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  1. Week 2 core reading (PLATO AND ARISTOTLE) 15 items
    1. Week 2 further reading 13 items
      1. Plato: a collection of critical essays - Gregory Vlastos 1971

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      2. The open society and its enemies - Karl R. Popper 2002

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      3. The development of Plato's political theory - George Klosko 2006

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      4. An introduction to Plato's Republic - Julia Annas 1981

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      5. Philosopher-kings: the argument of Plato's Republic - C. D. C. Reeve, C. D. C. Reeve c1988

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      6. Aristotle's political theory: an introduction for students of political theory - R. G. Mulgan 1977

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      7. Nature, justice, and rights in Aristotle's "Politics" - Fred D. Miller 1995

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      8. A New Aristotle reader - J. L. Ackrill, Aristotle 1987

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      9. The philosophy of Aristotle - D. J. Allan 1970

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      10. Reason and human good in Aristotle - John M. Cooper 1975

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  2. Week 3 core reading (HOBBES) 22 items
    1. Leviathan, by Thomas Hobbes

      Website Core Reading Reading = Book 1, Chapters 13,14 and 21

    2. Week 3 further reading 20 items
      1. Machiavelli and republicanism - Gisela Bock, Quentin Skinner, Maurizio Viroli, Gisela Bock 1990

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      2. Machiavelli - Quentin Skinner 1981

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      3. Fortune is a woman: gender and politics in the thought of Niccolò Machiavelli - Hanna Fenichel Pitkin c1984

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      4. Machiavelli's virtue - Harvey C. Mansfield, Harvey C. Mansfield, Harvey C. Mansfield 1996

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      5. Thoughts on Machiavelli - Leo Strauss, Leo Strauss 1958

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      6. Machiavelli and mystery of state - Peter Samuel Donaldson, Peter Samuel Donaldson 1988

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      7. Hobbes and the social contract tradition - Jean Hampton 1986 (electronic resource)

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      8. Thomas Hobbes: political ideas in historical context - J. P. Sommerville, J. P. Sommerville 1992

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      9. Hobbes's science of politics - M. M. Goldsmith, M. M. Goldsmith 1966

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      10. The logic of Leviathan: the moral and political theory of Thomas Hobbes - David P. Gauthier, David P. Gauthier 1969

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      11. The political philosophy of Hobbes: his theory of obligation - Howard Warrender 1957

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      12. The political theory of possessive individualism : Hobbes to Locke - C. B. Macpherson, C. B. Macpherson 1964

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      13. Democratic theory: essays in retrieval - Crawford B. Macpherson, C. B. Macpherson 1973

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      14. Hobbes: morals and politics - D. D. Raphael 2004

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      15. Hobbes - Richard Tuck 1989

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      16. Hobbes: a very short introduction - Richard Tuck 2002

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      17. Hobbes on civil association - Michael Joseph Oakeshott, Michael Oakeshott 1975

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  3. Week 4 core reading (LOCKE) 9 items
    1. John Locke: Second Treatise of Civil Government

      Webpage Core Reading Reading = chapters 1,2,3,5 and 9

    2. Week 4 further reading 7 items
      1. Locke's Two treatises of government - Richard Ashcraft 2010

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      2. Locke: an introduction - John W. Yolton 1985

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      3. Locke on Property - J. P. Day 07/1966

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      4. John Locke - Geraint Parry, Geraint Parry 1978

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      5. John Locke's political philosophy: eight studies - J. W. Gough, J. W. Gough 1973

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      6. The political theory of possessive individualism : Hobbes to Locke - C. B. Macpherson, C. B. Macpherson 1964

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  4. Week 5 core reading (ROUSSEAU) 16 items
    1. Rousseau: Social Contract

      Webpage Core Reading Reading = Books I, II and IV

    2. Week 5 further reading 15 items
      1. Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Timothy O'Hagan 2007

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      2. Rousseau - Timothy O'Hagan 1999

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      3. Taking Rousseau seriously - O'Hagan, T.1,2 2004

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      4. The political philosophy of Rousseau - Roger D. Masters, Roger D. Masters 1968

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      5. Men and citizens: a study of Rousseau's social theory - Judith N. Shklar, Judith N. Shklar 1969

