We have spent some time discussing the distinction between the ancients and the moderns in the history of political theory. Diamondâ€™s essay at the beginning of the semester was a guide for our thinking about this. Drawing upon the texts of Diamond, Plato, Aristotle, Hobbes, and Machiavelli, provide as full and complete a description as you can of the differences between ancient and modern political theory. Conclude by assessing which type of political theory has the superior understanding of the nature of politics and why?there is no need to Quote any site sources. this is simply an assesment based off these readings only.
Plato, FILLER TEXT, ISBN 0-226-02669-8
Machiavelli, FILLER TEXT, ISBN 0-87220-177-5
Locke, Second Treatise of Civil Government, ISBN 0-88295-125-4