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Volume 22  Number 2  •  Fall 2017
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Realism about Political Philosophy
By Nicholas Rescher
This article appeared in the Fall 2017 issue of The Independent Review

Political philosophy too often reflects a utopian tendency to seek a political ideal and the best ways and means for achieving it. This desire overlooks the fundamental theoretical barriers to finding answers to the questions it raises.

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Other Independent Review articles by Nicholas Rescher
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    Winter 2015   The Case for Cautious Conservatism