Political Philosophy 101

What is political philosophy? What does the discipline of political philosophy encompass? What’s the relation between political philosophy and politics? Is there any relevance in theorizing about ideal states? Do we need a state at all? What’s the best way to evaluate different forms of government? How should the relation between an individual’s rights and an individual’s duties to the state be adjudicated? How should a state that is in power be modified, improved or dispensed with?

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GRS Episode, Introduction to Philosophy, Political Philosophy