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By Ian Adams

Fifty significant Political Thinkers introduces the lives and ideas of a few of the main influential figures in Western political proposal, from historic Greece to the current day. The entries offer a desirable advent to the main figures and colleges of idea that experience formed modern politics, including:

  • Aristotle
  • Simone de Beauvoir
  • Michel Foucault
  • Mohandas Gandhi
  • Jurgen Habermas
  • Machiavelli
  • Karl Marx
  • Thomas Paine
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  • Mary Wollstonecraft.

Fully cross-referenced and together with a word list of theoretical phrases, this wide-ranging and obtainable booklet is vital studying for a person with an curiosity within the evolution and heritage of latest political thought.

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