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Poleetical philosophy

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Inscription o Hammurabi, Keeng o Babylon
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Poleetical philosophy is the study o topics lik politics, leeberty, juistice, richts, law, an the enforcement o a legal code bi authority: whit thay are, why (or even gif) thay are needit, whit, gif onything, maks a govrenment legitimate, whit richts an freedoms it shoud pertect an why, whit form it shoud tak an why, whit the law is, an whit duties ceetizens owe tae a legitimate government, gif ony, an whan it mey be legitimately, gif it shoud iver be legitimate. In a vernacular sense, the term "political philosophy" aften refers tae a general view, or specific ethic, poleetical belief or attitude, about politics that disna necessarily belang the technical discipline o philosophy. In short, poleetical philosophy is the acteevity, as wi aw philosophy, whaurbi the conceptual apparatus ahint sic concepts as aforementioned is analysed, in thair history, intent, evolution an the lik.[1]

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  1. Hampton, Jean (1997). Political Philosophies and Political Ideologies. Westview Press. p. xiii. ISBN 978-0-8133-0858-6. SSRN 1755117. in Patriotic Elaborations: Essays in Practical Philosophy, Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2009.