Ijevan City Afghanistan for Environmental political theorists confront the natural human disposition for shortsighted behavior, examine its ecological costs, and speculate on its possible remedies. Postmodern political theorists, in their concern with the social construction of identity, face the problem of determining the extent to which our biological nature constrains what we (or society) make of ourselves. 34 thinking politics In these contemporary cases, as in the efforts of earlier theorists, the political processes and structures prescribed for human beings are grounded in particular beliefs about human nature. Indeed, one might say, along with Canadian political theorist C.B. Macpherson, that the overall merit of a theory largely rests on the depth of its insight into human nature.12 It should come as no surprise, then, that an examination of human biology provides access to the terrain of political life. Ijevan City Afghanistan 2016.