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Political philosophy reading list from UT

Political philosophy reading list from UT
May 24, 2009, 06:13:18 AM
   1. Thucydides, Peloponnesian War
   2. Plato, Apology of Socrates; Republic; Gorgias
   3. Aristotle, Politics; Nicomachean Ethics
   4. Xenophon: Education of Cyrus
   5. Augustine, City of God, selections (Book II, Chapters 2, 21; V, 12-21; XII, 1-8; XIV, 1-9, 28; XIX, 1-7, 12-17, 21, 24-28)
   6. Thomas Aquinas, selections from Summa Theologiae etc. (all of volume edited by Dino Bigongiari, Hafner publ.)
   7. Machiavelli, Prince; Discourses
   8. Hobbes, Leviathan
   9. Locke, Second Treatise of Government; Letter on Toleration
  10. Rousseau, First Discourse, Second Discourse; Social Contract
  11. Kant, Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals, Parts 1 & 2; Political Writings (in H. Reiss, ed., Cambridge U. P.)
  12. Hegel, Philosophy of Right
  13. J. S. Mill, On Liberty
  14. Marx (and Engels), Students are responsible for the following edited versions from The Marx-Engels Reader, ed. R. Tucker, Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844; “Theses on Feuerbach”; The German Ideology, Part I; Capital, Volume One: all of Part I (Commodities and Money); Part II, Chapter VI only (The Buying and Selling of Labor Power)
  15. Nietzsche, Genealogy of Morals and Beyond Good and Evil
  16. Rawls, A Theory of Justice, Part One; Part Two, Ch. 4; Political Liberalism, Introduction; Lectures 1, 3, and 4.


They should've included Robert Nozick's Anarchy, State and Utopia