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On the History of Political Philosophy

Great Political Thinkers from Thucydides to Locke, 1st Edition

By W Julian Korab-Karpowicz


256 pages

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Paperback: 9780205119745
pub: 2011-10-28
Hardback: 9781138458956
pub: 2017-06-30

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Intended for use in courses on political philosophy or the history of political philosophy, On the History of Political Philosophy provides a critical account of Western political philosophy from classical Greece to modern times. Demonstrating the continued relevance of historical ideas to today's problems, the author traces ongoing discussions about justice, power, and human nature by examining the ideas of key political theorists.

About the Author

W. Julian Korab-Karpowicz earned his doctorate from the University of Oxford. His main areas of research are Political Philosophy and History of Philosophy. As a graduate student he held a distinguished Scholarship of the Leadership Development Office of the Presbyterian Church (USA). Presently he is a Visiting Professor at the Texas State University. Prior to joining the Texas State, he taught at Bilkent University, Ankara; Kyung Hee University, Seoul; Lebanese American University, Byblos, and Anglo-American University, Prague. He was also a public official, Deputy Mayor of Gdansk in his native Poland, and acted as ethics expert for the European Commission. He attended many international conferences and participated in the World Civic Forum, 2009 in Seoul, chairing a session on Civic Engagement in Public and Global Governance. He has published four books and many articles

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / History & Theory
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / General