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The Concept of Political Judgement (Hardcover, 2nd ed.): Peter J Steinberger

The Concept of Political Judgement (Hardcover, 2nd ed.)

Peter J Steinberger

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What is good political judgement? Is it a science subject to strict standards of logic and inference, or is it something more like an art, the product of intuition, feeling, or even chance? Peter J. Steinberger shows how the seemingly contradictory claims of inference and intuition are reconciled in the concept of political judgement. Resting his argument on the larger notion of judgement itself, Steinberger develops an original model of how political judgements are made and how we justify calling some of them "good." He lays the groundwork with a discussion of the ideas of Machiavelli, de Tocqueville, Nietzsche, Arendt, and Oakeshott on the nature of politics. Turning to the philosophic arguments of Kant, Gadamer, Grice, and Wittgenstein, he formulates a model of judgement as "intelligent performance," incorporating both intuition and rational reconstruction. Steinberger's conclusion - that a coherent political society must also be a judgmental one - is opposed to much contemporary thinking.

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Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 1993
First published: September 1993
Authors: Peter J Steinberger
Dimensions: 230 x 160 x 25mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 328
Edition: 2nd ed.
ISBN-13: 978-0-226-77191-5
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Politics & government
Books > Social sciences > Politics & government > Political science & theory
LSN: 0-226-77191-1
Barcode: 9780226771915

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