Political Philosophy A-Z (Paperback)

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A comprehensive, up to date and concise guide to one of the most important branches of philosophy. Both topical and historical, Political Philosophy A-Z has entries on Hobbes, Marx, and Rorty, as well as entries which explain what 'contract theory' is, and gives an account of 'multi-culturalism.' This book guides the reader through the intricacies of political theory, enabling them to trace their way through a debate, fixing historical and theoretical points of reference along the way. It is well suited for students studying political philosophy at university.Political Philosophy A-Z links up positions, thinkers and theories without unnecessary technicality. It is a valuable guide to political theorising.

About the Author

Jon Pike is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the Open University. He is the author of From Aristotle to Marx, co-editor, with Derek Matravers and Nigel Warburton, of Reading Political Philosophy and editor of Debates in Contemporary Political Philosophy: An Anthology.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780748622702
ISBN-10: 0748622705
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication Date: July 6th, 2007
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Philosophy A-Z