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We are pleased to announce that the latest issue of Theoria - A Journal of Social and Political Theory has been published by Berghahn Journals. This issue explores the following topics: how Dante's Monarchia has proven to be an enigmatic contribution to medieval political theory, Locke's notion of consensual taxation, a critique of deliberative democratic theory, and ethical supernaturalism. The issue concludes with a review essay.
The Eighteenth International Conference, “New Political Science,” and a special philosophy colloquium, will be held at the Hotel Nacional de Cuba and the University of Havana from November 17 to November 20, 2015.
Hi Drs. Lightcap and Everett:
I apologize that this response has been late, but I want to thank you for your interest in the topic. I appreciate your input, but would like to comment on a few points you have made. Please understand I am very much interested in, and concerned about, the future of Political Science as an academic and professional discipline.
To the extent that "competency-based" education focuses on specific job skills for today's jobs, it seems to me to be wrong-headed, as tomorrow's jobs are likely to require different specific skills.