4. What Is Realistic Political Philosophy?

  1. Alexis Papazoglou
  1. David Runciman

Published Online: 20 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118295212.ch4

The Pursuit of Philosophy: Some Cambridge Perspectives

The Pursuit of Philosophy: Some Cambridge Perspectives

How to Cite

Runciman, D. (2012) What Is Realistic Political Philosophy?, in The Pursuit of Philosophy: Some Cambridge Perspectives (ed A. Papazoglou), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118295212.ch4

Editor Information

  1. University of Cambridge, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Cambridge, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 29 AUG 2012

Book Series:

  1. Metaphilosophy Series in Philosophy

Book Series Editors:

  1. Armen T. Marsoobian and
  2. Eric Cavallero

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118295182

Online ISBN: 9781118295212

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Keywords:

  • realistic political philosophy, and what it connotes;
  • philosophy's role, outside confines of philosophy departments;
  • role of the history of ideas;
  • political theory, and study of international relations;
  • philosophical arguments properly constructed, in bending politics;
  • Rawls' utopian philosophy, on politics doing the philosopher's bidding;
  • Kloppenberg on Obama's pragmatic, post-partisan approach to politics;
  • philosophy, political complexity in the carrying out of politics;
  • philosopher-politician's job, facilitating the deliberative process;
  • moral political philosophy losing out on reality, philosophy supplemented

Summary

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