Jonathan Wolff An Introduction To Political Philosophy Ebook
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Who should hold political power? Are there any justified limits to people's liberty? What is democracy? Is it really that attractive? An Introduction to Political Philosophy is the beginner's ideal introduction to the field, combining clarity and a conversational style with a thought-provoking account of the central questions in political philosophy. Wolff explores a series of enduring and timeless questions, spanning centuries and millennia to consider a diverse range of thinkers and their responses to those questions, and to demonstrate how political philosophy helps us understand contemporary issues. Digital formats and resources An Introduction to Political Philosophy is available for students and institutions to purchase in a variety of formats. The e-book offers a mobile experience and convenient access along with tutorial style videos by the renowned political philosopher, Jo Wolff, to help you get to grips with the central questions in political philosophy, and learn at your own pace: www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/ebooks
"The best introductory text about political philosophy currently available. The contents are easy for the newcomer to the subject of political philosophy to assimilate. The narrative is clear and thought provoking." - Professor Ian Godfrey Finlayson, European School of Economics, UK
"An elegantly written introduction, structured by a topical approach to the field. While introducing canonical authors, the focus is on contemporary problems of political philosophy." - Dr Egbert Klautke, University College London, UK
"Exactly what the title says—it introduces students to many of the central topics of political philosophy and in the process to many of its most distinguished figures from Plato to John Rawls. By organizing his book around major issues, Wolff provides the structure that beginners need."—Alan Ryan
Why should some have the right to political power? What would happen without government?How much power should the state have?This is the ideal introduction to political philosophy, combining clarity and a conversational style with a thought provoking account of the central questions in political philosophy. Wolff explores the subject through a series of enduring and timeless questions, jumping centuries and millennia to explore the most influential answers and demonstrate the relevance of political philosophy for an understanding of contemporary issues. The eagerly anticipated new edition has been updated to include the on-going developments in theorising about race, sexual orientation, disability multiculturalism and global justice.
An Introduction to Political Philosophy provides and introduction to the subject, combining clarity and a conversational style with a thought-provoking account of the central questions of the discipline. The text explores the subject through a series of enduring and timeless questions, jumping centuries and millennia to explore the most influential answers and demonstrate the relevance of political philosophy for an understanding of contemporary issues. This new edition has been updated to include the on-going developments in multiculturalism and global justice, as well as in human rights and deliberative democracy.
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