Dialectic and Political Thought and Action

  title={Dialectic and Political Thought and Action},
  author={Richard Mckeon},
  pages={1 - 33}
  • R. Mckeon
  • Published 1 October 1954
  • Philosophy
  • Ethics
ANALYSIS of the influence and the effects of philosophy on politics presents problems of a theoretic and of a practical order. It is difficult to formulate the bearing of philosophic thought on practical action because the relation of theory to practice (and indeed the possibility or manner of distinguishing the two) is conceived and elaborated differently in different philosophies. When these different conceptions of philosophy and its relation to practice are applied in their different ways… 

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