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On politics : a history of political thought from Herodotus to the present, Alan Ryan

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On politics : a history of political thought from Herodotus to the present
Title
On politics
Title remainder
a history of political thought from Herodotus to the present
Statement of responsibility
Alan Ryan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the origins of political philosophy and the lives of the great thinkers from the ancient Greeks to Machiavelli to Hobbes and to the present and illuminates the ideas and beliefs that helped shape each era
Cataloging source
DLC
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1940-
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Ryan, Alan
Dewey number
320.01
Index
index present
LC call number
JA71
LC item number
.R93 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Political science
  • Political scientists
Label
On politics : a history of political thought from Herodotus to the present, Alan Ryan
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Book one: Herodotus to Machiavelli -- Book two: Hobbes to the present
  • Introduction : Thinking about politics -- [v. 1.] Book 1. Herodotus to Machiavelli. pt. I. The classical conception: Why Herodotus? ; Plato and antipolitics ; Aristotle: politics is not philosophy ; Roman insights: Polybius and Cicero ; Augustine's two cities -- pt. II. The Christian world: Preface to Part II ; Between Augustine and Aquinas ; Aquinas and synthesis ; The fourteenth-century interregnum ; Humanism ; The Reformation ; Machiavelli -- Notes to Book 1 -- [v.2.] Book 2. Hobbes to the present. Preface to Book 2 -- pt. I. Modernity: Thomas Hobbes ; John Locke and revolution ; Republicanism ; Rousseau ; The American founding ; The French revolution and its critics ; Hegel: the modern state as the work of spirit ; Utilitarianism: Jeremy Bentham and James and John Stuart Mill ; Tocqueville and democracy ; Karl Marx -- pt. II. The world after Marx: Preface to Part II ; The twentieth century and beyond ; Empire and imperialism ; Socialisms ; Marxism, fascism, dictatorship ; Democracy in the modern world ; Global peace and the human future -- Acknowledgments -- Notes to book 2 -- Bibliography -- Further reading -- Index
  • bk. 1. Herodotus to Machiavelli -- bk. 2. Hobbes to the present
Control code
783161149
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
2 volumes
Isbn
9780871404657
Lccn
2012012351
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)783161149
Label
On politics : a history of political thought from Herodotus to the present, Alan Ryan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Book one: Herodotus to Machiavelli -- Book two: Hobbes to the present
  • Introduction : Thinking about politics -- [v. 1.] Book 1. Herodotus to Machiavelli. pt. I. The classical conception: Why Herodotus? ; Plato and antipolitics ; Aristotle: politics is not philosophy ; Roman insights: Polybius and Cicero ; Augustine's two cities -- pt. II. The Christian world: Preface to Part II ; Between Augustine and Aquinas ; Aquinas and synthesis ; The fourteenth-century interregnum ; Humanism ; The Reformation ; Machiavelli -- Notes to Book 1 -- [v.2.] Book 2. Hobbes to the present. Preface to Book 2 -- pt. I. Modernity: Thomas Hobbes ; John Locke and revolution ; Republicanism ; Rousseau ; The American founding ; The French revolution and its critics ; Hegel: the modern state as the work of spirit ; Utilitarianism: Jeremy Bentham and James and John Stuart Mill ; Tocqueville and democracy ; Karl Marx -- pt. II. The world after Marx: Preface to Part II ; The twentieth century and beyond ; Empire and imperialism ; Socialisms ; Marxism, fascism, dictatorship ; Democracy in the modern world ; Global peace and the human future -- Acknowledgments -- Notes to book 2 -- Bibliography -- Further reading -- Index
  • bk. 1. Herodotus to Machiavelli -- bk. 2. Hobbes to the present
Control code
783161149
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
2 volumes
Isbn
9780871404657
Lccn
2012012351
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)783161149

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