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Political Conduct

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$75.50 • £60.95 • €68.00

ISBN 9780674024885

Publication Date: 04/15/2007


296 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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Philp has produced a provocative, highly readable, and engaging philosophy of political practice—a morality for the political process. Philp does an important and often amazing thing: he restores to politics the idea of the leader as an agent of change.—Senator Gary Hart

Political Conduct counters political theory’s overemphasis on the identification of needs and obligations with some original ideas about the ways in which we act under the constraints of political society. Political theorists and political scientists alike will welcome its more concrete approach to the study of political morality.—Bernard Yack, Brandeis University

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