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  1. Hannah Arendt

    Edited by Garrath Williams

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Political Philosophers

    Hannah Arendt is increasingly recognised as one of the most important political thinkers of the twentieth century. She gained fame for her historical study of totalitarianism, notoriety for her reportage of Adolf Eichman’s trial, and philosophical recognition for her explorations of (political)...

    Published March 14th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    Edited by John T. Scott

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Political Philosophers

    Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) was a pivotal thinker in the history of political philosophy, and in that of thought and literature more generally. Making major contributions in a variety of areas, he brought his political theory to bear on subjects such as the novel, music, education, and...

    Published December 19th 2005 by Routledge

  3. John Rawls

    Critical Assessments of Leading Political Philosophers

    Edited by Chandran Kukathas

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Political Philosophers

    John Rawls (1921-2002) is, arguably, the most important political philosopher of our time. It is commonly observed that the publication in 1971 of his treatise A Theory of Justice initiated a return to political questions among Anglo-American philosophers and is largely responsible for the vigorous...

    Published October 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  4. Antonio Gramsci

    Critical Assessments of Leading Political Philosophers

    Edited by James Martin

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Political Philosophers

    From the sociology of modern capitalism to state theory and cultural and media studies, Gramsci's ideas have become a central component of mainstream social and political thought since the publication of his writings, in English, in the 1960s. In particular, his concept of 'hegemony', denoting the...

    Published September 26th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Marx's Social and Political Thought II (Vols. 5-8)

    Critical Assessments: Second Series

    Edited by Bob Jessop, Russell Wheatley

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Political Philosophers

    This collection addresses fundamental themes in Marx's social and political thought. It covers key controversies in the analysis of Marx's overall intellectual development, the influence of Hegel, the Marx-Engels relationship, the validity of historical materialism, the significance of class and...

    Published May 26th 1999 by Routledge

  6. John Stuart Mill's Social and Political Thought

    Critical Assessments

    Edited by G.W. Smith

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Political Philosophers

    This collection covers the breadth of Mill's work in social theory and political economy, including his ethics, liberalism, theory of government, methodology and feminism. It represents the most important scholarly and philosophical criticism of this century, illustrating the development of modern...

    Published February 18th 1998 by Routledge

  7. G.W.F. Hegel

    Critical Assessments

    Edited by Robert Stern

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Political Philosophers

    G.W.F. Hegel(1770-1831), arguably the greatest philosopher of the nineteenth century, decisively influenced the direction of all subsequent European thought. Variously understood as a theist and an atheist, a conservative and a liberal, an essentialist and a proto-existentialist, a rationalist and...

    Published November 3rd 1993 by Routledge

  8. Jeremy Bentham

    Critical Assessments

    Edited by Bhikhu Parekh

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Political Philosophers

    Bentham scholarship has concentrated on certain aspects of his thought: this collection reflects that bias. Most of the articles are published since 1950, but those of his contemporaries show how his ideas became politically influential. This is an important new contribtion that will be of great...

    Published October 20th 1993 by Routledge

  9. Thomas Hobbes

    Critical Assessments

    Edited by Preston King

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Political Philosophers

    Thomas Hobbes is arguably the greatest of all English philosophers. In the second half of the twentieth century, he has been subject to sustained critical attention. He was capable of powerful argument on virtually any plane, whether logical, scriptural or historical. And he has attracted attention...

    Published November 4th 1992 by Routledge

  10. John Locke

    Critical Assessments

    Edited by Richard Ashcraft

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Political Philosophers

    This work is the second in the Routledge Series of Critical Assessments of Leading Political Philosophers. The series presents a comprehensive selection of the critical literature commenting on the life and works of a major political philosopher. John Locke (1632-1704) is crucially important...

    Published January 16th 1991 by Routledge

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