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The Broadview Anthology of Social and Political Thought : Essential Readings - Andrew Bailey

The Broadview Anthology of Social and Political Thought

Essential Readings

By: Andrew Bailey (Editor), Samantha Brennan (Editor), Will Kymlicka (Editor), Jacob Levy (Editor), Alex Sager (Editor)

Paperback Published: 17th February 2012
ISBN: 9781554811021
Number Of Pages: 1125

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This volume features a careful selection of major works in political and social philosophy from ancient times through to the present. Every reading has been painstakingly annotated, and each figure is given a substantial introduction highlighting his or her major contribution to the tradition. The anthology offers both depth and breadth in its selection of material by central figures, while also representing other currents of political thought. Thirty-two authors are represented, including fourteen from the 20th century. The editors have made every effort to include translations that are both readable and reliable.

In order to ensure the highest standards of accuracy and accessibility, the editors have consulted dozens of leading academics during the course of the volume's development (many of whom have contributed introductory material as well as advice). The result is an anthology with unparalleled pedagogical benefits; The Broadview Anthology of Social and Political Thought sets the new standard for social and political philosophy instruction.

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Praise for Volumes 1 and 2: "This is a wonderful collection, with great introductory essays...We should all be grateful to the editors for selecting and contextualizing so rich a body of materials." - Kwame Anthony Appiah, Princeton University "The selections are broader than in other works I have seen...The annotation is, as advertised, fuller than is usual in such works, and consistently helpful...All in all, this is an impressive work-by far the best political anthology I have seen." - George Klosko, Henry L. and Grace Doherty Professor, University of Virginia "Quite simply, this is a fantastic anthology. It includes not just the standard readings from the western canon but also important ones left out of most anthologies, including several by women. The anthology includes concise, accurate, and extremely helpful introductions, which include, uniquely, a discussion of 'common misperceptions' of each work. These introductions are perfectly pitched for an undergraduate audience." - Darren Walhof, Grand Valley State University

