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The Nature of Political Theory$
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Andrew Vincent

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780199271252

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2004

DOI: 10.1093/0199271259.001.0001

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The Nature of Political Theory

Andrew Vincent (Contributor Webpage)

Oxford University Press

Explores the generic foundations of political theory in the twentieth century. It sorts and analyses the overarching perceptions of the political theory, at a broad level of generality, during the bulk of the century. The five positions outlined are normative political theory, institutional theory, historical political theory, empirical political theory, and ideological theory.

Keywords:   behaviouralism, empirical theory, history of political theory, ideological theory, institutional theory, normative theory, political science, positivism, rational choice, state theory

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