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This up-to-date introductory social and political philosophy text provides a survey of the major social and political ideals of our time and discusses the practical requirements of each of these ideals. It argues for the controversial thesis that all contemporary social and political ideals can be reconciled in practice-a challenging idea for students to discuss and evaluate.
1. The Central Task of Social and Political Philosophy. 2. Welfare Liberalism: the Ideal of Fairness. 3. Libertarianism: the Ideal of Liberty. 4. Socialism: the Ideal of Equality. 5. Feminism: the Ideal of Androgyny. 6. Communitarianism: the Ideal of the Common Good. 7. Multiculturalism: the Ideal of Respect for Cultural Diversity. 8. Protest, Civil Disobedience, Revolutionary Action and the Law.