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The Vocabulary of Politics

The Vocabulary of Politics

By T. D. Weldon

Penguin, 1953, 199 pp.

The author of this study of the use of language in political theories has three aims: to show that the questions of traditional political philosophy are wrongly posed, that the theoretical foundations of political systems are worthless, and that this does not matter. At times the semantic mills grind exceeding fine.