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date: 16 June 2021

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This article studies politics and scientific inquiry. It first determines what the state is, and examines the ethical norms for guiding the behaviour of decision-makers. The unitary-mind model is discussed in one section, and this is followed by the theory of ‘democratic’ politics. The object of collective action, normative relevance, and the operational science of politics are some of the topics discussed in this article.

Keywords: scientific inquiry, politics, ethical norms, unitary-mind model, theory of democratic politics, object of collective action, normative relevance, operational science of politics

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