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Political Philosophy Essentials

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Philosophical Writing: An Introduction
1.  Philosophical Writing: An Introduction by A. P. Martinich
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  "The only real guide of its kind focusing on the kind of writing required by philosophy."
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An Introduction to Political Philosophy
2.  An Introduction to Political Philosophy by Jonathan Wolff
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  "A well written guide that covers a lot of classical and contemporary ground.  Provides an interesting way to take in the subject as a whole."
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Contemporary Political Philosophy: An Introduction
3.  Contemporary Political Philosophy: An Introduction by Will Kymlicka
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  "A sound investment which introduces vital new directions and themes within the subject and many of the characters now leading the field."
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A Theory of Justice Rev (Paper) (Belknap)
4.  A Theory of Justice Rev (Paper) (Belknap) by John Rawls
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  "The best edition of the modern classic.  Rawls' style is not the most thrilling but you will be referred to this."
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Anarchy, State and Utopia
5.  Anarchy, State and Utopia by Robert Nozick
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  "The lefty-baiting, infuriating classic.  A great read for anyone that wants a challenge.  Still the champion of much right wing economic thought."
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On Liberty (English Library)
6.  On Liberty (English Library) by John Stuart Mill
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  "The influential and rewarding classic from Mill.  The starting point for thinking about liberal theory."
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Locke: Two Treatises of Government Student edition (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought)
7.  Locke: Two Treatises of Government Student edition (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought) by John Locke
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  "Cambridge do the history of political philosophy well and this guide brings together Locke's two treatises."
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Marx: Early Political Writings (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought)
8.  Marx: Early Political Writings (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought) by Richard A. Davis
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  "Marx still deserves a place in the current political cannon and his early writings are one of the best reasons why."
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Leviathan (English Library)
9.  Leviathan (English Library) by Thomas Hobbes
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  "The first great state of nature theorist and farther of modern political philosophy"
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Basic Political Writings: "Discourse on the Sciences and the Arts", "Discourse on the Origins of Inequality", "Discourse on ... ... Political Economy", "On the Social Contract"
10.  Basic Political Writings: "Discourse on the Sciences and the Arts", "Discourse on the Origins of Inequality", "Discourse on ... ... Political Economy", "On the Social Contract" by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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  "A fine collection of Rousseau's republican political philosophy"
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Four Essays on Liberty (Oxford Paperbacks)
11.  Four Essays on Liberty (Oxford Paperbacks) by Isaiah Berlin
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  "There is as much to be learned in Berlin's accessible essays as the great systems of political thought."
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The Republic (Penguin Classics)
12.  The Republic (Penguin Classics) by Plato
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  "an unrealistic oligarchical nightmare?  Still, he thinks philosophers should be in charge so lets give it a chance."
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The Prince (Penguin Classics)
13.  The Prince (Penguin Classics) by Niccolo Machiavelli
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  "Mad, bad Machiavelli reminds us that doing and thinking about politics are very different things"
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An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations: Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations
14.  An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations: Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
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  "This may turn out to be the most important of them all and that is a frightening thought."
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Development as Freedom
15.  Development as Freedom by Amartya Sen
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  "Nobel prize winner for economics, although that is because there isn't one for political philosophy.   Shows, for better or worse, philosophers can make a difference to urgent problems."
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