1st Edition

On the History of Political Philosophy
Great Political Thinkers from Thucydides to Locke

ISBN 9780205119745
Published October 28, 2011 by Routledge
256 Pages

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Book Description

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.



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