Perfectionism and Neutrality: Essays in Liberal Theory [NOOK Book]

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Over the past twenty years, the debate between neutrality and perfectionism has been at the center of political philosophy. Now Perfectionism and Neutrality: Essays in Liberal Theory brings together classic papers and new ideas on both sides of the discussion. Editors George Klosko and Steven Wall provide a substantive introduction to the history and theories of perfectionism and neutrality, expertly contextualizing the essays and making the collection accessible to everyone ...
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Perfectionism and Neutrality: Essays in Liberal Theory

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Overview

Over the past twenty years, the debate between neutrality and perfectionism has been at the center of political philosophy. Now Perfectionism and Neutrality: Essays in Liberal Theory brings together classic papers and new ideas on both sides of the discussion. Editors George Klosko and Steven Wall provide a substantive introduction to the history and theories of perfectionism and neutrality, expertly contextualizing the essays and making the collection accessible to everyone interested in the interaction between morals and the state.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780585466552
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/1/2004
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 304
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Steven Wall is assistant professor of philosophy at Kansas State University. He is the author of Liberalism, Perfectionism, and Restraint. George Klosko is professor of government and foreign affairs at the University of Virginia. His books include The Principle of Fairness and Political Obligation and Democratic Procedures and Liberal Consensus.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface
Chapter 2 Introduction
Part 3 Selections from Published Works
Part 4 Neutrality
Chapter 5 Selections from "Liberalism" in A Matter of Principle
Chapter 6 Selections from Social Justice in the Liberal State
Chapter 7 Selections from Patterns of Moral Complexity
Chapter 8 Selections from Liberal Virtues: Citizenship
Chapter 9 Selections from Political Liberalism
Chapter 10 Selections from Equality and Partiality
Part 11 Perfectionism
Chapter 12 Selectionis from Equality, Liberty, and Perfectionism
Chapter 13 Selections from The Moraity of Freedom
Chapter 14 Selections from Perfectionism
Part 15 Original Papers
Chapter 16 Liberal Neutrality: A Compelling and Radical Principle
Chapter 17 Reasonable Rejection and Neutrality of Justification
Chapter 18 Liberal Neutrality on the Good: An Autopsy
Chapter 19 Freedom of Expression in the Non-Neutral State
Chapter 20 The Structure of Perfectionist Toleration
Chapter 21 Religion, Law, and Politics: Arenas of Neutrality
Chapter 22 Further Reading
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