Art of Politics by John Kekes
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Art of Politics
By John Kekes

The Art of Politics

The New Betrayal of America and How to Resist it

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Art of Politics by John Kekes

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The political system of contemporary Western democracies is far from perfect. Nevertheless it is the envy of the world. The Art of Politics explains what makes our system as good as it is. It is about the political goods we have reason to value: justice, liberty, order, peace, prosperity, rights, security, and toleration. This book is of interest to thinking people and is not the closed turf of academics and theorists.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781594032356
ISBN-10: 1594032351
Format: Hardback
(241mm x 163mm x 26mm)
Pages: 325
Imprint: Encounter Books,USA
Publisher: Encounter Books,USA
Publish Date: 31-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Nature of Philosophical Problems by John Kekes Nature of Philosophical Problems, Hardback (May 2014)

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Human Condition by John Kekes Human Condition, Paperback (November 2013)

John Kekes offers a response to the growing disenchantment in the Western world with contemporary life. He defends a realistic view of the human condition that rejects both facile optimism and gloomy pessimism. While acknowledging that the scheme of things is indifferent to our fortunes, he shows that we do have the resources to improve our lives.

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