Ethics, Economics, and Politics: Some Principles of Public Policy

Ethics, Economics, and Politics: Some Principles of Public Policy

by I. M. D. Little
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199257043

ISBN-13: 9780199257041

Pub. Date: 12/05/2002

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

In Ethics, Economics, and Politics Ian Little returns to offer a new defence of a rule-based utilitarianism as a basis for assessing the role of the State. Lucidly and elegantly he explains how the three disiplines of philosophy, economics and politics can be integrated to provide guidance on issues of public policy.  See more details below

Overview

In Ethics, Economics, and Politics Ian Little returns to offer a new defence of a rule-based utilitarianism as a basis for assessing the role of the State. Lucidly and elegantly he explains how the three disiplines of philosophy, economics and politics can be integrated to provide guidance on issues of public policy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199257041
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/05/2002
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part I: Economics and Philosophy
1. Personal Utility and Welfare
2. Collective Utility and Welfare
3. Welfare Economics
Part II: Politics and Philosophy
4. The Role of the State
5. Utilitarianism: Theory and Application
6. Utilitarianism: Justice and Equality
7. Contractarianism
8. Communitarianism
Part III: Economics and Politics
9. Games, Conventions, and Public Goods
10. Positive Political Economy
11. Normative Political Economy
Part IV: The Principles of Public Policy
12. The Principles of Public Policy

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