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Philosophy and real politics / Raymond Geuss.

Geuss, Raymond. (Author).
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Subject: Political science > Philosophy.
Genre: Electronic books.
Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781400835515
  • ISBN: 1400835518
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 116 pages)
  • Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2008.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 109-112) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Who whom? -- Priorities, preferences, timing -- Legitimacy -- Tasks of political theory -- Rights -- Justice -- Equality -- Fairness, ignorance, impartiality -- Power.
Summary, etc.: 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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