Modern Political Theory from Hobbes to Marx: Key Debates

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Jack Lively, Andrew Reeve
Psychology Press, 1989 - Political Science - 311 pages

This anthology offers students a carefully edited selection of the most influential and enduring interpretations of key political theorists. There are sections on Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Burke, Bentham, Mill and Marx. Each section includes classic articles by leading critics, a substantial introduction by the editors, and a guide to further reading. A general introduction to the volume as a whole is also provided. This is an up-to-date and extensive guide to the key issues at stake in the interpretative debate, and it provides an invaluable text for students and teachers of modern political thought.

 

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Contents

Introduction
10
The ethical doctrine of Hobbes
19
Warrender and his critics
40
Introduction
64
Locke and Professor
72
Appropriation in the state
81
Introduction
104
The Discourse on Inequality
113
Introduction
150
Burke and the ancient
159
Introduction
184
Jeremy Bentham and
199
Introduction
262
On some criticisms
271
On some criticisms
290
Index
303

Will and political rationality
129

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