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      6. Rousseau, the Age of Enlightenment, and their legacies - Robert Wokler, Bryan Garsten c2012 (electronic resource)

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      7. Rousseau and liberty - Robert Wokler, Trinity College (University of Cambridge), Colloquium on Rousseau and the Cause of Liberty 1995

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      8. The social problem in the philosophy of Rousseau - John Charvet 1974

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      9. Rousseau--totalitarian or liberal? - John W. Chapman, John W. Chapman, John W. Chapman 1968

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      10. The question of Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Ernst Cassirer, Peter Gay 1963

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      11. The origins of totalitarian democracy - J. L. Talmon, J. L. Talmon 1961

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      12. Rousseau and the modern state - Alfred Cobban 1934

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      13. From Rousseau to Lenin: studies in ideology and society - Lucio Colletti 1998

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  5. Week 6 core reading (HUME and BURKE) 14 items
    1. Week 6 further reading 12 items
      1. An enquiry concerning human understanding and other writings - David Hume, Stephen Buckle 2007

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      2. Hume's naturalism - H. O. Mounce, H. O. Mounce 1999

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      3. Hume's theory of justice - Jonathan Harrison 1981

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      4. Hume's moral epistemology - Jonathan Harrison 1976

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      5. Philosophy and ideology in Hume's political thought - David Miller, David Miller 1981

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      6. Hume's philosophical politics - Duncan Forbes, Duncan Forbes 1975

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      7. Burke and the French Revolution: bicentennial essays - Steven Blakemore 1992

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      8. Edmund Burke and the foundation of modern Conservatism - David Melding, Conservative Political Centre 1991

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      9. Edmund Burke: his life and opinions - Stanley Ayling 1988

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      10. Burke's dramatic theory of politics - Paul Hindson, Tim Gray c1988

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      11. Burke's Reflections on the Revolution in France - F. P. Lock 1985

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      12. Edmund Burke and the critique of political radicalism - Michael Freeman 1980

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  6. Week 8 core reading (SKINNER and WOLLSTONECRAFT) 18 items
    1. Week 8 further reading 16 items
      1. Meaning and context: Quentin Skinner and his critics - Quentin Skinner, James Tully, James Tully 1988

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      2. The logic of the history of ideas - Mark Bevir 1999

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      3. Political theory: tradition and interpretation - John G. Gunnell, John G. Gunnell c1979

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      4. Philosophy, politics and society - Peter Laslett, W. G. Runciman, Peter Laslett 1962

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      5. Philosophy, politics and society - Peter Laslett, W. G. Runciman, Quentin Skinner 1972

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      6. The morality of politics - Bhikhu C. Parekh, R. N. Berki, Bhikhu Parekh, R. N. Berki 1972

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      7. Wollstonecraft, Mill, and Women's Human Rights - Eileen Hunt Botting c2016 (electronic resource)

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      8. Mary Wollstonecraft, pedagogy, and the practice of feminism - Kirstin Collins Hanley c2013 (electronic resource)

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      9. Mary Wollstonecraft - Jane Moore c2012

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      10. Mary Wollstonecraft: a new genus - Lyndall Gordon 2005

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      11. Mary Wollstonecraft and the feminist imagination - Barbara Taylor 2003

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      12. Rebel writer: Mary Wollstonecraft and Enlightenment politics - Wendy Gunther-Canada 2001

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      13. Mary Wollstonecraft: a revolutionary life - Janet Todd 2001

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  7. Week 9 core reading (BENTHAM and MILL) 18 items
    1. John Stuart Mill: On Liberty

      Webpage Core Reading Reading = chapter 4

    2. Week 9 further reading 16 items
      1. The English utilitarians - J. P. Plamenatz, John Plamenatz 1958

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      2. Bentham's prison: a study of the panopticon penitentiary - Janet Semple 1993 (electronic resource)

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      3. Bentham - J. R. Dinwiddy 1989

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      4. Bentham and the common law tradition - Gerald J. Postema 1986

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      5. The mind of Jeremy Bentham - D. J. Manning, D. J. Manning 1968

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      6. Utilitarianism - Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873

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      7. J. S. Mill - Alan Ryan, Alan Ryan 1975

