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The Illusion of Politics

The Illusion of Politics

We have an intuitive understanding about what politics is, but since most domains of life can be described as political, politics is so universal that a definition is difficult to pin down.

The Social Contract Theory in a Global Context

The Social Contract Theory in a Global Context

Today’s philosophers, much like those before them, continually evolve the social contract idea. Despite theoretical difficulties, it persists as political theorists’ most viable tool for conceptualizing the principles of global justice.

The ideological basis of a Liberal – Conservative pact

The ideological basis of a Liberal – Conservative pact

The Conservatives and Liberal Democrats share a deep-rooted ideological background. This vision is founded on the promotion of civil liberties over government expansion. Both are committed to making individuals responsible for their own lives, be this by a non-judgemental conception of individual morality or a smaller, less intrusive government. There is no reason to doubt the compatibility of the two parties.

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