John Medearis, University of California
Department of Political Science
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521
Andrea Baumeister, University of Stirling, UK
Mikhail Ilyin, National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE), Russia
Laurence Piper, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
Andrei Poama, University of Montreal, Romania
David Strecker, University of Erfurt, Germany
Recognised as study group in 1983; granted research committee status in 1988.
RC 31 promotes research and study in political philosophy. The object of the committee is to explore the logic and morality of politics from the joint perspectives of (a) underlying principles and (b) derivative public policies. The broad issues to which it attends include such questions as Tolerance, Friendship, Community, Violence, Sovereignty, Federalism, War, Peace, Terrorism, and so forth.