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History of Political Thought

A Thematic Introduction

  • John Morrow
Textbook

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction

    1. John Morrow
      Pages 1-15
  3. The Ends of Politics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-18
    2. John Morrow
      Pages 19-49
    3. John Morrow
      Pages 50-73
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      Pages 74-104
    5. John Morrow
      Pages 105-123
  4. The Location of Political Authority: Who Should Rule?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 125-126
    2. John Morrow
      Pages 127-147
    3. John Morrow
      Pages 148-167
    4. John Morrow
      Pages 168-197
  5. The Exercise of Political Authority

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 199-200
    2. John Morrow
      Pages 201-226
    3. John Morrow
      Pages 249-273
    4. John Morrow
      Pages 274-295
  6. Challenging Political Authority

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 297-299
    2. John Morrow
      Pages 300-322
    3. John Morrow
      Pages 323-354
    4. John Morrow
      Pages 371-386
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 387-417

About this book

Introduction

This innovative text provides a broad-ranging thematic introduction to the Western tradition of political thought. It reviews the contributions of a wide range of theorists to the key themes of the ends of politics, the location, exercise and justification for challenging or obeying political authority. The book concludes with an assessment of contemporary debates in political theory.

Keywords

constitution government law liberty political theory Political Thought politics revolution Tradition

Authors and affiliations

  • John Morrow
    • 1
  1. 1.Victoria University of WellingtonNew Zealand

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