Modern Political Thought: Readings from Machiavelli to Nietzsche

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David Wootton
Hackett Pub. Company, Incorporated, 2008 - Political Science - 903 pages
Table of Contents Introduction 1 Machiavelli and the Renaissance Letter to Vettori (1513) 6 The Prince (1513-16) 9 Disourses (c. 1517) [selections] 58 2 Hobbes, the Reformation, and the Scientific Revolution 93 On Civil Government (1536-60) 100 Leviathan (1651) 122 3 John Locke, David Hume, and the Right of Revolution 303 Second Treatise of Government (1689) 310 Of the Original Contract (1748) 387 4 Rousseau, the Enlightenment, and the Age of Revolution 397 Discourse on the Origin and Foundations of Inequality among Men (1755) 404 On the Social Contract (1762) 464 Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759-90) [selections] 535 Reflections on the Revolution in France (1789-90) [selections] 551 An Answer to the Question: What Is Engligthenment? (1784) 573 5 J.S. Mill: Feminism and the Pursuit of Happiness 579 An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation (1780) [selections] 585 On Liberty (1859) 605 The Subjection of Women (1869) 673 6 Marx and Maxism 735 Elements of the Philosophy of Right (1821) [selections] 742 On the Jewish Question (1843) 764 Toward a Critique of Hegel's Philosophy of Right: Introduction (1844) 782 Alienated Labor from Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844 790 Theses on Feuerbach (1845) 798 The German Ideology (1845) [selections] 800 The Communist Manifesto (1848) 826 The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte (1852) [selections] 847 Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy: Preface (1859) 862 Capital (1867) [selections] 865 The Civil War in France (1871) [selections] 874 Critique of the Gotha Programme (1875) [selections] 884.

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David Wootton is Anniversary Professor of History, University of York.

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