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Author Smith, Steven B., 1951-
Title Political philosophy [electronic resource] / Steven B. Smith.
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, c2012.
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 Electronic Book  JA71 .S498 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xi, 282 p.) : ill.
Series The open Yale courses series
Open Yale courses series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface -- Why political philosophy? -- Antigone and the politics of conflict -- Socrates and the examined life -- Plato on justice and the human good -- Aristotle's science of regime politics -- The politics of the Bible -- Machiavelli and the art of political founding -- Hobbes's new science of politics -- Locke and the art of constitutional government -- Rousseau on civilization and its discontents -- Tocqueville and the dilemmas of democracy -- In defense of patriotism.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Political science -- Philosophy -- History.
Related To Print version: Smith, Steven B.,. Political philosophy. New Haven : Yale University Press, c2012. 9780300181807 0300181809 (DLC) 2012016209
ISBN 0300189133 (electronic bk.)
9780300189131 (electronic bk.)
9780300181807 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0300181809 (pbk. : alk. paper)