Social and Political Philosophy / Edition 1

Social and Political Philosophy / Edition 1

by George Sher
     
 

SOCIAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY focuses on the theory of the state, both politically and socially. The text includes readings on "Functions and Purposes," decision making, and obligations, as well as equality, economics, and social commentary on each of three sections within the text.See more details below

Overview

SOCIAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY focuses on the theory of the state, both politically and socially. The text includes readings on "Functions and Purposes," decision making, and obligations, as well as equality, economics, and social commentary on each of three sections within the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155037465
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/07/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. A. The Theory of the State. 1. Functions and Purposes of Legitimate States. 2. The Limits of Legitimate State Action. 3. Is There an Obligation to Obey the Law? Part I. B. Decision Making in the State. 4. Justifications of Majoritarian Decision Making. 5. Forms of Majoritarian Decision Making. 6. Constitutional Limits on Majoritarian Decision Making. Part I. C. Beyond The State. 7. National Self-Determination and Secession. 8. Cosmopolitanism, Multiculturalism, And Community. 9. Justice. 10. Equality. 11. Liberty, Rights, Property and Self-Ownership. Part II. Social Institutions. 12. Education. 13. The Family. 14. Punishment.

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