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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Political philosophy.
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  • Developing Article philosophy: The study of the meaning and justification of beliefs about the most general, or universal, aspects of things. [e]
  • Developed Article politics: Activity that relates to the way in which society is governed, and the process by which human beings living in communities make decisions and establish obligatory values for its members. [e]



  • Developing Article Anarchism: Doctrine that all forms of government are undesirable and should be abolished. [e]
  • Stub Capitalism: Economic system based on the private ownership of resources and industry for the purpose of profit. [e]
  • Communitarianism: The view that the rights of the individuals to self-accomplishment should be balanced with duties and responsibilities toward society as well as by a stronger sense of the common good. [e]
  • Stub Conservatism: Political principles and practices that oppose radical reform, emphasising respect for existing institutions and traditions, and often involving support for the free enterprise capitalism. [e]
  • Developing Article Globalization: The interaction of peoples, cultures, and businesses worldwide, which tend to overcome traditional national and cultural boundaries [e]
  • Imperialism: The policy of extending the authority or rule of an empire or nation over foreign countries, or of acquiring and retaining dependencies and colonies. [e]
  • Developing Article Islamist: A person who holds that Islam should guide social and political as well as personal life. [e]
  • Developed Article Justice: The concept of moral rightness based on ethics, rationality, law, natural law, fairness, religion and/or equity. [e]
  • Developing Article Liberalism: Economic and political doctrine advocating free enterprise, free competition and free will. [e]
  • Developing Article Liberal internationalism: A political philosophy that sees the greatest world benefits coming from an active movement to an international order, not necessarily world government [e]
  • Stub Libertarianism: A political ideology that regards individual freedom as having the highest value in society. [e]
  • Stub Monarchism: A state ruled by a monarchy – an unelected, sovereign individual head of state - or support for such a state. [e]
  • Multiculturalism: Add brief definition or description
  • Stub Nationalism: Strong belief that the interests of a particular nation-state are of primary importance. [e]
  • Developing Article Neoconservatism: A political philosophy and ideology which combines many traditional conservative opinions with an emphasis on the importance of foreign policy and using American power to push democracy forward. [e]
  • Realism: A concept, in foreign policy, that actors can cooperate on matters of common external concern, without attempting to reform one anothers' internal structures [e]
  • Developing Article Social choice theory: The study of systems of collective decision-making. [e]
  • Stub Social contract: Agreement among the members of an organized society or between the governed and the government defining and limiting the rights and duties of each. [e]
  • Stub Utilitarianism: Philosophical doctrine created by Jeremy Bentham and James Mill which states that an action can be considered good to the extent that it increases the general level of happiness in society. [e]


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