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Political Ideals By Bertrand Russell
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, OM, FRS... More > (/ˈrʌsəl/; 18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970) was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic, political activist and Nobel laureate. At various points in his life he considered himself a liberal, a socialist, and a pacifist, but he also admitted that he had "never been any of these things, in any profound sense". He was born in Monmouthshire into one of the most prominent aristocratic families in the United Kingdom.In the early 20th century, Russell led the British "revolt against idealism". He is considered one of the founders of analytic philosophy along with his predecessor Gottlob Frege, colleague G. E. Moore, and his protégé Ludwig Wittgenstein. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bertrand_Russell< Less
The Political Spectrum By Max Becher
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A survey of visualizations of the political spectrum.
The Political Spectrum By Max Becher
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A survey of visualizations of the political spectrum.
Political Economy By Economics Institute
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The Economics Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Soviet Union first published this book in 1954, considering political economy as the science of the laws of development of the relations of... More > production in human society. Updated in 1957, this text deals not only with the capitalist economic system but also with pre-capitalist economic relations and with the economics of socialism. Here, reprinted for the first time in decades, is an essential text for understanding how the Soviet Union viewed its own economic and political project as well as for understanding the very engine of the world we live in, an engine that powers everything from the movement of nations to the joys and concerns of the working class.< Less
The Economics of Politics By Tom Charman
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The Economics of Politics acts as a revision book to help students studying at the university of Exeter. Based on the work by Dr. Gabriel Katz, the book helps to give an understanding of what is... More > required for the study of the Economics of Politics. There are 11 different lessons that cover detail from rational choice theory to veto players and government agents. This book gives a short and concise understanding to help you understand political science and rational choice theory further, as well as recommending further and wider readings.< Less
Political economy By William Stanley Jevons
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Political economy is a term used for studying production and trade, and their relations with law, custom, and government, as well as with the distribution of national income and wealth. Political... More > economy originated in moral philosophy. It was developed in the 18th century as the study of the economies of states, or polities, hence the term political economy.In the late 19th century, the term economics came to replace political economy, coinciding with the publication of an influential textbook by Alfred Marshall in 1890. Earlier, William Stanley Jevons, a proponent of mathematical methods applied to the subject, advocated economics for brevity and with the hope of the term becoming "the recognised name of a science. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Political_economy Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Political Ideals By Bertrand Russell
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Bertrand Russell helped to develop what is now called "Analytic Philosophy." Alongside G. E. Moore, Russell was shown to be partly responsible for the British revolt against idealism. This... More > revolt was echoed 30 years later in Vienna by the logical positivists' "revolt against metaphysics." Russell was particularly critical of a doctrine he ascribed to idealism and coherentism, which he dubbed the doctrine of internal relations; this, Russell suggested, held that in order to know any particular thing, we must know all of its relations. Russell and Moore were devoted to clarity in arguments by breaking down philosophical position into their simplest components. Russell, in particular, saw formal logic and science as the principal tools of the philosopher. Russell did not think we should have separate methods for philosophy. Russell thought philosophers should strive to answer the most general of propositions about the world and this would help eliminate confusions.< Less
Space-Age Science and Stone-Age Politics By John Scales Avery
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Space-age science and stone-age politics make an extraordinarily dangerous mixture. It seems probable that in the future, the rapidity of scientificand technological change will produce ethical... More > dilemmas and social tensions even more acute than those we experience today. It is likely that the fate of our species (and the fate of the biosphere) will be made precarious by the astonishing speed of scientific and technological change unless this progress is matched by the achievement of far greater ethical and political maturity than we have yet attained.< Less
Space-Age Science and Stone-Age Politics By John Avery
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Looking beneath the surface of today's news stories, we can discern an explosive mixture - SPACE AGE SCIENCE AND STONE AGE POLITICS. This book discusses the tensions created by the rapid rate of... More > scientific and technological change, contrasted with the slow rate of change of our political institutions. Because of the enourmous destructive power of modern weapons, and because of today's instantaneous global communication, the institution of war has become a dangerous anachronism, and indeed the absolutely-sovereign nation-state has also become an anachronism. "Space-Age Science and Stone-Age Politics" discusses the steps we must take to harmonize our social and political institutions witht the constantly accelerating achievements of science and technology.< Less
Space-Age Science and Stone-Age Politics By John Avery
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Looking beneath the surface of today's news stories, we can discern an explosive mixture - SPACE AGE SCIENCE AND STONE AGE POLITICS. This book discusses the tensions created by the rapid rate of... More > scientific and technological change, contrasted with the slow rate of change of our political institutions. Because of the enourmous destructive power of modern weapons, and because of today's instantaneous global communication, the institution of war has become a dangerous anachronism, and indeed the absolutely-sovereign nation-state has also become an anachronism. "Space-Age Science and Stone-Age Politics" discusses the steps we must take to harmonize our social and political institutions witht the constantly accelerating achievements of science and technology.< Less

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