Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL1026: Early Modern Political Thought

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Primary sources:

Wootton D. (1996) Modern Political Thought: Readings from Machiavelli to Nietzsche , Cambridge, MA: Hackett.

Paine, T. *Kuklick , B. ed. (2000) Political Writings, Cambridge University Press


Wollstonecraft M., Botting, E. H. ed. (2014) A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, (New

Haven: Yale University Press


Secondary reading:

Hampsher-Monk, I. (1992) A History of Modern Political Thought: Major Political Thinkers from Hobbes to Marx , Oxford: Blackwell.

Ball, T. Reappraising Political Theory: Revisionist Studies in the History of Political Thought (Oxford, 1994).

Ryan, A. On Politics (Penguins, 2014)