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Title:
Theories of tyranny, from Plato to Arendt
Author:
Boesche, Roger.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, [1996]

©1996
Physical Description:
x, 494 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Plato: the political psychology of tyranny -- Aristotle: tyranny as unnatural -- Tacitus: tyranny as a politics of pretense -- Machiavelli: defeating princely tyrannies -- Montesquieu's two theories of despotism: fearing monarchs and merchants -- Tocqueville: the pleasures of servitude -- Marx: despotism of class and workplace -- Freud: the reproduction of tyranny -- Weber: the inevitability of bureaucratic domination -- Fromm, Neumann, and Arendt: three early interpretations of Nazi Germany.
ISBN:
9780271014579

9780271014586
Format :
Book