George H. Sabine



George Holland Sabine (9 December 1880 18 January 1961) popularly known as Sabine was professor of philosophy, dean of the Graduate School and vice president of Cornell University. He is best known for his authoritative work A History of Political Theory which traces the growth of political thought from the times of Plato to the modern day Fascism and Nazism. George Sabine was also a carpenter, a blacksmith, a cook, and a gardener. He also collected lithographs and etchings. In his review of A History of Political Theory, Leland Jenks noted that "Sabine is the only textbook writer who is abreast of recent Rousseau scholarship, as represented by Hoffding, Lanson, Cassirer, and Hendel." Continue Reading »



A History of Political Theory


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