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Plato's most popular dialogue, The Republic, argues for social justice by subjecting the individual to complete state control.
Written in 1513 to the Medici family, Machiavelli's work is known primarily for its ruthless advice and shocking lack of morality.
The Republic is an influential work of philosophy and political theory by the Greek philosopher Plato, written in approximately 360 BC.
Austrian Economics and Libertarianism.
Undoubtedly one of the most influential writings of all time, the Communist Manifesto divided the globe for almost a century.
One of the leading liberal thinkers in 17th century England, Locke's ideas were drawn on heavily by Thomas Jefferson when writing the Declaration of Independence.
Classic essay by Thoreau explaining why he went to jail rather than submit to a tax he felt unjust, Civil Disobedience served as inspiration to both Gandhi and Tolstoy and continues to be regarded as a definitive statement of the rights of the individual within the state.
Civil Disobedience is Thoreau's primary essay on how to interact with Government. Here the author argues that a citizen must always uphold conscience over what is prescribed by law.
The Republic is a Socratic dialogue by Plato, written in approximately 380 BC. It is one of the most influential works of philosophy and political theory, and arguably Plato's best known work.
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