ISBN-10:
0271033827
ISBN-13:
9780271033822
Pub. Date:
10/01/2010
Publisher:
Penn State University Press
Contract, Culture, and Citizenship: Transformative Liberalism from Hobbes to Rawls

Contract, Culture, and Citizenship: Transformative Liberalism from Hobbes to Rawls

by Mark E. Button

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ISBN-13: 9780271033822
Publisher: Penn State University Press
Publication date: 10/01/2010
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.78(d)

About the Author

Mark Button is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Utah.

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

1. “Where Justice Is Called a Virtue”: Public Reason and Civic Formation in Thomas Hobbes

2. Compact Before Liberal Constructivism: The Divine Politics of John Locke

3. Governing Subjects and Breeding Citizens: Dilemmas of Public Reasoning and Public Judgment in Locke

4. Rousseau’s Contractarian Republic: The Culture of Constitutional Self-Government

5. John Rawls, Public Reason, and Transformative Liberalism Today

Conclusion: The Politics of Not Settling Down

Bibliography

Index

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