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Steinberger, Peter J

Political Judgment - An Introduction

Steinberger, Peter J - Political Judgment - An Introduction, ebook

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Politics is the process by which communities collectively decide to pursue certain courses of action. It is, as such, always a matter of judgment. Courses of action are chosen at least in part because they are somehow adjudged better than the alternatives, and this has given rise to a great deal of speculation about the ways in which we determine 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?

Peter Steinberger addresses such questions by considering a variety of important developments in the history of political thought – ancient, modern and contemporary – introducing readers to important and on-going debates about the idea of prudence or practical wisdom as it functions, or should 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.

Keywords: political judgment, politics, judgment, political theory, political philosophy, Political Ethics, General Philosophy, Political Ethics, General Philosophy

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Key Concepts in Political Theory
Page amount
140 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781509513147
Printed ISBN
9781509513116

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