A Companion to Contemporary Political Philosophy / Edition 1

A Companion to Contemporary Political Philosophy / Edition 1

by Robert E. Goodin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631199519

ISBN-13: 9780631199519

Pub. Date: 01/30/1996

Publisher: Wiley

An essential reference for anyone interested in this dynamic field, the new edition of A Companion to Contemporary Political Philosophy is the most current and comprehensive resource available.

  • Expanded second edition brings together fifty-five chapters on current thinking in political philosophy
  • New contributors include some of today’s most

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Overview

An essential reference for anyone interested in this dynamic field, the new edition of A Companion to Contemporary Political Philosophy is the most current and comprehensive resource available.

  • Expanded second edition brings together fifty-five chapters on current thinking in political philosophy
  • New contributors include some of today’s most distinguished scholars, among them Thomas Pogge, Charles Beitz, Michael Doyle and Antony Quinton
  • Provides in-depth coverage of contemporary philosophical debate in all major disciplines
  • Presents analysis of key political ideologies, including new chapters on Cosmopolitanism and Fundamentalism
  • Includes detailed discussions of major concepts in political philosophy, including virtue, power, human rights, and just war

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631199519
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/30/1996
Series:
Blackwell Companions to Philosophy Series, #64
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
6.82(w) x 9.75(h) x 1.86(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Contributors
Introduction1
1Analytical philosophy7
2Continental philosophy39
3History72
4Sociology90
5Economics123
6Political science157
7Legal studies183
8Anarchism215
9Conservatism244
10Feminism269
11Liberalism291
12Marxism312
13Socialism333
14Autonomy359
15Community366
16Contract and consent379
17Constitutionalism and the rule of law394
18Corporatism and syndicalism404
19Democracy411
20Dirty hands422
21Discourse431
22Distributive justice438
23Efficiency462
24Environmentalism471
25Equality489
26Federalism508
27International affairs515
28Legitimacy527
29Liberty534
30Power548
31Property558
32Republicanism568
33Rights575
34Secession and nationalism586
35Sociobiology597
36The state611
37Toleration and fundamentalism622
38Totalitarianism629
39Trust638
40Virtue645
41Welfare651
Index665

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