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A Struggle With Time: A Conceptual History Of Politics As An Activity (Political Theory) (Volume 3) Kari Palonen

A Struggle With Time: A Conceptual History Of Politics As An Activity (Political Theory) (Volume 3)

Kari Palonen

Published February 28th 2006
ISBN : 9783825892937
Paperback
342 pages
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Kari Palonen presents in this volume a synthesis of his long-term studies on the conceptual history of politics. He offers a rhetorical history of the horizons of conceptualizing politics an activity in terms of nine topoi: irregularity, judgment,MoreKari Palonen presents in this volume a synthesis of his long-term studies on the conceptual history of politics. He offers a rhetorical history of the horizons of conceptualizing politics an activity in terms of nine topoi: irregularity, judgment, policy, deliberation, commitment, contestation, possibility, situation and play & game. Palonen both constructs a schema for conceptualization of the spectrum of activities that are called politics and applies it to British, French and German debates on the concept since the nineteenth century.