Political philosophy in the twentieth century : authors and arguments /

This book demonstrates the rich diversity and depth of political philosophy in the twentieth century. Catherine H. Zuckert has compiled a collection of essays recounting the lives of political theorists, connecting each biography with the theorist's life work and explaining the significance of...

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Other Authors: Zuckert, Catherine H., 1942- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
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Table of Contents:
  • John Dewey : philosophy as theory of education / David Fott
  • Carl Schmitt : political theology and the concept of the political / Tracy B. Strong
  • Antonio Gramsci : liberation begins with critical thinking / Joseph Buttigieg
  • Philosophy as a way of life : the case of Leo Strauss / Steven B. Smith
  • The philosopher's vocation : the Voegelinian paradigm / Ellis Sandoz
  • Yves R. Simon : a philosopher's quest for science and prudence / Walter Nicgorski
  • Hannah Arendt : from philosophy to politics / Dana R. Villa
  • Friedrich Hayek on the nature of social order and law / Eric Mack
  • Michael Oakeshott : the philosophical skeptic in an impatient age / Timothy Fuller
  • Moral pluralism and liberal democracy : Isaiah Berlin's heterodox liberalism / William Galston
  • H.L.A. Hart : a twentieth-century Oxford political philosopher / John M. Finnis
  • John Rawls and the task of political philosophy / Paul Weithman
  • Richard Rorty : liberalism, irony, and social hope / Michael Bacon
  • Jean-Paul Sartre : "in the soup" / William Leon McBride
  • Michel Foucault : an ethical politics of care of self and others / Alan Milchman and Alan Rosenberg
  • Jürgen Habermas : postwar German political debates and the making of a critical theorist / William E. Scheuerman
  • Alasdair MacIntyre on political thinking and the tasks of politics / Arthur Madigan, S.J.
  • Another philosopher-citizen : the political philosophy of Charles Taylor / Ruth Abbey.