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Political judgment : an introduction, Peter J. Steinberger

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Political judgment : an introduction
Title
Political judgment
Title remainder
an introduction
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Peter J. Steinberger
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eng
Summary
"Politics is the process by which communities of people collectively decide to pursue certain courses of action and avoid others. It is, as such, always a matter of judgment. Courses of action are chosen at least in part because they are somehow thought to be - are adjudged - better than the alternatives, and this simple fact has given rise to a great deal of speculation about the ways in which we determine or judge the relative merits of proposed laws and policies. What exactly is good judgment in politics? What are the characteristics of people who judge especially well? How is good judgment acquired and how can we recognize it in others? Political Judgment: An Introduction, Peter Steinbergeraddresses such questions by considering a variety of important developments in the history of political thought: ancient, modern and contemporary. Focusing on the central issue of rationality in politics and, in particular, on the primarily Kantian distinction between "determinate" and "reflective" judgment, this book introduces readers to important and on-going debates about the idea of prudence or practical wisdom as it functions, or ought to function, in the realm of public affairs. It will be essential reading for students and scholars of political theory, the history of political thought, and political ethics."--
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1948-
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Steinberger, Peter J.
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Key concepts in political theory
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  • Decision making
  • Judgment
  • Political science
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Political judgment : an introduction, Peter J. Steinberger
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- What is political judgment? -- Foundations: Plato and Aristotle -- The Kantian Problematic -- The Arendtian Theory of Judgment -- Hermeneutics, tacit knowledge and neo-rationalism
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on1013997231
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
123 pages
Isbn
9781509513109
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1013997231
Label
Political judgment : an introduction, Peter J. Steinberger
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- What is political judgment? -- Foundations: Plato and Aristotle -- The Kantian Problematic -- The Arendtian Theory of Judgment -- Hermeneutics, tacit knowledge and neo-rationalism
Control code
on1013997231
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
123 pages
Isbn
9781509513109
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1013997231

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