|
|The Wealth of Nations|
|Alexander Hamilton And James Madison|
|The Federalist Papers (additional essays)|
|Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals|
|On the Common Saying: "This May Be True in Theory but It Does Not Apply in Practice"|
|The Philosophy of Right|
|The Philosophy of History|
|Karl Marx And Friedrich Engels|
|Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844|
|The German Ideology|
|Manifesto of the Communist Party|
|A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy|
|John Stuart Mill|
|Considerations on Representative Government|
|The Subjection of Women|
|A Theory of Justice|
|Anarchy, State, and Utopia|
|Three Normative Models of Democracy|
|On the Internal Relation Between the Rule of Law and Democracy|
|Non-contractual Society: A Feminist View|
|Documents And Addresses|
|Speech to the Electors of Bristol|
|The Declaration Of Independence|
|The Constitution Of The United States|
|The Declaration Of The Rights Of Man And Of The Citizen|
|Second Inaugural Address|
|Elizabeth Cady Stanton|
|The Solitude of Self|
|The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights|
|Martin Luther King, Jr.|
|Letter from a Birmingham City Jail|
|The March on Washington Address|
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