Civil Disobedience in Focus / Edition 1

Civil Disobedience in Focus / Edition 1

by Hugo Adam Bedau
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415050553

ISBN-13: 9780415050555

Pub. Date: 05/16/1991

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The issues surrounding civil disobedience have been discussed since at least 399 BC and, in the wake of such recent events as the protest at Tiananmen Square, are still of great relevance. By presenting classic and current philosophical reflections on the issues, this book presents all the basic materials needed for a philosophical assessment of the nature and

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The issues surrounding civil disobedience have been discussed since at least 399 BC and, in the wake of such recent events as the protest at Tiananmen Square, are still of great relevance. By presenting classic and current philosophical reflections on the issues, this book presents all the basic materials needed for a philosophical assessment of the nature and justification of civil disobedience. The pieces included range from classic essays by leading contemporary thinkers such as Rawls, Raz and Singer. Hugo Adam Bedau's introduction sets out the issues and shows how the various authors shed light on each aspect of them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415050555
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/16/1991
Series:
Philosophers in Focus Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.51(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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