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The Primacy of the Political

A History of Political Thought from the Greeks to the French and American Revolutions

The Primacy of the Political( )
Author: Howard, Dick
Series title:Columbia Studies in Political Thought / Political History Ser.
ISBN:978-0-231-13595-5
Publication Date:Sep 2010
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $37.00
Book Description:

The conflict between politics and antipolitics has replayed throughout Western history and philosophical thought. From the beginning, Plato's quest for absolute certainty led him to denounce democracy, an anti-political position challenged by Aristotle. In his wide-ranging narrative, Dick Howard puts this dilemma into fresh perspective, proving our contemporary political problems are not as unique as we think. Howard begins with democracy in ancient Greece and the rise and...
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Book Details
Pages:416
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / History & Theory
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.357 x 8.892 x 0.903 Inches
Book Weight:1.236 Pounds



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