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Introducing Political Philosophy
Introducing Political Philosophy
Author: Dave Robinson
ISBN-13: 9781840464504
ISBN-10: 184046450X
Publication Date: 10/25/2003
Pages: 176

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Publisher: Totem Books
Book Type: Paperback
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Philosophers have always asked fundamental and disturbing questions about politics. Plato and Aristotle debated the merits of democracy. The origins of society, the state and government authority were issues addressed by Hobbes, Rousseau, Hegel, Marx, and many other philosophers.

Introducing Political Philosophy explains the central concepts of this intriguing branch of philosophy and presents the major political theorists from Plato to Foucault. How did governments get started? Why should they be obeyed? Could we live without them? How much power should they have? Is freedom a right? Which is the best form of government?

176 pages. Complete with illustrations.