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Suffering Politics Power: A Genealogy in Modern Political Theory Cynthia Halpern

Suffering Politics Power: A Genealogy in Modern Political Theory

Cynthia Halpern

Published January 1st 2002
ISBN : 9780791451038
Hardcover
325 pages
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Halpern (political science, Swarthmore College) contemplates human suffering on a global scale within the framework of contemporary politics and political theory. She draws on the work of four major political theorists—Martin Luther, Thomas Hobbes,MoreHalpern (political science, Swarthmore College) contemplates human suffering on a global scale within the framework of contemporary politics and political theory. She draws on the work of four major political theorists—Martin Luther, Thomas Hobbes, Jean-Jaques Rousseau, and Friedrich Nietzsche—examining their accounts of the nature of suffering, human responses to suffering, and the significance of suffering for the historical foundations of political structures. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)