Morality and Sovereignty in the Philosophy of Hobbes

Morality and Sovereignty in the Philosophy of Hobbes

by George Shelton

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ISBN-13: 9781349223213
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/14/2014
Edition description: 1st ed. 1992
Pages: 324
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface - Note on References - Human Nature - The State of Nature and Natural Law - The Laws of Nature and Morality - Morality as Reciprocity - The Social Contract and the Golden Rule in Practice - Morality and Objectivity - The Nature of Hobbesian Morality - Hobbes and Kant - Contract Theory Today - Reason and Moral Relativity - Contract and the Commonwealth - Sovereign and Subject - Democracy and the Right of Revolution - The Nature of Sovereignty - Sovereignty and Constitutional Rights - Notes - Index

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