In defense of politics [Introduction to political philosophy]
Smith, Steven B.
Educação Superior::Ciências Humanas::Ciência PolíticaEducação Superior::Ciências Humanas::HistóriaEducação Superior::Ciências Humanas::FilosofiaPresents part of course, Introduction to political philosophy, when Professor Smith presents the idea and definition of "politics" and the "political" are discussed with reference to the ideas of Immanuel Kant and twentieth-century political scientists, novelists, and philosophers such as Bernard Crick, E. M. Forster, and Carl Schmitt. Elements how patriotism, nationalism, and cosmopolitanism are also addressed . Finally, the role of educators--and "old books"--is discussed as essential to developing a proper understanding of the political