Philosophy and real politics /

Many contemporary political thinkers are gripped by the belief that their task is to develop an ideal theory of rights or justice for guiding and judging political actions. This text argues that philosophers should first try to understand why real political actors behave as they actually do.

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Geuss, Raymond.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2008.
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Summary:Many contemporary political thinkers are gripped by the belief that their task is to develop an ideal theory of rights or justice for guiding and judging political actions. This text argues that philosophers should first try to understand why real political actors behave as they actually do.
Physical Description:1 online resource (viii, 116 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 109-112) and index.
ISBN:9781400835515
1400835518
1299051111
9781299051119
Access:Access limited to authorized users.