Alan Ryan [Ebook ebook] On Politics A History of Political Thought From Herodotus to the Present – Kindle ePUB, eBook or Book Download

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review On Politics A History of Political Thought From Herodotus to the Present 103 De Toueville or Thomas Jefferson Ryan brings a wisdom to his text that illuminates John Dewey’s belief that the role of philosophy is less to see truth than to enhance experience With this unparalleled tour de force Ryan emerges in his own right as one of the most influential political philosophers of our time. This is a major work and a welcome one Once upon a time I thought that Sabine s history of political philosophy was the apogee in this arena But I think that the author Alan Ryan has actually surpassed Sabine He does a nice job of introducing us to the variety of political thinkers over time But his analysis of the works going beyond just description is the real contribution of this two volume set Ryan notes that page xxiii This is a book about the answers that historians philosophers theologians practicing politician and would be revolutionaries have given to one uestion How can human beings best govern themselves For the record he considers the following subjectsthinkers among others Herodotus Plato Aristotle Cicero Polybius Augustine Auinas Machiavelli H

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review On Politics A History of Political Thought From Herodotus to the Present 103 Both a history and an examination of human thought and behavior spanning three thousand years On Politics thrillingly traces the origins of political philosophy from the ancient Greeks to Machiavelli in Book I and from Hobbes to the present age in Book II Whether examining Lord Acton’s dictum that “absolute p. A long time ago when I first took a class in political theory we used George Sabine s magnificent history This book is a successor to Sabine although I have heard that the Sabine book is being updated It is a rich and wonderful book that I heartily recommend to anyone interest in classical approaches to political theory The book is organized to chapters that focus on a particular author and all the real classics are represented from Herodotus and Thucydides through Marx There is also a series of essays raising issues of importance to the 20th and 21st centuries that span the classic authors The chapters were without exception well written rich in content and helpful in provided needed context for a thinker and his work For some of the great political theorists such as Pl

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review On Politics A History of Political Thought From Herodotus to the Present 103 Ower corrupts absolutely” or explicating John Stuart Mill’s contention that it is “better to be a human dissatisfied than a pig satisfied” Alan Ryan evokes the lives and minds of our greatest thinkers in a way that makes reading about them a transcendent experience Whether writing about Plato or Augustine. I really enjoyed this book even when I didn t understand some of the political theories because Alan Ryan s writing is wonderful Yes I have read some of the chapters several times before I decided that I need to just forge ahead and finish it


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