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Princeton Readings in Political Thoughtis one of the most engaging and up-to-date samplers of the standard works of Western political thinking from antiquity through modern times. Organized chronologically, from Thucydides to Foucault, the book brings together forty-four selections of enduring intellectual value--key articles, book excerpts, essays, and speeches--that have shaped our understanding of Western society and politics. Readers will find this work to be an invaluable reference, and they will enjoy not only the varied selections but also the lucid introductions to each historical era and the brief sketches of each thinker. The book includes the writings of many of the most distinguished observers of the Western experience from classical times (Thucydides, Plato, Aristotle, and Cicero), the Middle Ages (St. Augustine, St. Thomas Aquinas, and Christine de Pizan), modern times (Machiavelli, Luther, Calvin, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Adam Smith,The Federalist Papers,"Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen," Burke, Marie-Olympes de Gouges, Mary Wollstonecraft, Bentham, Mill, de Tocqueville, Hegel, Marx, and Nietzsche), or the ideas of twentieth-century political philosophers and ideologists (Weber, Mosca, Michels, Lenin, Freud, Emma Goldman, Mussolini, Arendt, Orwell, de Beauvoir, Fanon, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Leo Strauss, Walzer, Rawls, Nozick, Habermas, and Foucault).
Table of Contents
|Thinking Politically: An Introduction||p. 1|
|Pericles' Funeral Oration||p. 13|
|The Apology||p. 19|
|The Republic||p. 39|
|The Politics||p. 107|
|On The Republic||p. 124|
|City of God||p. 133|
|St. Thomas Aquinas|
|Politics and Law||p. 144|
|Christine de Pizan|
|The Book of the City of Ladies||p. 153|
|The Prince||p. 167|
|Discourses on Livy||p. 188|
|The Christian in Society||p. 194|
|God and Political Duty||p. 200|
|Second Treatise of Government||p. 243|
|On the Social Contract||p. 280|
|Discourse on the Origin and Foundations of Inequality Among Men||p. 293|
|The Wealth of Nations||p. 314|
|The Federalist Papers||p. 335|
|Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen||p. 347|
|Reflections on the Revolution in France||p. 349|
|Marie-Olympes de Gouges|
|Declaration of the Rights of Women and Citizens||p. 356|
|A Vindication of the Rights of Woman||p. 362|
|An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation||p. 371|
|John Stuart Mill|
|On Liberty||p. 375|
|On the Subjection of Women||p. 388|
|Alexis de Tocqueville|
|Democracy in America||p. 398|
|G. W. F. Hegel|
|Philosophy of Right||p. 425|
|A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy||p. 435|
|Estranged Labour||p. 438|
|The Communist Manifesto||p. 448|
|After the Revolution||p. 464|
|On the Genealogy of Morals||p. 467|
|Politics as a Vocation||p. 499|
|The Ruling Class||p. 512|
|Political Parties||p. 524|
|V. I. Lenin|
|What Is to Be Done?||p. 530|
|The State and Revolution||p. 534|
|Civilization and Its Discontents||p. 544|
|Totem and Taboo||p. 551|
|Why War?||p. 556|
|Victims of Morality||p. 566|
|The Origins of Totalitarianism||p. 575|
|Politics and the English Language||p. 591|
|Simone de Beauvoir|
|The Second Sex||p. 601|
|The Wretched of the Earth||p. 615|
|Martin Luther King, Jr.|
|Letter from Birmingham Jail||p. 623|
|The Ballot or the Bullet||p. 636|
|What Is Political Philosophy?||p. 642|
|In Defense of Equality||p. 656|
|A Theory of Justice||p. 669|
|Anarchy, State and Utopia||p. 698|
|The Public Sphere||p. 709|
|Discipline and Punish||p. 715|
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