7 edition of Political philosophy and the issues of politics found in the catalog.
Political philosophy and the issues of politics
Includes bibliographical references.
|LC Classifications||JA71 .C75|
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|Pagination||ix, 329 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||329|
|LC Control Number||76022960|
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Politics (Greek: Πολιτικά, Politiká) is a work of political philosophy by Aristotle, a 4th-century BC Greek philosopher.. The end of the Nicomachean Ethics declared that the inquiry into ethics necessarily follows into politics, and the two works are frequently considered to be parts of a larger treatise, or perhaps connected lectures, dealing with the "philosophy of human affairs". Among the specific issues discussed are refugees' rights and duties, refugee selection, whether repatriation can be encouraged or required, and the ethics of sanctuary policies. Reviews ‘The Political Philosophy of Refuge brings together the top scholars in the field for timely commentaires on the key debates surrounding refugees.
Political philosophy, also known as political theory, is the study of topics such as politics, liberty, justice, property, rights, law, and the enforcement of laws by authority: what they are, if they are needed and why, what makes a government legitimate, what rights and freedoms it should protect and why, what form it should take and why, what the law is, and what duties citizens owe to a. This blog explores issues of justice, morality, and ethics in all areas of public, political, social, economic, and personal life. It is run by a cooperative of political theorists and philosophers and in collaboration with the Journal of Applied Philosophy.
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Political Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions #97), David Miller This book introduces readers to the concepts of political philosophy - authority, democracy, freedom and its limits, justice, feminism, multiculturalism, and nationality.
Accessibly written and assuming no previous knowledge of the subject, it encourages the reader to think clearly and critically about /5. Three decades in the making, one of the most ambitious and comprehensive histories of political philosophy in nearly a century.
Both a history and an examination of human thought and behavior spanning three thousand years, On Politics thrillingly traces the origins of political philosophy from the ancient Greeks to Machiavelli in Book I and from Hobbes to the present age in Book by: This page contains a list of the best introductory books on political philosophy.
Just to be clear, there is no single best book on political philosophy. The best book for you will depend on your preferred learning style and the amount of time that you want to spend reading about political philosophy.
An page scholarly overview is unlikely to be best for someone looking for a short. rows This book has been the centre of debate and criticism in Political Philosophy. Political philosophy is quite an incredibly broad topic which can go back at least two millennia, so obviously there would be tons of stuffs to read in this field.
You need to greatly narrow down your criteria. From A to Ž (Aristotle to Žižek) you. Thus the fundamental issues of political philosophy are encountered first-hand, rather than through intermediary summaries of the major texts and theories.
As a result, readers are introduced to political philosophy by doing philosophy. Written in a conversational style, Engaging Political Philosophy is accessible to students and general readers.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cropsey, Joseph. Political philosophy and the issues of politics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, As you might expect, what’s cutting edge in political philosophy partly tracks what’s cutting edge in real-world politics.
Climate change is a case-in-point. What to do about climate change is not simply a question for scientists, politicians, and economists—it’s a question for philosophers, too.
Characteristics and Problems of Aristotle's Politics. The work which has come down to us under the title POLITIKA appears to be less an integrated treatise than a loosely related collection of essays or lectures on various topics in political philosophy, which may have been compiled by a later editor rather than by Aristotle.
The following topics are discussed in the eight books. Political philosophy, branch of philosophy that is concerned, at the most abstract level, with the concepts and arguments involved in political meaning of the term political is itself one of the major problems of political philosophy.
Broadly, however, one may characterize as political all those practices and institutions that are concerned with government. Political philosophy - Political philosophy - Aristotle: Aristotle, who was a pupil in the Academy of Plato, remarks that “all the writings of Plato are original: they show ingenuity, novelty of view and a spirit of enquiry.
But perfection in everything is perhaps a difficult thing.” Aristotle was a scientist rather than a prophet, and his Politics, written while he was teaching at the. philosophy and political philosophy has been a matter of specialization rather than one of method or temper.
By virtue of this alliance, political theorists accepted as their own the basic quest of the philosopher for systematic knowledge.
There is a still another fundamental sense in which political theory is linked to Size: KB. issues, investigating the ethical credentials of democracy. This self-directed focus has made it impossible for me to discuss many issues in political philosophy which have a direct bearing on practical and often urgent policy issues.
So I don’t discuss separately the politics of race, the particular injustice of File Size: 1MB. One of the central issues in political philosophy is the issue of political obligation. This concerns the presence, the nature and especially the foundation of a particular relationship between government and its citizens.
Philosophical Anarchism challenges this relationship. Environmental Political Philosophy searches for common environmental goals, values, and policies in essential undercurrent in political theory about the environment is that such issues are not questions of efficiency or technology.
Philosophy and Real Politics both outlines a historically oriented, realistic political philosophy and criticizes liberal political philosophies based on abstract conceptions of rights and justice.
The book is a trenchant critique of established ways of thought and a provocative call for change. Political philosophy can cast light upon the way we think about politics without making claims to a special kind of truth that is inaccessible to the ordinary person.
Political philosophy gives us the universal truth of political issues– the truth that applies to all societies and in all periods of history. It. The book's structure follows that of most university courses on political philosophy, by looking at the essential concepts within political philosophy (freedom, equality, power, democracy, rights, the state, political obligation), and then looking at the ways in which piolitical philosophers have used these fundamental concepts in order to.
In this book, Charles Larmore redefines the distinctive aims of political philosophy, reformulating in this light the basis of a liberal understanding of politics. Because political life is characterized by deep and enduring conflict between rival interests and differing moral ideals, the core problems of political philosophy are the regulation.
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