Liberty. Justice. Nature. legislations. First formulated millennia in the past via the founding philosophers of the Western culture, those easy suggestions of human concept stay primary to our belief of ourselves, our position on the planet, and our relations with others-that is, our politics. Readers encountering such wide political suggestions, their useful expressions in political events and structures of presidency, the information of influential historic and sleek political thinkers―or easily generic or surprising catchphrases for which they want a succinct but informative explanation―will welcome this available encyclopedic guide.

The significant political options, topics, concerns, routine, teams, and colleges that experience constructed over the years and formed our smooth international seem the following in all their range, besides biographical entries and articles at the vital works of political theorists from Plato to John Rawls. additional, critical scholars and browsers alike will savour the varied entries on standard quotations and political catchphrases, from the banality of evil and massive Brother to the battle of all opposed to all.

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