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ON POLITICS

Alan Ryan

 

Subtitle: Book One -A History of Political Thought Herotodus to Machiavelli and Book Two Hobbes to the Present, Liverright Publishing, N.Y., 2012, 399 and 1104 pgs., index, bibliography

 
 

Reviewer comment - There is a review in The Economist, December 15, 2012. The author includes his analysis of all the leading political philosophers one usually considers. This is his analysis, in contrast to compendiums that are mostly extracts from the selected thinkers' works. I can hope only to comment on a few of the subject writers.

 
 

Plato and Aristotle

 
 

Polybius and Cicero

 
 

Acquinas

 
 

Machiavelli

 
 

Hobbes

 
 

Locke

 
 

Hegel

 
 

Bentham

 
 

Marx

 
 

Twentieth Century writers

 

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