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Ramgotra, Manjeet and Choat, Simon, eds. (2023) Rethinking Political Thinkers. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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Abstract

Rethinking Political Thinkers is composed of six Parts. Part I looks at the boundaries of the political. This Part considers the view of philosophers, such as Plato, Socrates, Sojourner, Aristotle, bell hooks, and Kautilya. Part II discusses social contract theory and criticisms of the theory. The text then turns to liberal modernity and colonial domination in Part III. Part IV covers freedom and revolution and Part V looks at inclusion and equality. Part VI considers violence, power, and resistance. The text then moves on to cover the liberal self and Black consciousness. Part VIII is about sex and sexuality, with a chapter on Michel Foucault among others. The final chapter examines the environment, considering it in both the human and non-human contexts.

Item Type: Edited Book or Journal Volume
Keywords: Black consciousness, colonial domination, environment, equality, liberal modernity, philosophers, revolution, sexuality, social contract theory, violence
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > Department of Politics & International Studies
Departments and Subunits
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
ISBN: 9780198847397
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): https://doi.org/10.1093/hepl/9780198847397.001.0001
Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2023 11:44
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/39740
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