Social and Political Philosophy: Classical Western Texts in Feminist and Multicultural Perspectives, 2/e / Edition 2

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This anthology, with general and special introductions by the author, puts the historical development of Western social and political philosophy into both feminist and multicultural perspectives. Each of the book's sections provides a solid foundation of classic western readings, followed by articles with feminist and multicultural perspectives.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780534527440
  • Publisher: Wadsworth
  • Publication date: 8/28/1997
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 589
  • Product dimensions: 7.45 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Table of Contents

General Introduction 1
I Plato 4
1 Plato: The Republic 6
2 Lynda Lange: The Function of Equal Education in Plato's Republic 34
3 Confucius: The Analects 41
II Aristotle and Marsonius Rufus 48
4 Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics 51
5 Aristotle: The Politics 60
6 Musonius Rufus: Discourses 70
7 Elizabeth V. Spelman: Aristotle and the Politicization of the Soul 74
8 Ewe Proverbs 83
III Aquinas 87
9 Thomas Aquinas: Summa Theologica 89
10 Thomas Aquinas: On Kingship 102
11 Thomas Aquinas: Summa Theologica 106
12 Marie de Gournay: The Equality of Men and Women 109
13 Maimonides: Guide for the Perplexed 117
IV Hobbes 123
14 Thomas Hobbes: Leviathan 125
15 Carole Pateman: Hobbes, Patriarchy and Conjugal Right 152
16 Bartolome de Las Casas: The Devastation of the Indies 166
V Locke 170
17 John Locke: Two Treatises of Government 172
18 Lorenne M. G. Clark: Women and John Locke; or, Who Owns the Apples in the Garden of Eden? 193
19 Tecumseh: We Must Be United 210
VI Rousseau 212
20 Jean-Jacques Rousseau: A Discourse on the Origin and Foundation of the Inequality of Mankind 214
21 Jean-Jacques Rousseau: On the Social Contract 223
22 Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Emile 238
23 Mary Wollstonecraft: A Vindication of the Rights of Woman 252
24 Ward Churchill: Perversions of Justice: A Native-American Examination of the Doctrine of U.S. Rights to Occupancy in North America 259
VII Kant 276
25 Immanuel Kant: Theory and Practice 278
26 Immanuel Kant: The Metaphysic of Morals 283
27 Immanuel Kant: Perpetual Peace 285
28 Susan Mendus: Kant: An Honest but Narrow-Minded Bourgeois 289
29 Mahatma K. Gandhi: On Satyagraha 301
VIII Mill and Harriet Taylor 307
30 John Stuart Mill: Utilitarianism 309
31 John Stuart Mill: On Liberty 324
32 John Stuart Mill: The Subjection of Women 329
33 Harriet Taylor: Enfranchisement of Women 341
34 Mary Lyndon Shanley: Marital Slavery and Friendship: John Stuart Mill's The Subjection of Women 344
35 Mo Tzu: Universal Love 355
IX Marx and Engels 363
36 Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels: The Communist Manifesto 365
37 Karl Marx: Critique of the Gotha Program 370
38 Friedrich Engels: The Origin of the Family, Private Property, and the State 374
39 Heidi Hartmann: The Unhappy Marriage of Marxism and Feminism: Towards a More Progressive Union 384
40 E. F. Schumacher: Buddhist Economics 395
X Rawls and Hospers 401
41 John Rawls: The Theory of Justice 404
42 John Rawls: The Domain of the Political and Overlapping Consensus 420
43 John Hospers: The Libertarian Manifesto 434
44 Susan Moller Okin: Justice as Fairness - For Whom? 444
45 Frantz Fanon: The Wretched of the Earth 457
XI Habermas and Foucault 463
46 Jurgen Habermas: Discourse Ethics 466
47 Michel Foucault: Power/Knowledge 473
48 Sandra Bartky: Foucault, Femininity and the Modernization of Patriarchal Power 482
49 Cornel West: Philosophy, Politics, and Power: An Afro-American Perspective 496
XII MacIntyre and Charles Taylor 504
50 Alasdair MacIntyre: The Privatization of Good 507
51 Charles Taylor: Atomism 518
52 Marilyn Friedman: Feminism and Modern Friendship: Dislocating the Community 530
53 Helena Norberg-Hodge: Ancient Futures 541
XIII Catharine MacKinnon and Cornel West 558
54 Catharine MacKinnon: Toward a Feminist Jurisprudence 550
55 Cornel West: The Politics of American Neo-Pragmatism 559
XIV James P. Sterba: Concluding Philosophical Postscript: Reconciling Social and Political Ideals 570
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