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The Great Political Theories, Vol. 2: From Burke, Rousseau and Kant to Modern Times
The Great Political Theories Vol 2 From Burke Rousseau and Kant to Modern Times Author:Michael Curtis This carefully chosen collection of the significant writings of political philosophers, scientists, and thinkers who have analyzed, examined and contributed to the history of Western civilization during the last three centuries, will be an invaluable guide to the general reader interested in the complex development of modern society as well as t... more »o the serious student of government, history and political science.
Such forces and ideas as Revolution, Romanticism, Marxism, Anarchy, Utilitarianism, Theology, Idealism, and Nationalism are minutely examined and deftly expounded by the leading exponents of each.
Professor Curtis has written a running commentary that places the extracts and their authors in the proper time-place-and-action sequence of modern history.
Together with Volume 1 which covers political thought from Plato and Aristotle to Locke and Montesquieu, The Great Political Theories offers an unparalleled view of Western civilization and political thought.« less