What does political science mean?

Definitions for political science

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. politics, political science, government(noun)

    the study of government of states and other political units


  1. political science(Noun)

    The systematic study of government and politics.

  2. political science(Noun)

    The analytical study of public policy and policies, past, present, and prospective.


  1. Political Science

    Political science is a social science discipline concerned with the study of the state, nation, government, and politics and policies of government. Aristotle defined it as the study of the state. It deals extensively with the theory and practice of politics, and the analysis of political systems and political behavior, culture. Political scientists "see themselves engaged in revealing the relationships underlying political events and conditions, and from these revelations they attempt to construct general principles about the way the world of politics works." Political science intersects with other fields; including economics, law, sociology, history, anthropology, public administration, public policy, national politics, international relations, comparative politics, psychology, political organization, and political theory. Although it was codified in the 19th century, when all the social sciences were established, political science has ancient roots; indeed, it originated almost 2,500 years ago with the works of Plato and Aristotle. Political science is commonly divided into five distinct sub-disciplines which together constitute the field: ⁕political theory ⁕comparative politics


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of political science in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of political science in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Matthew Yontz:

    I took a political science class last semester. I can understand maybe doing this for that class but not an English class.

  2. Ira Carmen:

    I began a conversation with the heads of our esteemed department of political science, and instantly I concluded, 'Hopelessly incompetent!

  3. Donald Trump:

    To me, I'm just like, ‘ We got ta try something else, ’ and... I'm not an expert at political science or anything. I do try to follow things, obviously. I'm a pretty good, tax-paying citizen of this country, let the business guy in there. It's not really working too well running it not like a business. I mean, what business f ----- g survives when they're f ------ g broke ?

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