A History of Political Thought: 1789 to the Present
September 2005, Polity
The book also confronts challenging questions about the status of moral and political principles. Cultural and moral controversy is characteristic of our everyday experience. In recent decades, however, the foundations of political and ethical theory have been widely questioned. Haddock highlights the emergence of a dilemma that faces all citizens: how we make judgements of value from embedded positions in social and cultural communities.
A History of Political Thought: 1789 to the Present will be of interest to students and scholars of politics, history and philosophy.
4. The Constitutional State.
5. The Nation State.
9. Politics Chastened.
10. Politics Fragmented.
Suggestions for Further Reading.
- A major new textbook introducing undergraduate students to the key themes and thinkers in the history of political thought from 1789 to the present day.
- Adopts a thematic approach to situate developments in political thinking in historical context.
- Divided into 10 chapters which focus on core topics such as revolution, reaction, the Constitutional State, liberty, welfare and totalitarianism.
- Lucidly written by a leading academic in the field, this book will form part of a trilogy of books on the history of political thought from Polity.
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