History of the Peloponnesian War, 2.40: Pericles' Funeral Oration Plato
The Republic
Book 1
Book 2
from Book 3
from Book 4
from Book 5
from Book 7
Book 8
from Book 9
Nicomachean Ethics
From Book I
From Book II
Book 1
Book 2
Book 3
Book 4
from Book 5
from Book 7
Niccolo Machiavelli
The Prince (written in 1513, published 1532)
Concerning the way to govern cities or principalities which lived under their own laws before they were annexed
Concerning new principalities which are acquired through one's own arms and ability
Concerning new principalities which are acquired either through the arms of others or by good fortune
Concerning those who have obtained a principality through wickedness
Concerning a civil principality
Concerning the way in which the strength of all principalities ought to be measured Chapter 11: Concerning ecclesiastical principalities
Of the different types of troops and mercenaries
Concerning auxiliary, mixed, and citizen soldiers
That which concerns a prince on the subject of the art of war
Concerning things for which men, and especially princes, are praised or blamed Chapter 16: Concerning generosity and miserliness
Concerning cruelty and mercy, and whether it is better to be loved than feared
Concerning the way in which princes should keep their word
That one should avoid being despised and hated
How a prince should act in order to gain esteem
Concerning princes' advisors
How to avoid flatterers
Why the princes of Italy have lost their states
Of fortune's power in human affairs, and how to deal with her
An exhortation to liberate Italy from the barbarians
Discourses on the First Ten Books of Titus Livius (1512-1517)
Niccolo Machiavelli to Zanobi Buondelmonte and Cosima Rucellai
from First Book
Of the Beginning of Cities in General, and Especially that of the City of Rome Chapter 2: Of the Different Kinds of Republics, and of what Kind the Roman Republic Was from Second Book
What Nations the Romans Had to Contend Against and with What Obstinacy They Defended their Liberty
Of the Dangers to which Princes and Republic are Exposed that Employ Auxiliary or Mercenary Troops
Fortune Blinds the Minds of Men When She Does Not Wish Them to Oppose Her Designs from Third Book
hoever Desires Constant Success Must Change his Conduct with the Times Thomas HobbesLeviathan (1651)
The Introduction Part 1: Of Man
Of Power, Worth, Dignity, Honor, and Worthiness
Of the Difference of Manners
Of the Natural Condition of Mankind as Concerning Their Felicity and Misery
Of the First and Second Natural Laws, and of Contracts
Of Other Laws of Nature
Of Persons, Authors, and Things Personated
Of the Causes, Generation, and Definition of a Commonwealth
Of the Rights of Sovereigns by Institution
Of the Several Kinds of Commonwealth by Institution and of Succession to the Sovereign Power
Of Dominion Paternal and Despotical
Of the Liberty of Subjects
Of Civil Laws
Of Those Things that Weaken or Tend to the Dissolution of a Commonwealth
Of the Office of the Sovereign Representative
John Locke
The Second Treatise of Civil Government (1690)
Book 2 [The Second Treatise]
From A Letter Concerning Toleration (1689)
David Hume
Of the Original Contract (1748)
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Discourse on the Origin and Foundations of Inequality Among Men
Discourse on the Origin and Foundations of Inequality among Men
Note [On Good and Evil in Human Life]
Note [On Human Variety]
Note [On the Views of John Locke]
Note [On Humans Living in an Intermediate Stage]
On the Social Contract or Principles of Political Right (1762)
Book 1
Book 2
Book 3
Book 4
Immanuel Kant
To Perpetual Peace: A Philosophical Sketch (1795)
"To Perpetual Peace"
First Section: Which Contains the Preliminary Articles for Perpetual Peace Among Nations (1795)
Second Section: Which Contains the Definitive Articles for Perpetual Peace Among Nations
Thomas Jefferson
The Declaration of Independence [as amended and adopted in Congress], July 4, 1776
Alexander Hamilton and James Madison
The Federalist No. 9
The Federalist No. 10
The Federalist No. 51
The Federalist No. 78
Mary Wollstonecraft
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: with Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects (1792)
from Part 1
from Chapter 1: The Rights and Involved Duties of Mankind Considered
from Chapter 2: The Prevailing Opinion of a Sexual Character Discussed
from Chapter 3: The Same Subject Continued
from Chapter 4: Observations on the State of Degradation to Which Woman Is Reduced by Various Causes
from Chapter 5: Animadversions on Some of the Writers Who Have Rendered Women Objects of Pity, Bordering on Contempt
from Chapter 6: The Effect Which an Early Association of Ideas Has Upon the Character
from Chapter 9: Of the Pernicious Effects Which Arise from the Unnatural Distinctions Established in Society
from Chapter 12: On National Education
from Chapter 13: Some Instances of the Folly Which the Ignorance of Women Generates; with Concluding
Reflections on the Moral Improvement that a Revolution in Female
Manners Might Naturally Be Expected to Produce
Edmund Burke
from Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790)
from On "Geographical Morality"
Alexis de Toqueville
Democracy in America (1835)
Chapter 5: On the Use that Americans Make of Public Associations in Civil Life
Chapter 6: Of the Relation between Associations and Newspapers
Chapter 7: The Relationship between Civil and Political Associations
Chapter 8: How Americans Combat Individualism with the Principle of Self-Interest
Rightly Understand
Sojourner Truth
Speech Delivered at the Akron, Ohio Convention on Women's Rights, 1851
As Reported by the Anti-Slavery Bugle, 21 June 1851
As Reported by F.D. Gage for the National Anti-Slavery Standard, 2 May 1863
John Stuart Mill
On Liberty (1859)
from Chapter 1: Introductory
from Chapter 2: Of the Liberty of Thought and Discussion
from Chapter 3: On Individuality, as One of the Elements of Well-being
from Chapter 4: Of the Limits of the Authority of Society Over the Individual
from Chapter 5: Applications
Considerations on Representative Government (1861)
from Chapter 10: Of the Mode of Voting
Chapter 16: Of Nationality, as Connected with Representative Government
Utilitarianism (1863)
from Chapter 2: What Utilitarianism Is
from Chapter 3: Of the Ultimate Sanction of the Principle of Utility
from Chapter 5: On the Connection between Justice and Utility
from The Subjection of Women (1869)
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
Economic and Philosophical Manuscripts (1844)
Estranged Labor
Private Property and Communism
The German Ideology (1845), A. Ideology in General, German Ideology in Particular
Theses On Feuerbach (1845)
The Communist Manifesto (1848)
Bourgeois and Proletarians
Proletarians and Communists
Socialist and Communist Literature
Position of the Communists in Relation to the Various Existing Opposition Parties
Critique of the Gotha Program (1875)
Friedrich Nietzsche
On the Genealogy of Morals (1887)
from First Essay: Good and Evil, Good and Bad
from Second Essay: Guilt, Bad Conscience and Related Matters
V.I. Lenin
from What is to be Done? (1902)
W.E.B. Du Bois
from The Souls of Black Folk (1903)
"Of Our Spiritual Strivings"
Simone de Beauvoir
from The Second Sex (1949)
Isaiah Berlin
"Two Concepts of Liberty" (1958)
Franz Fanon
from The Wretched of the Earth (1961)
J├╝rgen Habermas"
The Public Sphere" (1962)
Martin Luther King Jr.
"Letter from Birmingham Jail" (1963)
John Rawls
from A Theory of Justice: Revised Edition (originally published 1971, revised edition 1999)
The Main Idea of the Theory of Justice
The Original Position and Justification
Classical Utilitarianism
Two Principles of Justice
Democratic Equality and the Difference Principle
Fair Equality of Opportunity and Pure Procedural Justice
Primary Social Goods as the Basis of Expectations
The Tendency to Equality
The Veil of Ignorance
"The Idea of an Overlapping Consensus" (1987)
Robert Nozick
from Anarchy, State and Utopia (1974)
from Chapter 7, "Distributive Justice"
Michel Foucault
From Discipline and Punish (1975)
Michael Sandel
"The Procedural Republic and the Unencumbered Self" (1984)
Susan Moller Okin
from Justice, Gender and Family (1989)
"Justice as Fairness: For Whom?"
"Conclusion: Toward a Humanist Justice"
Iris Young
from Justice and the Politics of Difference (1990)
"Displacing the Distributive Paradigm"
Will Kymlicka
from Multicultural Citizenship (1995)
"Justice and Minority Rights"
Sources/Permission Acknowledgments
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ISBN: 9781554811021
ISBN-10: 1554811023
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1125
Published: 17th February 2012
Publisher: Broadview Press Ltd
Country of Publication: CA
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 19.68  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.09

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