Political Philosophy Cross-Examined

Perennial Challenges to the Philosophic Life

  • Editors
  • Thomas L. Pangle
  • J. Harvey Lomax

Part of the Recovering Political Philosophy book series (REPOPH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Thomas L. Pangle, J. Harvey Lomax
    Pages 1-3
  3. Robert C. Bartlett
    Pages 5-16
  4. Christopher Bruell
    Pages 17-28
  5. J. Harvey Lomax
    Pages 45-63
  6. Ralph Lerner
    Pages 119-136
  7. Devin Stauffer
    Pages 137-151
  8. Hasso Hofmann
    Pages 153-171
  9. Robert B. Pippin
    Pages 173-187
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 205-214

About this book


Political societies frequently regard philosophers as potential threats to morality and religion, and those who speak for politics often demand a defense of philosophy. This book will address philosophy as a mode of existence put into question.


Aristotle Jean-Jacques Rousseau liberty Machiavelli morality Niccolò Machiavelli political history political philosophy politics Rousseau

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