Written by authors, Subrata Mukherjee and Sushila Ramaswamy, A History of Political Thought: Plato to Marx provides a detailed explanation of the evolution of political thought over time. This book talks about thirteen of the world's most renowned political thinkers, namely, Plato, Aristotle, Niccolo Machiavelli, Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, Jean Jacques Rousseau, Immanuel Kant, Edmund Burke, Jeremy Bentham, Mary Wollstonecraft, George Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, John Stuart Mill and Karl Marx.
The text is written in a lucid fashion and provides a comprehensive study of the political theories that peaked and then declined in the past and the reasons behind the same. The recent interpretations of the methods of these classical thinkers is also detailed to provide an understanding whether the policies suggested by the likes of Plato and Marx, still hold ground today. The data in this book is ideal for students who are pursuing Political Science at an undergraduate or postgraduate level, and also for those who are appearing for civil service examinations.
Subrata Mukherjee has previously been a professor of Political Science in the University of Delhi and is on the editorial board of the Korea Observer. He has authored books such as Gandhian Thought and Marxist Interpretation and Essays in Marxist Theory and Practice. Sushila Ramaswamy is an associate professor in the department of Political Science and has received several literary awards. She has written books such as Dictatorship of the Proletariat and Political Theory: Ideas and Concepts.
This second edition of A History of Political Thought: Plato to Marx is available in paperback and has been published by New Arrivals - PHI. It has an ISBN 10 number of 8120343891, and an ISBN 13 number of 9788120343894. So order it online today and get an insight into the minds of some of the most influential people in the history of mankind.