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)
- Wikipedia: Political philosophy, or political theory, is the study of topics such as politics, liberty, justice, property, rights, law, and the enforcement of laws by authority: what they are, why 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.
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- Anarchist schools of thought - Anarchist schools of thought can differ fundamentally, supporting anything from extreme individualism to complete collectivism. Strains of anarchism have often been divided into the categories of social and individualist anarchism or similar dual classifications.
- Consensus decision making - Consensus decision-making is a group decision-making process in which group members develop, and agree to support a decision in the best interest of the whole.
- Consequentialist justifications of the state - Consequentialist justifications of the state are philosophical arguments which contend that the state is justified by the good results it produces.
- Critical theory - Critical Theory is a school of thought that stresses the reflective assessment and critique of society and culture by applying knowledge from the social sciences and the humanities.
- Egalitarianism - Egalitarianism ? or equalitarianism ? is a school of thought that prioritizes equality for all people. According to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Egalitarian doctrines maintain that all humans are equal in fundamental worth or social status.
- Engaged theory - Engaged theory is a methodological framework for understanding social complexity. It takes social life or social relations as its base category, with 'the social' always understood as grounded in 'the natural', including humans as embodied beings.
- Philosophy of social science
- Philosophy of science by discipline
- Social philosophy
- Survey Equality www
Survey of social and political equality; from the Stanford Encyclopedia by Stefan Gosepath. Equality.
- Political Political Thought www
Political blog including religious thought, Thought, current affairs and more. Political Thought.
- A School of Cooperative Individualism www
A website introducing visitors to the socio-political philosophy of cooperative individualism, Cooperative Individualism, as espoused by champions of individual liberty Thomas Paine, Henry George and others of like mind. The website also includes an internal search engine and extensive library of reference materials, readings, links to other websites and a discussion forum. School of Cooperative Individualism.
- Publication How to Make Russia a Normal Country www
Publication by Matthew Maly on Russian transition to democracy and market economy. Make Russia a Normal Country. Bio, resume, articles and books. How to Make Russia a Normal Country.
- A The Briney Ethical Trust www
A qualified public charity established to promote ethics in politics and government. The Briney Ethical Trust.
- Narrative Republican Manifesto www
Narrative essay advocating individual freedom, Manifesto, supply-side economics, capitalism, the right to work and other features of the American system. Republican Manifesto.
- Philosophical Constitutionalism www
Philosophical survey of the idea that government should be limited in its powers by law; from the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy by Wil Waluchow. Constitutionalism.
- John Serendipity: Liberty and Democracy www
John Stuart Mill's essay On Liberty, Liberty and Democracy,other articles deaing with liberty, freedom and democracy. Serendipity: Liberty and Democracy.
- Political, The Green Book www
Political, Green Book, Economic and Social basis of the 'Third Universal Theory' in the three parts of The Green Book, the philosophy of Muammar Al Qathafi. The Green Book.
- Essay Where are the Meek? www
Essay by Barry Lenoardini suggesting a less mechanized approach to the pursuit of one's life. are the Meek?. Author, table of contents and introduction. Where are the Meek?.
- Attempts Neoliberalism www
Attempts to summarise neoliberalism as a philosophy, Neoliberalism, not simply as economics. Neoliberalism.
- All Political Systems www
All the major political systems explained, Systems, from anarchy through capitalism and socialism to theocracy. Political Systems.
- Offering An Ideological Division www
Offering non-traditional definitions of conservatism, Ideological Division, liberalism, libertarianism, socialism, and the role of the moderate An Ideological Division.
- Provides American Prophet www
Provides political news, Prophet, commentary and articles with a Christian slant. American Prophet.
- A Political Theory Daily Review www
A portal weblog on political theory and philosophy, Theory Daily Review, updated every weekday. Links to articles and essays that can be read free of charge and that are relevant to the field of political theory, broadly conceived to cover a wide range of subjects, perspectives, and methodologies. There are also several supporting pages that serve as guides for resources found online. Political Theory Daily Review.
- Ted Hierarchic Democracy and the Necessity of Mass Civil Disobedience www
Ted Honderich on how gross differentials in economic power, Democracy and the Necessity of Mass Civil Disobedience, and hence political power, make a mockery of conventional assumptions about "liberal democracy", as practiced in the United States and Britain. Hierarchic Democracy and the Necessity of Mass Civil Disobedience.
- Mailing International Political Theory www
Mailing list for anyone interested in discussing the intersection between international relations and political theory. International Political Theory.
- The On Equality www
The many principles of equality foisted on egalitarianism, Equality, and their worth by Prof. Ted Honderich. On Equality.
- Organized Foundations of Political Theory www
Organized section of the American Political Science Association promoting research, Political Theory, teaching, and professional development. News, publications, and awards. Foundations of Political Theory.
- Links TYSK - The Philosophy of Government Department www
Links to articles and essays on the formulation of the U. The Philosophy of Government Department.S. government from an "original intent" perspective. TYSK - The Philosophy of Government Department.
- The The Nature of Pure Democracy www
The nature and significance of the appearance of democracy in a civilization. The Nature of Pure Democracy.
- Topics Biblical Theocracy www
Topics discussed include Aristotle's politics, Theocracy, pros and cons of Christian Democracy, the practical possibility of theocracy. Biblical Theocracy.
- Essay The Chains of the Consitution www
Essay exploring the history of American constitutionalism. The Chains of the Consitution.
- Modern Sovereignty www
Modern notion of political authority of supreme authority within a territory; from the Stanford Encyclopedia by Dan Philpott. Sovereignty.
- About Radical Centrism.org www
About the philosophical basis of the Radical Middle movement. Centrism.org. Manifesto, papers, and links. Radical Centrism.org.
- Serialized Identities: How Governed, Who Pays? www
Serialized amateur study of group identity politics, How Governed, Who Pays?, social conflict, and political philosophy in history by H.B. Paksoy. Identities: How Governed, Who Pays?.
- Leading Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture www
Leading paleoconservative journal, Magazine of American Culture, published by the Rockford Institute. Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture.
- Articles, Intellectual Conservative www
Articles, Conservative, links, and news resources devoted to classical conservative philosophy and politics. Intellectual Conservative.
- David Mes trois approches de Hegel et Marx www
David Mac Gregor met ici en rapport les travaux de Solange Mercier-Josa avec ses trois livres sur Hegel et Marx. Mes trois approches de Hegel et Marx.
- Une Marx et Locke www
Une comparaison des points communs entre Locke et Marx par Eric Engle. Marx et Locke.
- Encyclopedia Wikipedia: International Relations Theory www
Encyclopedia article explaining different schools of international relations theory. Wikipedia: International Relations Theory.
- A Political Systems, Violence, and War www
A paper prepared for the US Institute of Peace, Systems, Violence, and War, by R.J. Rummel examines the relationship between democratic and socialist political systems and their propensity for war. Political Systems, Violence, and War.
- Provides Sustainable History www
Provides the ideas and publications of Nayef Al-Rodhan. History. He is a philosopher, neuroscientist and geostrategist and he published books on philosophy, global security and geostrategy. Sustainable History.
- Defines Political Dictionary www
Defines terms used in discussing national and international politics. Political Dictionary.
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