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Modern political thought from Hobbes to Maritain

William Sweet

Modern political thought from Hobbes to Maritain

by William Sweet

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Published by The Council for Research in Values and Philosophy in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy,
  • Political science

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by William Sweet
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJA71 .M573 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25139600M
    ISBN 109781565182721
    LC Control Number2011049288

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Perspectives on political theory: noumenalism, naturalism, virtue, and freedom --Platonic goodness and the school of Levi Strauss --Moral virtue and sociological process: Aristotle, Lipset, and situation ethics --Transcendent goodness and power politics: St. Augustine, Niebuhr, and Morgenthau.   This article contrasts the pursuit of political science from a classically realist perspective versus a modernist one. We suggest that with the developments in modern philosophy and science, political science has stopped examining the common good itself, instead pursuing what is called a “value-free” analysis based on materialism, or a utopian ideal based on subjectivism.

    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.3/5(1). OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages 24 cm. Contents: The Nature of Political Theory and the Nature of This Book --Naturalistic Political Science: Thucydides and Snyder --Noumenalist Political Science: Plato and Strauss --The Aristotelian Bridge: Aristotle, Lipset, Almond --The Augustinian Bridge: St. Augustine, Niebuhr, and Morgenthau --Thomism and Neo-Thomism: St. Thomas and.

    Iain Hampsher-Monk’s lucid and accessible history of modern political thought is the introduction which many have been waiting for, providing a thorough guide to the ideas and writings of major political thinkers from Hobbes to Marx (including a full account of The Federalist papers).. The author’s aim throughout is to incorporate the benefits of modern scholarship of the historical school Price: $ Modern Political Thought from Hobbes to Maritain, “Introduction to John Stuart Mill” (pgs ) Modern Political Thought from Hobbes to Maritain, selections from “On Liberty” and “Utilitarianism” (pgs ) Assignment 2 (Feb 18): Lifeboat READING WEEK (Feb ) WEEK 8 (Feb Mar 4): Bernard Bosanquet and British Idealism.


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First published: 01 Oct, Hobbes and Modern Political Thought brings the work of Yves Charles Zarka – one of the most important interpreters of Hobbes – to Anglophone readers, perhaps for the first time.

Zarka’s long-standing engagement with Hobbes shows how to read Hobbes's philosophical. This text, admirably translated, will enrich the English discussion of Hobbes’s philosophy.

Modern political thought from Hobbes to Maritain / edited by William Sweet. pages cm Includes bibliographical references and index. Political science--Philosophy. Sweet, William. editor of compilation. JAM dc23 CIP ISBN (pbk.).

Book Description: Reveals the Hobbesian origins of contemporary political concerns, especially the relationships between state, individual and law.

Yves Charles Zarka shows you how Hobbes established the framework for modern political thought. Iain Hampsher-Monk's lucid and accessible history of modern political thought is the introduction which many have been waiting for, providing a thorough guide to the ideas and writings of major political thinkers from Hobbes to Marx (including a full account of The Federalist papers).The author's aim throughout is to incorporate the benefits of modern scholarship of the historical school, with /5(10).

Iain Hampsher-Monk’s lucid and accessible history of modern political thought is the introduction which many have been waiting for, providing a thorough guide to the ideas and writings of major political thinkers from Hobbes to Marx (including a full account of The Federalist papers).

The author’s aim throughout is to incorporate the benefits of modern scholarship of the historical school Cited by: Hobbes in the Context of Modern Political Thought As Interpreted by Oakeshott, Strauss and Voegelin Timothy Fuller The thought of Thomas Hobbes is a living force in philosophic reflection on modern politics.

Yet many insist that an era of political philosophy, roughly beginning with Hobbes, is at an end or rapidly approaching Size: KB. characteristics of modern political thought,modern political theory by s p verma pdf,modern political thought readings from machiavelli to nietzsche pdf,western political thought pdf books,what is modern political theory definition of political thought,what is political thought pdf,western political thought from plato to marx pdf In this book All Important Persons of Indian History and their.

