The Blackwell Encyclopaedia of Political Thought by David Miller

By David Miller

Encompassing the entire spectrum of the background and idea of politics from Socrates to Rawls, this can be the main complete and scholarly reference paintings to be had at the topic.

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We have confined our attention largely to the western tradition of political thought—although we have included survey articles on Chinese, Hindu and Islamic political thought which we hope will introduce the reader to these non-western traditions, we make no claim to comprehensive coverage. We have included the thought of philosophers, historians, lawyers, economists and sociologists only when they have made some direct contribution to political debate. g. g. liberalism, Marxism); minor figures falling within the scope of such articles are given two or three lines and cross-referenced.

This model threatened to usurp the place of other, equally basic, models of knowledge which are grounded in two other knowledge-constitutive interests and which can help illuminate the problems of societal rationalization. Hermeneutic or interpretive knowledge answers to the practical interest in expanding communicative interaction, and critical, emancipatory knowledge (such as critical social theory) answers to the emancipatory interest in removing structures of domination. By the mid-1970s Habermas was becoming increasingly dissatisfied with this framework linking knowledge and reason to universal, 'anthropologically deep-seated' interests.

Bacon combines themes from PLATO and the ENLIGHTENMENT, and stands at the junction between Christian Europe and the secular, scientific world which replaced it. : The Advancement of Learning and New Atlantis, ed. A. Johnston. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1974. ———: Essays, ed. J. Pitcher. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1985. *Manuel, F. : Utopian Thought in the Western World. : Belknap, 1979. : Bacon. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1980. Bagehot, Walter (1826–1877) British journalist and political and constitutional theorist.

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