What is Political Theory?

What is Political Theory? began its development as a special issue of the journal, Political Theory, marking its thirtieth anniversary, as well as the fortieth anniversary of Isaiah Berlin’s famous essay, “Does Political Theory Still Exist?”. The book expands on that special issue by including a new section on “Political Thought in a Global Perspective”, taking up the question of how the tradition of Western Political Thought should understand itself and its tasks in light of non-Western perspectives and globalization processes. Another contribution also specifically considers the legacy of John Rawl’s work.

The result is a comprehensive overview of the current state of the discipline and the most pressing topics in political theory today. It is an essential purchase for all students and teachers of political theory and political philosophy today.

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Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: February 2004
  • English
  • 9781412933810 / 0761942602
  • United Kingdom
  • Primary Price: 23.99 GBP
  • Pages: 232
  • SAGE Publications / SAGE Publications Ltd
  • Publish State: Published
  • Responsibility: edited by Stephen K. White and J. Donald Moon.
  • Page size: 24
  • Reference Code: BDZ0005710906