Political Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction

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OUP Oxford, Jun 26, 2003 - Philosophy - 147 pages
16 Reviews
This book introduces readers to the concepts of political philosophy - authority, democracy, freedom and its limits, justice, feminism, multiculturalism, and nationality. Accessibly written and assuming no previous knowledge of the subject, it encourages the reader to think clearly and critically about the leading political questions of our time.

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Review: Political Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

User Review  - Daniel Wright - Goodreads

Miller builds up an a priori picture of political philosophy, concisely covering a wide range of ideologies and schools of thought, refusing to patronise the reader, dipping into some of the most important thinkers. This is an ideal introduction to the subject. Read full review

Review: Political Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

User Review  - Marco - Goodreads

For its size, not too bad an introduction of the subject, but the author could've done better in his explorations of positions other than his own. This book would certainly benefit from a bit more ... Read full review

About the author (2003)


David Miller is Professor of Political Theory, University of Oxford, and an Official Fellow of Nuffield College. In 2002 he was elected to a Fellowship of the British Academy.

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