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What is political theory and why do we need it?

Rajeev Bhargava

What is political theory and why do we need it?

by Rajeev Bhargava

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Published by Oxford University Press in New Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRajeev Bhargava
SeriesOxford collected essays
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 406 p. ;
Number of Pages406
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24469942M
ISBN 100195699335
ISBN 109780195699333
LC Control Number2010316953

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The aim of political theory, he says, is not only to clear up conceptual muddles but to reason systematically and ethically about some of the major social and political problems we face, to illuminate which ethical values are relevant to the context and why, and to In this collection of essays, Bhargava answers important questions related to Political Theory and its aims/5(11).

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[Rajeev Bhargava] -- Political theory is widely seen in India as an esoteric inquiry unrelated to social and political practice and largely irrelevant to the urgent or enduring problems of our times. Contrary to this. What is political theory and why do we need it.

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