In this collection of recent essays (several appearing in English for the first time), John Dunn brings his penetrating insight to a wide range of political issues. He argues for the importance of a historical perspective in political thought, engages with central concepts such as obligation, trust, and freedom of conscience, and tackles contemporary problems such as racism and humanitarian intervention. The volume provides a representative collection of work by one of the most astute political commentators writing today.... and human import of the practice of individuating human populations in terms of their presumed biological descent. ... theoretically precise guise, which has made it a topic of urgent political importance throughout much of human history andanbsp;...
|Title||:||The History of Political Theory and Other Essays|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 1996|