Ian Adams “Fifty Major Political Thinkers"
English | 2003-08-05 | ISBN:0415228107 | PDF | 288 pages | 1,2 Mb
Fifty Major Political Thinkers introduces the life and thought of major figures in Western political thought, from ancient Greece to the present day. The entries provide an accessible and clearly written introduction to the major ideas and schools of thought which have shaped contemporary politics, including figures such as: Aristotle, Machiavelli, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Thomas Paine, Mary Wollstonecraft, Karl Marx, Mohandas Ghandi, Simone de Beauvoir, Michel Foucault, and Jurgen Habermas. Fully cross-referenced and including a glossary of theoretical terms, this wide ranging and accessible book is essential reading for anyone with an interest in the evolution and history of contemporary political thought.