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The Oxford Handbook of the History of Political Philosophy

Edited by George Klosko

June 2013

ISBN: 9780199679539

856 pages
Paperback
246x171mm

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Price: £30.00

Fifty distinguished contributors survey the entire history of political philosophy. They consider questions about how the subject should best be studied; they examine historical periods and great theorists in their intellectual contexts; and they discuss aspects of the subject that transcend periods, such as democracy, the state, and imperialism.

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Fifty distinguished contributors survey the entire history of political philosophy. They consider questions about how the subject should best be studied; they examine historical periods and great theorists in their intellectual contexts; and they discuss aspects of the subject that transcend periods, such as democracy, the state, and imperialism.

  • An excellent line-up of international contributors
  • The most comprehensive and authoritative guide available
  • Covers all aspects of the history of political philosophy

About the Author(s)

Edited by George Klosko, University of Virginia

George Klosko is Henry L. and Grace Doherty Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia. He works in both normative political theory and the history of political theory.

Table of Contents

    Acknowledgments
    Introduction
    I Approaches
    1:The Contextual Approach, Mark Bevir
    2:The Straussian Approach, Catherine Zuckert
    3:Postmodern Approaches to the History of Political Thought, Joshua Dienstag
    4:The Value of the History of Political Philosophy, Terence Ball
    5:History of Political Philosophy as Discipline, John Gunnell
    II Chronological Periods
    6:The Origins of Political Philosophy, Danielle Allen
    7:Classical Political Philosophy: Plato & Aristotle, Daniel Devereux
    8:Hellenistic Political Theory, Phillip Mitsis
    9:Early Christian Political Philosophy, Sophie Lunn-Rockliffe
    10:Influence of Roman Law, Donald Kelley
    11:Arabic Contributions to Medieval Political Theory, Charles Butterworth
    12:Medieval Political Theory c. 1000-1500, Janet Coleman
    13:Renaissance Political Philosophy, Mikael Hörnqvist
    14:Political Thought in the Age of the Reformation, Michael Baylor
    15:The School of Salamanca, Anthony Pagden
    16:The Early Modern Foundations of Classic Liberalism, Jeffrey Collins
    17:Absolutism, Mark Goldie
    18:Enlightenment Political Philosophy, Richard Whatmore
    19:Scottish Enlightenment, Neil McArthur
    20:Early Nineteenth-Century Liberalism, Jeremy Jennings
    21:German Idealism, Paul Redding
    22:Socialism, Jonathan Beecher
    23:Marxian Tradition, Terrell Carver
    24:Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Liberalism, David Weinstein
    25:Political Philosophy and the Idea of a Social Science, Peter Lassman
    26:Contemporary Political Philosophy: Anglo-American, George Klosko
    27:Contemporary Continental Political Thought, Stephen White
    28:Political Philosophy in a Globalizing World, Terry Nardin
    III Themes
    29:Democracy, Mark Warren
    30:Rights, Kenneth Pennington
    31:The State, Christopher W. Morris
    32:Sovereignty, Daniel Philpott
    33:The Social Contract (Contract of Government), Johann Sommerville
    34:Citizenship, Richard Bellamy
    35:Property, David Schmidtz
    36:Equality, Jonathan Wolff
    37:Freedom, Raymond Plant
    38:Douglass and Hobbes on Fear, Imagination, and Slavery, Bernard Boxill
    39:Imperialism, Krishan Kumar
    40:The Idea of the Welfare State, Donald Moon
    41:Libertarianism, Eric Mack
    42:Religious Toleration, Perez Zagorin
    43:Republicanism, Richard Dagger
    44:Political Obligation, George Klosko
    45:Anarchism, Marshall Shatz
    46:Feminism, Nancy Hirschmann
    47:Animal Rights and Political Theory, Julian Franklin
    IV Non-Western Perspectives
    48:Confucian Political Philosophy, David Wong
    49:The Muslim Tradition of Political Philosophy, Shahrough Ahkavi
    50:Hindu Political Philosophy, Dennis Dalton

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