Where does the word ‘political’ come from?
Which Indian statesman came up with the art of foreign diplomacy a full 1,700 years before an Italian wrote something similar?
Which woman philosopher wrote about the rights of man before she wrote its counterpart for women? 20 Greatest Political Philosophers is a fascinating handbook that explores the lives and works of some of the most influential political philosophers the world has witnessed. It opens up a world buzzing with ideas, theories and practical wisdom, ranging from classical to contemporary, and from Western Europe to East Asia.
An ideal introduction to political philosophy for all inquiring minds, this book brings together the lives of these great men and women, along with their contribution to the development of this field, providing readers an insight into the theories and thoughts that have had the maximum influence on political and legal institutions of the modern world.