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The Value Of Political Philosophy

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11928087M
    ISBN 101430486988
    ISBN 109781430486985


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'A formidable contribution as a general introduction to political philosophy. The book's contents are rich enough that it will outlast the reader's tenure as a beginner.

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In so doing, it makes a valuable contribution to the democratic process and this new edition will continue to be essential reading for students of political philosophy and theory. The best books on Political Philosophy recommended by Jonathan Wolff.

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This article discusses political values. The first section provides a working definition of the terms values and political values. This is followed by a discussion of old and new political values. The article also examines modernization and political value changes.

The article ends with a section on critical and discontented citizens. —Walter Bagehot I. Political Philosophy as a Form of Inquiry This is a book about a special tradition of discourse—political philosophy.

In it I shall attempt to discuss the general character of that tradition, the varying concerns of those who have helped to build it, and the vicissitudes that have marked the main lines of its development.

The Prince is sometimes claimed to be one of the first works of modern philosophy, especially modern political philosophy, in which the effective truth is taken to be more important than any abstract ideal.

Machiavelli emphasized the need for realism, as opposed to idealism. This is one of Machiavelli’s most lasting influences upon modernity.

Written by philosophers Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, The Communist Manifesto details Marx and Engels' theories regarding society and politics. This book is one of the most influential and possibly, most dangerous, best political books ever written. Books shelved as political-philosophy-reading-list: History of Political Philosophy by Leo Strauss, Das Kapital by Karl Marx, The Communist Manifesto by.

Published inJohn Stuart Mill's On Liberty presented one of the most eloquent defenses of individual freedom in nineteenth-century social and political philosophy and is today perhaps the most widely-read liberal argument in support of the value of liberty.

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This collection of 24 essays, written by eminent philosophers and political theorists, brings together fresh debates on some of the most fundamental questions in contemporary political philosophy, including human rights, equality, constitutionalism, the value of democracy, identity and political neutrality.

"This is a major, exciting contribution to contemporary debates within political philosophy regarding ideal theory. A leading and influential contributor to these debates, Estlund presents a sustained, powerful argument for the soundness and value of ideal political philosophy, focusing in particular on ideal conceptions of social justice."—Steven Wall, editor of The Cambridge Companion to Liberalism.

This essay seeks to defend the claim that political philosophy ought to be appropriately guided by the phenomenon of politics that it seeks to both offer a theory of and, especially in its normative guise, offer a theory for.

It does this primarily through the question of political values. Philosophy has a certain structure. Basic branches are metaphysics and epistemology. The central focus is ethics that is built on premises of metaphysics and epistemology. Finally political philosophy and aesthetics are the application of ethics t.

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A leading political theorist’s groundbreaking defense of ideal conceptions of justice in political philosophyThroughout the history of political philosophy and politics, there has been continual debate about the roles of idealism versus realism. For contemporary political philosophy, this debate manifests in notions of ideal theory versus nonideal theory.

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Burn the libraries for their value in this book. Plato has been credited for laying the foundations of Greek political theory, as he explored. “Five Questions on Political Philosophy”, in Political Questions, edited by Morten Ebbe Juul Nielsen (Automatic Press/VIP, forthcoming ), pp.

Peter Vallentyne 1) Why were you initially drawn to political philosophy. I came late to philosophy and even later to political philosophy. When I.

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Taking as its point of departure a sharp critique of Rawls's influential A Theory of Justice—which, like most Western political philosophy since the seventeenth century, considers ethics to be foundational to a proper understanding of the political—this book looks at politics from an aesthetic perspective.

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This lively and engaging book is the ideal introduction for anyone who has ever been puzzled by what philosophy is or what it is for. Edward Craig argues that philosophy is not an activity born from another planet; learning about it is just a matter of.

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