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Political theory   /pəlˈɪtəkəl θˈɪri/   Listen
Political theory

An orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation.  Synonyms: ideology, political orientation.

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"Political theory" Quotes from Famous Books

... executive head deemed it wise. Nor was it a hasty or spasmodic movement on his part. Months were devoted to its consideration, and every argument was patiently and candidly listened to from all the representatives of political theory for and against. Even then no hasty step was taken; but, on the contrary, our deluded countrymen in arms against us were forewarned, and earnestly, respectfully advised and entreated to take that step ...
— Continental Monthly, Vol. III, No IV, April 1863 - Devoted to Literature and National Policy • Various

... not the place to enlarge on the features of Greek political organization or to point out the various elements in Greek political theory or practice which have proved of permanent value. Only a very summary appreciation can be attempted. But certain points can be picked out as being of special interest to the ...
— The Legacy of Greece • Various

... Catholic dogma or to Catholic morals." Conversely, it is impossible for the Republican to put his finger upon a matter of ecclesiastical discipline or religious dogma and to say, "This Catholic point is at issue with my political theory of the State." ...
— Hilaire Belloc - The Man and His Work • C. Creighton Mandell

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