The Science: Social Sciences: Political Science: (Political Philosophy Political Science )

Political philosophy, or philosophy of government, attempts to understand the functioning of civil society and civic participation through rational means. Political Philosophy Political Science Social Sciences Science.

Political philosophy, or political theory, is the study of topics such as politics, liberty, justice, property, rights, law, and the enforcement of a legal code by authority: what they are, why (or even if) they are needed, what, if anything, makes a government legitimate, what rights and freedoms it should protect and why, what form it should take and why, what the law is, and what duties citizens owe to a legitimate government, if any, and when it may be legitimately overthrown, if ever. (wikipedia)