RC31 - Political Philosophy

Chair

John Medearis, University of California
john.medearis@ucr.edu

Department of Political Science
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521
USA

 

Board Members

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

 

Background

Recognised as study group in 1983; granted research committee status in 1988.

 

Objectives

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.

 

Website

http://rc31.ipsa.org/