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    • ISBN:9781444130706
    • Publication date:28 May 2010
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Understand Political Philosophy: Teach Yourself

By Mel Thompson

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Understand Political Philosophy brings key political concepts and theories to life by referring to current political issues and dilemmas.

Understand Political Philosophy is an in-depth guide to the philosophers and political ideas who have shaped our society. Quickly and easily get to grips with the key thinkers and theories, from Aristotle to Wollstonecraft, from capitalism to utilitarianism. With exploration of contemporary issues and current debates, this book will put political philosophy in the context of the world we live in today.

NOT GOT MUCH TIME?
One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.

AUTHOR INSIGHTS
Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.

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Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.

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Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of psychology.

FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER
Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.

TRY THIS
Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

Biographical Notes

Mel Thompson is a freelance writer, specialising in philosophy, religion and ethics. He has written many books including six in the Teach Yourself series. He has been an assistant examiner on the Oxford, Cambridge and RSA examination boards.

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  • ISBN: 9781444107531
  • Publication date: 28 May 2010
  • Page count: 304
  • Imprint: Teach Yourself
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