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Author Geuss, Raymond, author
Title Philosophy and real politics / Raymond Geuss
Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2008
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  320.01 G336 2008    AVAILABLE  -  30500101323585
 人文社會聯圖  JA71 .G46 2008    AVAILABLE    30610020281788
Descript viii, 116 pages ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 109-112) and index
Who whom? -- Priorities, preferences, timing -- Legitimacy -- Tasks of political theory -- Rights -- Justice -- Equality -- Fairness, ignorance, impartiality -- Power
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
Subject Political science -- Philosophy
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