"This book includes a wide and balanced selection of many of the more important texts of modern political thought. To its great credit, it provides pertinent excerpts from frequently neglected authors, such as Calvin and Hume, which it nicely juxtaposes with writings by.

Thomas Hobbes (/ h ɒ b z /; 5 April – 4 December ), in some older texts Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, was an English philosopher, considered to be one of the founders of modern political philosophy.

Hobbes is best known for his book Leviathan, which expounded an influential formulation of social contract theory. In addition to political philosophy, Hobbes also contributed to a Alma mater: Magdalen Hall, Oxford, St John's.

Political philosophy, also known as political theory, is the study of topics such as politics, liberty, justice, property, rights, law, and the enforcement of laws by authority: what they are, if they are needed, what makes a government legitimate, what rights and freedoms it should protect, what form it should take, what the law is, and what duties citizens owe to a legitimate government, if.

The major features of modern political thought are nation state,secularism,state sovereignty,democracy,nationalism,capitalism,socialism,liberalism and so on.

Thomas Hobbes - Thomas Hobbes - Political philosophy: Hobbes presented his political philosophy in different forms for different audiences. De Cive states his theory in what he regarded as its most scientific form.

Unlike The Elements of Law, which was composed in English for English parliamentarians—and which was written with local political challenges to Charles I in mind—De Cive was a. Western Political Thought: Hobbes. Thomas Hobbes of Malmsbury was an English philosopher who gained popularity for his immense contribution to political philosophy.

His famous book Leviathan established social contract theory, the foundation of later Western political philosophy. Depends on what you call modern political thought. If you mean the systemic justification of how the state should work politically you could say it started with plato; in his book, the politeia (the state), he argues for a state governed by indepe.

Hobbes and the Making of Modern Political Thought considers what it is that makes the study of Hobbes so compelling. Gordon Hull reads Hobbes as the first 'modern' political philosopher.

In Hobbes we find the combination of an anomalous and anachronistic view of geometry and a radical, almost post-modern understanding of language.

Whereas Hobbes felt that a republican-style division of power would only promote internal discord at the expense of political stability. In both cases, their works represent a sharp break with the political philosophy of the past and were instrumental in ushering in the age of modern political thought.

Jeff Goldstein. Hobbes in the Present Day. Thomas Hobbes’s book Leviathan outlines the basic format of the social contract theory in political thinking. Hobbes’s work has been the foundation on which other political thinkers have elaborated social contract theories.

His work is still the basis of political theories e now used worldwide in democratic countries, although in somewhat. Iain Hampsher-Monk's lucid and accessible history of modern political thought is the introduction which many have been waiting for, providing a thorough guide to the ideas and writings of major political thinkers from Hobbes to Marx (including a full account of The Federalist papers).

The author's aim throughout is to incorporate the benefits of modern scholarship of the/5(37). Kick off the course with a discussion of political philosophy's continuing influence in the world and its major concepts, including democracy, republicanism, and liberalism. Consider moral realism versus moral relativism, and learn how the history of modern political thought has evolved from its formation through its contemporary period.

MODERN POLITICAL THOUGHT Page 6 Orgins of human conduct. Contrary to Aristotle and medieval thinkers, who saw human nature as innately social, Hobbes viewed human beings as isolated, egoistic, self interested and seeking society as a means to their ends. According to Hobbes, prior to the formation of state or common wealth, there existed state.Start studying humanities chapter Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

A powerful influence on the political thought of Thomas Hobbes and John Locke was the. Hobbes's legacy to modern political thought was a theory of.Modern Political Thought From Hobbes to Maritain.

William Sweet (ed.) - - Washington, DC: The Council for Research in Values and Philosophy. A History of Modern Political Thought: Major Political Thinkers From Hobbes to : Gordon Hull.