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Modern Political Philosophy : Explorations in Philosophy - Richard Hudelson

Modern Political Philosophy

Explorations in Philosophy

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Published: 31st May 1999
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As we approach the end of the century and reflect on the large number of wars and political incidents that continue to rage throughout the world, it is imperative to understand the background and implication of the political philosophies that instigate many of these conflicts. Hudelson's book is a brief introduction to the major topics and issues in political philosophy from the Enlightenment to Postmodernism. Within the scope of ten short chapters, Hudelson presents both the historical background of, and a systematic discussion of contemporary issues relating to the major traditions within political philosophy, making this the ideal introduction to the topic for students and interested readers.

Natural Rights
Utilitarianism
Liberals and Conservatives
Anarchists and Socialists
The New-Liberalism and the Foundations of the Welfare State
Justice
The Libertarian Challenge
Answering the Libertarian Challenge
A Deeper Sense of Politics
Global Politics
Some Concluding Thoughts
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ISBN: 9780765600219
ISBN-10: 0765600218
Series: Explorations in Philosophy
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 194
Published: 31st May 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.62 x 15.85  x 2.03
Weight (kg): 0.43