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Politics and excellence
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Libri Moderni

Galston, Miriam

Politics and excellence : the political philosophy of Alfarabi / Miriam Galston.

Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1990.

The education of a Christian prince
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Erasmus, Desiderius, (d. 1536.)

The education of a Christian prince / Erasmus ; translated by Neil M. Cheshire and Michael J. Heath ; with the Panegyric for Archduke Philip of Austria, translated by Lisa Jardine ; edited by Lisa Jardine.

Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Cambridge texts in the history of political thought

Abstract: The Education of a Christian Prince is a new student edition of Erasmus's crucial treatise on political theory. It contains a new, excerpted translation from his Panegyric, making it possible for the first time to compare two works which Erasmus himself regarded as closely related. The Education of a Christian Prince was published in 1516 and dedicated to Prince Charles, the future Emperor Charles V, and is one of the most influential books of the 'advice-to-princes' published in the Renaissance era. It is a strongly pacifist work in which Erasmus sought to ensure that the prince governed justly and benevolently. The importance of Erasmus's work lies in his emphasis on virtuous conduct as the backbone of the polity, an argument which has influenced political writing up to the present time. This edition also includes an original introduction, a chronology of the life and work of Erasmus, and a comprehensive guide to further reading.

European political thought, 1815-1989
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Libri Moderni

Di Scala, Spencer.

European political thought, 1815-1989 / Spencer M. Di Scala, Salvo Mastellone.

Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1998.

The art of rulership
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Ames, Roger T., (1947-)

The art of rulership : a study of ancient Chinese political thought / Roger T. Ames ; foreword by Harold D. Roth.

Albany : State University of New York Press, c1994.

Second treatise of government
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Locke, John, (1632-1704.)

Second treatise of government / John Locke ; edited with an introd. by C. B. Macpherson.

1st ed.

Indianapolis, Ind. : Hackett Pub. Co., c1980.

The pilgrim city
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Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo.

The pilgrim city : social and political ideas in the writings of St. Augustine of Hippo / [edited] by R.W. Dyson.

Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK ; Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, 2001.

Abstract: The political and social ideas of St Augustine of Hippo are of central importance to the historian of late classical and medieval political thought: Augustine offers a penetrating critique of the moral and political claims of imperial Rome, and he is one of the founders of the Christian political thought of the middle ages. But the student's task is made difficult by the fact that Augustine did not write a single, systematic political treatise. His political remarks are always incidental to his theological and pastoral concerns; they occur in many different contexts; they have to be dissected out from a great variety of works. In this volume, Dr Dyson brings together an extensive selection of primary sources and provides a detailed commentary on them. The result is a full and wide-ranging narrative account of St Augustine's thinking on the human condition, justice, the State, slavery, private property and war. This comprehensive sourcebook will be of value to students of St Augustine at all levels. Dr R W Dyson lectures in the department of politics, University of Durham.

Political philosophy
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Hampton, Jean.

Political philosophy / Jean Hampton.

Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1997.

Dimensions of philosophy series

Abstract: In this sophisticated yet accessible text, Hampton neatly synthesizes the classical tradition, the giants of the modern period, the dominant topics of the 20th century, as well as the new questions and concerns that are just beginning to rewrite contemporary political philosophy. }Political philosophy, perhaps even more than other branches of philosophy, calls for constant renewal to reflect not just re-readings of the tradition but also the demands of current events. In this lively and readable survey, Jean Hampton has created a text for our time that does justice both to the great traditions of the field and to the newest developments. In a marvelous feat of synthesis, she links the classical tradition, the giants of the modern period, the dominant topics of the twentieth century, and the new questions and concerns that are just beginning to rewrite contemporary political philosophy.Hampton presents these traditions in an engaging and accessible manner, adding to them her own views and encouraging readers to critically examine a range of ideas and to reach their own conclusions. Of particular interest are the discussions of the contemporary liberalism-communitarianism debates, the revival of interest in issues of citizenship and nationality, and the way in which feminist concerns are integrated into all these discussions. Political Philosophy is the most modern text on the topic now available, the ideal guide to what is going on in the field. It will be welcomed by scholars and students in philosophy and political science, and it will serve as an introduction for readers from outside these fields. }

What is political philosophy?
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Strauss, Leo.

What is political philosophy? : and other studies / Leo Strauss.

University of Chicago Press ed.

Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1988, c1959.

Abstract: "What is Political Philosphy?" - a collection of ten essays and lectures and sixteen book reviews written between 1943 and 1957 - contains some of Leo Strauss's most famous writings and some of his most explicit statements of the themes that made him famous. The title essay records Strauss's sole extended articulation of the meaning of political philosophy itself. Other essays discuss the relation of political philosophy to history, give an account of the political philosophy of the non-Christian Middle Ages and of classic European modernity, and present his theory of esoteric writing.

History of political philosophy
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History of political philosophy / edited by Leo Strauss and Joseph Cropsey.

3rd ed.

Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1987.

The social contract
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Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, (1712-1778.)

The social contract ; and, The first and second discourses / Jean-Jacques Rousseau ; edited and with an introduction by Susan Dunn ; with essays by Gita May ... [et al.].

New Haven : Yale University Press, c2002.

Rethinking the Western tradition