The Giants of Political Thought Series – Boxed Set

By various authors
Read by Craig Deitschman with a supporting cast

The Giants of Political Thought Series

31.73 Hours 03/01/2008 unabridged
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    ISBN: 9780786158911

Government and politics have a daily influence on our lives. The authority and responsibilities given to government affect not only our social customs but our prosperity and our freedom. The Giants of Political Thought Series introduces you to the most influential thinkers on this subject through dramatic presentations that explain their major works. You will gain a clear and relevant overview of their most important ideas and how they have helped to shape political history. Francis Bacon said that knowledge is power, but we often don’t have time to read and gain all the knowledge we would like. These audiobooks are an easy and entertaining way to broaden your mind and your awareness of great ideas. So listen—for the power of your mind. Included in this set are the following works: Common Sense by Thomas Paine and The Declaration of Independence by Thomas Jefferson Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau and The Liberator by William Lloyd Garrison Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville On Liberty by John Stuart Mill and A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli and Discourse on Voluntary Servitude by Etienne de la Boetie Communist Manifesto by Marx and Engles and Social Contractby Jean Jacques Rousseau Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke and The Rights of Man by Thomas Paine Two Treatises of Government by John Locke The Federalist Papers by Hamilton, Madison, and Jay Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

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Summary

Summary

Government and politics have a daily influence on our lives. The authority and responsibilities given to government affect not only our social customs but our prosperity and our freedom. The Giants of Political Thought Series introduces you to the most influential thinkers on this subject through dramatic presentations that explain their major works. You will gain a clear and relevant overview of their most important ideas and how they have helped to shape political history.

Francis Bacon said that knowledge is power, but we often don’t have time to read and gain all the knowledge we would like. These audiobooks are an easy and entertaining way to broaden your mind and your awareness of great ideas. So listen—for the power of your mind.

Included in this set are the following works:

Common Sense by Thomas Paine and The Declaration of Independence by Thomas Jefferson
Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau and The Liberator by William Lloyd Garrison
Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville
On Liberty by John Stuart Mill and A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft
The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli and Discourse on Voluntary Servitude by Etienne de la Boetie
Communist Manifesto by Marx and Engles and Social Contractby Jean Jacques Rousseau
Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke and The Rights of Man by Thomas Paine
Two Treatises of Government by John Locke
The Federalist Papers by Hamilton, Madison, and Jay
Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes
The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction/Political Science
Runtime: 31.73
Audience: Adult
Language: English