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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Bibliographic Details
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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Table of Contents:
  • Who whom?
  • Priorities, preferences, timing
  • Legitimacy
  • Tasks of political theory
  • Rights
  • Justice
  • Equality
  • Fairness, ignorance, impartiality
  • Power.