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Political theory, or political philosophy, is the study of such topics as politics, liberty, justice, property, rights, law, and the enforcement of a legal code by authority: what they are, why (or even if) they are needed, what, if anything, makes a government legitimate, what rights and freedoms it should protect and why, what form it should take and why, what the law is, and what duties citizens owe to a legitimate government, if any, and when it may be legitimately overthrown, if ever.— Excerpted from Political philosophy on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
"The School of Athens" by Raphael

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