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Politics: Key Concepts in Philosophy

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The extent and nature of rights; the sources of state power; the promises and pitfalls of democracy; how to achieve a just distribution of social goods; the claims of culture and gender on our identity: these are just some of the issues to have been addressed by political philosophers throughout history.

Politics: Key Concepts in Philosophy offers a thorough and stimulating
Paperback, 184 pages
Published July 24th 2009 by Bloomsbury Academic (first published December 1st 2006)
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Nat Gorohova
Jun 27, 2014 Nat Gorohova rated it really liked it
A very strange choice of tone for a book on such subject. The author mixes journalistic puns (sometimes cheeky comments on contemporary affairs!) with Latin and French phrases and sophisticated theoretical vocabulary and references to theorists, often in the same paragraph. This book needs some heavy editing, as to me it read like a student essay at times, as if the author wrote the text and then went about injecting the unnecessary adjectives and adverbs in each like to boost the wordcount. The ...more
Oct 22, 2011 Nouf rated it liked it
Nice book that introduces you to number of issues about political philosophy such as authority & Liberty, the state & power,social justice & equality and etc. it's worth reading
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