Social and Political Philosophy
introduces some of the most important topics in contemporary political philosophy and questions whether these can be accommodated within the framework of liberal theory. It consists of specially written essays by prominent figures in social and political philosophy. Each essay carefully considers both the theoretical and practical problems of a major topic. Traditional perspectives are balanced with new challenges. Topics include:
* Moral Methodology
* Lesbian and Gay Perspectives
* Racial and Multicultural Perspectives
* Welfare Liberalism
* Virtue Ethics and Community
* Just War Theory and Pacifism
* Civil Disobedience.
Avoiding Praetorian Societies: Focusing U.S. Strategy on Political Development - Arab Spring, Polyarchy, Closed Hegemonies, Kleptocracy, Social Capital, Political Stability Model
The impact of fragile states upon global peace and stability has perhaps never been more apparent than during the early 21st century. The initial limited campaigns of Afghanistan and Iraq became the largest American stability and reconstruction...
Politicians invoke grand ideas: social justice, democracy, liberty, equality, community. But what do these ideas really mean? How can politicians across the political spectrum appeal to the same values?
Political Philosophy and Revelation
A collection of Fr. James Schall's recent essays, Political Philosophy and Revelation offers a learned, erudite, and coherent statement on the relationship between reason and revelation in the modern world. It addresses political philosophy in the...
The Political Philosophy of Confucianism
First published in 1932.One of the most astonishing features of the Confucian teaching to the modern reader is its anticipation of the Spencerian formula of evolution and its adaptation of this to a programme of progress. This volume shows...
General Will in Political Philosophy
This book deals with the role and place of the general will in modern and contemporary political thought. This project is carried out at the crossroads of the history of ideas and political philosophy. It extensively develops historical and...
Social Philosophy (RLE Social Theory)
The programmes of political parties and movements are attempts to formulate policies or guidelines in relation to social change. Social philosophy concerns the fundamental issues on which those programmes divide. This introductory work gives an...
Adam Smith's Political Philosophy
When Adam Smith published his celebrated writings on economics and moral philosophy he famously referred to the operation of an 'invisible hand'. Adam Smith’s Political Philosophy makes visible this hand by examining its significance in Smith’s...
Political Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction
This book introduces readers to the concepts of political philosophy. It starts by explaining why the subject is important and how it tackles basic ethical questions such as 'how should we live together in society?' It looks at political authority,...
The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy
This classic work by William Paley was one of the most popular books in England and America in the early nineteenth century. Its significance lies in the fact that it marks an important point at which eighteenth century "whiggism" began to be...
Debates in Contemporary Political Philosophy
This textbook reflects the buoyant state of contemporary political philosophy, and the development of the subject in the past two decades. It includes seminal papers on fundamental philosophical issues such as:the nature of social...
The Political Philosophy of Hannah Arendt
First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Reasonableness in Liberal Political Philosophy
Previously published as a special issue of the Critical Review of Social and Political Philosophy, this collection offers a thought-provoking critique of the role of the concept of reasonableness in liberal political theory, focusing on the proposed...
The Political Philosophy of Giambattista Vico
It would be an understatement to say that the New Science is difficult to read. Most contemporary readers conclude with a Russian scholar that Vico's thought "is expressed in extremely naive forms, profound thoughts are interspersed with all sorts...
An Introduction to the Use of Formal Methods in Political Philosophy
Political Theory has been transformed in the last thirty years by the introduction of methods of analysis imported from mathematics and economics. Modern students of the subject need to know something about Rational Choice Theory, Game Theory, and...
The Science of Right in Leibniz's Moral and Political Philosophy
Studies of Gottfried Leibniz's moral and political philosophy typically focus on metaphysical perfection, happiness, or love. In this new reading of Leibniz, Christopher Johns shows that it is based on a 'science of right'. Based on the...
Essays on Bentham: Jurisprudence and Political Philosophy
In his introduction to these closely linked essays Professor Hart offers both an exposition and a critical assesment of some central issues in jurisprudence and political theory. Some of the essays touch on themes to which little attention has been...
Political Philosophy: A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourself
Written by Phil Parvin and Clare Chambers, who are current political philosophy lecturers and leading researchers, Political Philosophy - The Essentials is designed to give you everything you need to succeed, all in one place. It covers the key...
Working with Walter Benjamin: Recovering a Political Philosophy
This book provides a highly original approach to the writings of the twentieth-century German philosopher Walter Benjamin by one of his most distinguished readers. It develops the idea of "working with" Benjamin, seeking both to read his corpus and...
About James P. Sterba
Regrettably, our database associated with textbooks not found specifics of mcdougal James P. Sterba. Nevertheless all of us is usually working hard to get along with put fresh info. Once you discover the details about the author, you can this throughout the variety to include a review.