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The Blackwell Guide to Social and Political Philosophy.

Author/Creator:
Simon, Robert L.
Publication:
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2002.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (344 pages)
Edition:
1st ed.
Series:
Blackwell Philosophy Guides
Blackwell Philosophy Guides ; v.20
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Subjects:
Political science -- Philosophy.
Social sciences -- Philosophy.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
The Blackwell Guide to Social and Political Philosophy brings together a collection of newly commissioned essays which examine fundamental issues in social and political theory. Written by leading social and political philosophers, each essay provides a map to the history of the issue at hand and a judicious assessment of the main arguments that have been brought to bear upon that issue.
Contents:
Intro
The Blackwell Guide to Social and Political Philosophy
Contents
Notes on Contributors
Introduction: Social and Political Philosophy - Sorting Out the Issues
Part I Core Principles and the Liberal Democratic State
1 Political Obligation and Authority
2 Liberty, Coercion, and the Limits of the State
3 Justice
4 Equality
5 Preference, Rationality, and Democratic Theory
Part II Liberalism, Its Critics, and Alternative Approaches
6 Marx's Legacy
7 Feminism and Political Theory
8 Liberalism and the Challenge of Communitarianism
9 Liberal Theories and their Critics
Part III Pluralism, Diversity, and Deliberation
10 Deliberative Democracy
11 Citizenship and Pluralism
12 The New Enlightenment: Critical Reflections on the Political Significance of Race
13 Religion and Liberal Democracy
Select Bibliography
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Simon, Robert L. The Blackwell Guide to Social and Political Philosophy
ISBN:
9780470756539
9780631221272
OCLC:
244442942