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Can you name the Famous Political Philosophers?
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The Prince, Discourses on Livy
'A prince never lacks legitimate reasons to break his promise.'
'...and the life of man, solitary, poor, nasty, brutish and short.'
Two Treatises of Government, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
'All mankind... being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions.'
The Social Contract, Emile
'Man is born free; and everywhere he is in chains.'
Reflections on the Revolution in France, Thoughts on the Cause of the Present Discontents
'The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.'
The Rights of Man, The Age of Reason
'Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.'
An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation, Greatest Happiness Principle
'The greatest happiness of the greatest number is the foundation of morals and legislation.'
On Liberty, The Subjection of Women
'Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives.'
The Communist Manifesto, Capital
'The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Working Men of the World, Unite!'
Beyond Good and Evil, The Antichrist
'God is dead! God remains dead! And we have killed him.'
The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, Politics as a Vocation
‘The state is a human community that (successfully) claims the monopoly of the legitimate use of physical force within a given territory.’
The Prison Notebooks, Theory of Hegemony
'I'm a pessimist because of intelligence, but an optimist because of will.'
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Dec 25th, 2009 at 05:53 GMT
I really think that if we're including famous works, "Common Sense" should be the clue for Thomas Paine.
Sep 19th, 2011 at 17:46 GMT
What about Ayn Rand? She may have been controversial, but still a philosopher. If you don't want her as a main answer, make her a bonus.
Jan 2nd, 2013 at 04:46 GMT
Gramsci might be noteworthy, but nowhere near as influential as the others.
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