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      8. The philosophy of John Stuart Mill - Alan Ryan, Alan Ryan 1987

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      9. Mill: a collection of critical essays - J. B. Schneewind, J. B. Schneewind 1969

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      10. Mill on liberty - C. L. Ten 1980

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      11. Mill on liberty: a defence - John Gray, John Gray, John Gray 1983

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      12. On liberty and liberalism: the case of John Stuart Mill - Gertrude Himmelfarb 1974

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      13. Utilitarianism; for and against - J. J. C. Smart, Bernard Williams, J. J. C. Smart, Bernard Williams 1973

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  8. Week 10 core reading (MONTESQUIEU and MARX) 21 items
    1. Week 10 further reading 20 items
      1. Montesquieu - Judith N. Shklar, Judith N. Shklar 1987

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      2. Montesquieu and Burke - C. P. Courtney 1963

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      3. The riddle of the modern world: of liberty, wealth and equality - Alan Macfarlane 2000

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      4. Voltaire, Montesquieu, and Rousseau in England - John Churton Collins 1980

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      5. Montesquieu and social theory - John Alan Baum 1979

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      6. Marx - Peter Singer 1980

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      7. Marx and Marxism - Peter Worsley, Peter Worsley 1982

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      8. Karl Marx: his life and environment - Isaiah Berlin 1978

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      9. Karl Marx's theory of history: a defence - G. A. Cohen 2001

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      10. History, labour, and freedom: themes from Marx - G. A. Cohen 1988

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      11. An introduction to Karl Marx - Jon Elster 1986

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      12. Making sense of Marx - Jon Elster 1985

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      13. Marx's theory of ideology - Bhikhu C. Parekh, Bhikhu Parekh c1982

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      14. Karl Marx - T. B. Bottomore, Tom Bottomore 1979

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      15. Democratic theory: essays in retrieval - Crawford B. Macpherson, C. B. Macpherson 1973

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  9. Week 11 core reading (NOZICK and RAWLS) 31 items
    1. A theory of justice - John Rawls 2005

      Book Core Reading Reading = Part 1, Chapter 3

    2. Week 11 further reading 22 items
      1. Reading Nozick: essays on Anarchy, state and utopia - Jeffrey Paul 1982, c1981

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      2. Robert Nozick: property, justice and the minimal state - Jonathan Wolff 1991

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      3. The right to private property - Jeremy Waldron 1988 (electronic resource)

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      4. Property - Alan Ryan, Alan Ryan 1987

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      5. Property and political theory - Alan Ryan, Alan Ryan 1984

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      6. A discourse on property: John Locke and his adversaries - James Tully 1980 (electronic resource)

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      7. Property and persuasion: essays on the history, theory, and rhetoric of ownership - Carol M Rose 1994

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      8. The idea of property: in history and modern times : the Sir Ian Mactaggart memorial lectures and complementary essays - Max Beloff, C. F. Kolbert, C. F. Kolbert, Ian Mactaggart 1997

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      9. An introduction to political philosophy - Jonathan Wolff 2016

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      10. Review - Review by: Brian Barry 1975

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      11. Equality and liberty: analyzing Rawls and Nozick - J. Angelo Corlett 1991

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      12. Community without coercion: getting along in the minimal state - Richard P. Hiskes, Richard P. Hiskes c1982

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      13. NOZICK AND THE INDIVIDUALIST ANARCHIST. - YOUNG, FREDRIC C 1986

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      14. A theory of justice - John Rawls 2005

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      15. A treatise on social justice - Brian M. Barry 1996

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      16. Rawls: a theory of justice and its critics - Chandran Kukathas, Philip Pettit 1990

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      17. Reading Rawls: critical studies on Rawls' A theory of justice - Norman Daniels 1989

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      18. Liberalism and the limits of justice - Michael J. Sandel 1998

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      19. Modern political philosophy: theories of the just society - Alan Brown 1986

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    3. Week 12 reading (Kymlicka) 7 items
      1. Liberalism, community, and culture - Will Kymlicka 1989

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      2. Equality, Autonomy, and Cultural Rights - Geoffrey Brahm Levey 1997

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      3. Why Respect Culture? - James Johnson 07/2000

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