By Ellen Wood
A progressive method of the background of political theory.
In this groundbreaking paintings, Ellen Meiksins wooden lays out her cutting edge method of the historical past of political concept and lines the advance of the Western culture from classical antiquity during the overdue center a long time. Her “social historical past” is an important departure from different contextual interpretations. Treating canonical thinkers as passionately engaged humans, wooden examines their principles no longer easily within the context of political discourse yet as artistic responses to the social kinfolk and conflicts in their time and position. From the traditional Greek polis of Plato and Aristotle, during the Roman Republic of Cicero and the Empire of St. Paul and St. Augustine, to the medieval international of Averroes, Thomas Aquinas and William of Ockham, Citizens to Lords deals a wealthy, dynamic exploration of thinkers and ideas that experience stamped their imprint upon background and the current day.
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Citizens to Lords: A Social History of Western Political Thought from Antiquity to the Late Middle Ages by Ellen Wood