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Published: 01 June 2012

448 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199860517

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Political Philosophy

An Historical Introduction

Second Edition

Michael J. White

  • Begins with the ancient Greek Sophists
  • Examines political and philosophical concerns such as justice and morality
  • Studies prominent thinkers such as Plato, Aristotle, Cicero, Locke, Hobbes, Rousseau, Marx, J.S. Mill
  • Highlights the impact of Christianity on political philosophy
  • Concludes with an in-depth analysis of John Rawls and contemporary liberal political philosophy