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  1. Mark Philp (2012). Realism Without Illusions. Political Theory 40 (5):629 - 649.
    This essay engages critically with the recent emergence of "political realism" in political theory (centrally in the work of Raymond Geuss and Bernard Williams). While sympathetic to and convinced of the importance of the core of the enterprise which it identifies, the essay is critical of some of the claims made about the independence of politics from morality and the historically contingent character of political values, and suggests that realism may itself succumb to illusion. The final section sketches an account (...)
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  2. Mark Philp (2010). What is to Be Done? Political Theory and Political Realism. European Journal of Political Theory 9 (4):466-484.
    This article argues for greater realism in political theory with respect to judgements about what politicians ought to do and how they ought to act. It shows that there are major problems in deducing what a given politician should do from the value commitments that are common to liberalism and it makes a case for recognizing the major role played by the context of action and particular agent involved. It distinguishes political virtue from moral virtues and argues that the ‘decisionist’ (...)
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  3. Mark Philp (2008). Political Theory and History. In David Leopold & Marc Stears (eds.), Political Theory: Methods and Approaches. Oxford University Press.
     
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  4. Mark Philp (2008). Political Theory and the Evaluation of Political Conduct. Social Theory and Practice 34 (3):389-410.
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  5. Mark Philp, William Godwin. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
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  6. Mark Philp (2007). Political Conduct. Harvard University Press.
    This book explores how the processes and practices of politics shape political values, such as liberty, justice, equality, and democracy.
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  7. Mark Philp (2007). Thomas Paine. Oxford University Press.
    Path to the New World -- American patriot -- An age of revolutions -- Honorary French citizen -- Death of a democrat.
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  8. Mark Philp (1999). Citizenship and Integrity. In Alan Montefiore & David Vines (eds.), Integrity in the Public and Private Domains. Routledge. 18.
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  9. Mark Philp (1994). George Armstrong Kelly, The Humane Comedy: Constant, Tocqueville, and French Liberalism, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1992, Pp. Xiii + 262. Utilitas 6 (01):162-.
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  10. Mark Philp (1993). The Role of America in the 'Debate on France' 1791–5: Thomas Paine's Insertion. Utilitas 5 (02):221-.
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  11. Mark Philp (1993). An Enquiry Concerning Political Justice. In William Godwin (ed.), Political and Philosophical Writings of William Godwin. Pickering & Chatto.
     
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  12. Mark Philp (1993). Vol. 4. An Enquiry Concerning Political Justice : Variants. In William Godwin (ed.), Political and Philosophical Writings of William Godwin. Pickering & Chatto.
     
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  13. Mark Philp (1993). Vol. 6. Essays. In William Godwin (ed.), Political and Philosophical Writings of William Godwin. Pickering & Chatto.
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  14. Mark Philp (1993). Vol. 2. Political Writings II. In William Godwin (ed.), Political and Philosophical Writings of William Godwin. Pickering & Chatto.
     
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  15. Mark Philp (1993). Vol. 7. Religious Writings. In William Godwin (ed.), Political and Philosophical Writings of William Godwin. Pickering & Chatto.
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  16. Mark Philp (1989). The French Revolution and Enlightenment in England: 1789–1832. Seamus Deane, Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, 1988, Pp. 212. [REVIEW] Utilitas 1 (02):310-.
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  17. Mark Philp (1989). Paine. Oxford University Press.
    This study examines the writings and thought of Thomas Paine and his commitment to democracy and republicanism, showing how the clear, direct style of his rhetoric is intimately linked with the power of his political and religious ideas.
     
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  18. Mark Philp (1986). Godwin's Political Justice. Duckworth.
     
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  19. Mark Philp (1985). Rational Religion and Political Radicalism in the 1790s. Enlightenment and Dissent 4:35-46.
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  20. Mark Philp (1983). Foucault on Power: A Problem in Radical Translation? Political Theory 11 (1):29-52.
  21. Mark Philp (1982). Godwin, Holcroft and the Rights of Man. Enlightenment and Dissent 1:37-42.
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