On Politics: A History of Political Thought: From Herodotus to the Present

On Politics: A History of Political Thought: From Herodotus to the Present

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Three decades in the making, one of the most ambitious and comprehensive histories of political philosophy in nearly a century. Both a history and an examination of human thought and behavior spanning three thousand years, On Politics thrillingly traces the origins of political philosophy from the ancient Greeks to Machiavelli in Book I and from Hobbes to the present age in Book II. Whether examining Lord Acton’s dictum that “absolute power corrupts absolutely”… (more)

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Kirkus Reviews : On Politics (September 01, 2012)

Provocative, illuminating and entertaining—an exemplary work of philosophy and history whose author's deep learning is lightly worn.

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Publisher: Liveright (October 15, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 1,152 pages

File size: 2.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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