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Readership: Students and scholars of political theory, political philosophy, and the history of political thought.
Edited by David Leopold, Fellow in Politics, Mansfield College, Oxford, and Marc Stears, University Lecturer in Political Theory and Fellow in Politics, University College, Oxford
"its great merit is that its contributions span the analyticalcritical and normativedescriptive divide(s) ... an informative and balanced introduction to methods and approaches available to political theorists." - Magdalena Zolkos, Political Studies Review
Notes on Contributors
David Leopold and Marc Stears: Introduction
1: Daniel McDermott: Analytical Political Philosophy
2: David Miller: Political Philosophy for Earthlings
3: Adam Swift: Political Theory, Social Science, and Real Politics
4: Iwao Hirose: Why be Formal?
5: Lois McNay: Recognition as Fact and Norm: The Method of Critique
6: David Leopold: Dialectical Approaches
7: Mark Philp: Political Theory and History
8: Sudhir Hazareesingh and Karma Nabulsi: Using Archival Sources to Theorise about Politics
9: Elizabeth Frazer: Political Theory and the Boundaries of Politics
10: Michael Freeden: Thinking Politically and Thinking about Politics: Language, Interpretation, and Ideology