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History of Political Thought

ISBN 9780367220594
Published December 1, 2021 by Routledge
526 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1924. This extensive volume explores the history of political theory from Ancient Greece up until proletarian thought in the early twentieth century. The author pays particular attention to the connection between economic and political theory during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. History of Political Thought will be of great interest to students of history, politics, and philosophy.

Table of Contents

1. The Nature of Political Thought  2. Ancient Political Thought  3. Greek Political Thought  4. Roman Political Thought  5. Beginnings of Medieval Political Thought  6. The Conflict Between Church and State  7. The Close of the Middle Ages  8. Political Theory of the Reformation  9. Political Thought in the Second Half of the Sixteenth Century  10. Bodin and Grotius  11. The Puritan Revolution in England  12. Hobbes and Locke  13. Continental Political Thought in the Seventeenth Century  14. Continental Political Thought in the Eighteenth Century  15. Montesquieu and Rousseau  16. Economic Development and Political Thought  17. Later Eighteenth Century Moralists and Jurists  18. Political Theories of the American and French Revolutions  19. Idealist-Ethical Political Thought  20. Reactionary Political Thought After the Revolutions  21. The English Utilitarians  22. Political Theory of Constitutional Democracy  23. Rise of the Socialist Political Thought  24. The Historical School of Political Thought  25. The State as an Organism  26. The Theory of the Federal State  27. Theories of Nationalism, Imperialism, and Internationalism  28. Psychological Influence on Political Thought  29. Pluralistic Theories of Sovereignty  30. Recent Proletarian Political Thought  31. General Tendencies in Political Thought;  Index

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Raymond G. Gettell