To do political theory is to tell a story about human beings and their communities. In this witty and elegant book, Michael Brint provides a brilliant reading of some of the greatest stories told in the history of Western political theory. The unifying theme is the issue of differences and the conflicts they generate. Brint's targets are those thin

chapter |12 pages


part One|51 pages

The Antitragic Theater of Political Thought

chapter 2|23 pages

Rousseau and the Echoes of Narcisse

part Two|90 pages

The Politics of Tragedy

part Three|14 pages


chapter 7|12 pages

Putting the "E" Back into Différance