Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Political Philosophy: The Fundamentals

Political Philosophy: The Fundamentals (Hardback)

Usually despatched within 2 weeks.
Order now for Free delivery in the UK.
More on delivery...


What is freedom? What are human rights? Are wars ever justified? "Political Philosophy" critically explores these and several related questions with the aim of introducing students to the most important and interesting work in the field. Everyday examples and lively discussion of key political philosophers and their ideas makes "Political Philosophy" an important resource for students coming to the subject for the first time.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPhilosophy TheorySocial & political philosophy Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd Publication Date: 12/07/2011 ISBN-13: 9781405189385  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Usually despatched within 2 weeks. Login for Quick Checkout Add to Basket

Thom Brooks is Reader in Political and Legal Philosophy at the University of Newcastle. He is the author of Hegel's Political Philosophy: A Systematic Reading of the Philosophy of Right (Edinburgh UP, 2007), Punishment (Routledge, 2008), Global Justice (Blackwell, forthcoming), and more than thirty articles in political and moral philosophy in journals, such as Bulletin of the Hegel Society of Great Britain, Georgia State University Law Review, History of Political Thought, Journal of Applied Philosophy, Journal of Social Philosophy, Philosophy, Ratio, Rutgers Law Record, Utilitas, and several others. Brooks is editor of the Journal of Moral Philosophy and several books, including Rousseau and Law (Ashgate, 2005), The Legacy of John Rawls (with Fabian Freyenhagen, 2005, 2nd ed 2007), Locke and Law (Ashgate, 2007), The Global Justice Reader (Blackwell, 2008), and Hegel's Political Philosophy (Blackwell, forthcoming). He is an elected member of the American Philosophical Association's Committee on Philosophy and Law, the Hegel Society of Great Britain's Council, and the executive board of the Political Studies Association.

More books by Thom Brooks

Leave Review


Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

First as Tragedy, Then as Farce
Slavoj Zizek
Other Others: The Political after the...
Sergey Dolgopolski
Destroy and Liberate: Political ...
Oliver Feltham
Taylor and Politics: A Critical...
Craig Browne; Andrew Lynch
Latest Blog
Folklore of the Yorkshire Moors

Read an Extract from Wendy Mitchell's Somebody I Used to Know

Read an extract from Wendy Mitchell's Somebody I Used to Know, her memoir about living with dementia.

Where are you really from? An extract from Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging by Afua Hirsch

Read an extract from Afua Hirsch's book Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging

View all Blog Entries
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd