This book provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the major political thinkers of modern Germany. It includes chapters on the works of Max Weber, Carl Schmitt, Franz Neumann, Otto Kirchheimer, Jurgen Habermas and Niklas Luhmann. These works are examined in their social and…
This volume offers an incisive overview of central issues and controversies in political thought and analysis. It includes major discussions of the idea of the modern state, contemporary theories of the state, problems…
Table of contents
2. The Reformation and the Radical Attitude: Luther, Müntzer and Calvin
3. The Politicisation of Man in the Seventeenth Century: The Levellers and Hobbes
…The Invention of the Natural Man in Political Theory: Hobbes’s Leviathan
Stephanie B. Martens
5. The “Inconvenience” of America: Locke’s State of Nature
Stephanie B. Martens
This book examines Oakeshott’s political philosophy within the context of his more general conception of philosophical understanding. The book stresses the underlying continuity of his major writings on the subject and takes seriously the implications of understanding the world in terms…
Thoroughly revised and updated, this third edition provides a comprehensive account of the major political ideologies of the past two centuries.
Provides an expanded and thoroughly updated account of the major political ideologies of the past two…
…Christian Political Pragmatism and Ethical Universalism — Aurelius Augustine and Thomas Aquinas
Part II. Universalistic Thinking from Early Modern Times to Enlightenment
4. Universalistic Thinking in Christian…
…Political Theology and the Religious Turn
6. Invitation to a Totem Meal: Hans Kelsen, Carl Schmitt, and Political Theology
Julia Reinhard Lupton
7. The Marlovian Sublime: Imagination and the Problem of Political Theology
…What exactly is good judgment in politics? What are the characteristics of people who judge especially well? How is good judgment acquired and how can we recognize it in others?
Peter Steinberger addresses such questions by considering a variety of important developments in the history of political…
…But what do these ideas really mean? How can politicians across the political spectrum appeal to the same values?
This fourth edition of Adam Swift's highly readable introduction to political philosophy answers these important…