Encyclopedia of Modern Political Thought (set) by Gregory Claeys

By Gregory Claeys

This groundbreaking new paintings explores smooth and modern political proposal on account that 1750, taking a look at the thinkers, options, debates, concerns, and nationwide traditions that experience formed political notion from the Enlightenment to post-modernism and post-structuralism. Encyclopedia of contemporary Political idea is two-volume A to Z reference that offers ancient context to the philosophical concerns and debates that experience formed attitudes towards democracy, citizenship, rights, estate, tasks, justice, equality, group, legislation, strength, gender, race, and legitimacy during the last 3 centuries. It profiles significant and minor political thinkers, and the nationwide traditions, either Western and non-Western, which proceed to form and divide political concept. greater than two hundred students from prime foreign learn associations and firms have supplied signed entries that provide accomplished insurance of:

  • Thought of areas and international locations, together with African political suggestion, American political notion , Australasian political suggestion (Australian and New Zealand), chinese language political inspiration, Indian political suggestion, Islamic political concept, jap political notion, and more

  • Thought relating to modern matters resembling abortion, affirmative motion, animal rights, eu integration, feminism, humanitarian intervention, overseas legislations, race and racism, and more

  • The ideological spectrum from Marxism to neoconservatism, together with anarchism, conservatism, Darwinism and Social Darwinism, Engels, fascism, the Frankfurt university, Lenin and Leninism, socialism, and more

  • Connections of political notion to key components of politics and different disciplines reminiscent of economics, psychology, legislation, and religion

  • Notable time sessions of political inspiration because 1750

  • Concepts together with category, democratic idea, liberalism, nationalism, common and human rights, and theories of the state

  • Theorists and political intellectuals, either Western and non-Western together with John Adams, Edmund Burke, Mohandas Gandhi, Immanuel Kant, Ayatollah Khomeini, Ernst Friedrich Schumacher, George Washington, and Mary Wollstonecraft

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