Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1987.
xiv, 966 pages ; 24 cm

"An ... introduction to the thought of contributors to the Western tradition of political philosophy from classical Greek antiquity to the twentieth century. Written by experts on the various philosophers ... The third edition ... has been expanded to include Thucydides and Xenophon ... and ... Edmund Husserl and Martin Heidegger. An essay has been added ... on the deceased editor, Leo Strauss. New essays have been written on Aristotle, Burke, and Bentham and James Mill ... the contributors to this volume aim at encouraging the reader to understand the work of each philosopher as he himself did, rather than as a phenomenon of intellectual or social history"--Publisher's description.