12 aprilie 2011

ştiinţe politice

If ever there were a monument to tragedy, it is an innocuous red building by the Woody Woo fountain. The Department of Politics at Princeton is perhaps the finest in the nation, which makes it even more representative of the scandal that American political science has become. Teaching here is dominated by the fetishizing of certain methods, a cold shoulder to theory and the abandonment of reality. The result is a combination of model-made abstraction and number-numbing specificity that has made political science irrelevant to politicians, policy makers and, lest we forget, the general public.
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