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The social contract from Hobbes to Rawls

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The social contract from Hobbes to Rawls
Title
The social contract from Hobbes to Rawls
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Leading scholars from Britain and America survey the history of contractarian thought and the major debates in political theory which surround the notion of social contract. This work aims to be a comprehensive introduction within a broad theoretical framework
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UkLiU
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1951-
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  • Boucher, David
  • Kelly, P. J.
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Social contract
Label
The social contract from Hobbes to Rawls
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The social contract and its critics: an overview / David Boucher and Paul Kelly -- Hobbes's contractarianism: a comparative analysis / Murray Forsyth -- John Locke: social contract versus political anthropology / Jeremy Waldron -- Locke's contract in context / Martyn P. Thompson -- History, reason and experience: Hume's arguments against contract theories / Dario Castiglione -- Rousseau, social contract and the modern Leviathan / Jeremy Jennings -- Kant on the social contract / Howard Williams -- Hegel's critique of the theory of social contract / Bruce Haddock -- Marx against the social contract / Lawrence Wilde -- Contractarianism and international political theory / John Charvet -- Women, gender and contract: feminist interpretations / Diana Coole -- Gauthier's contractarian morality / Margaret Moore -- Justifying 'justice': contractarianism, communitarianism and the foundations of contemporary liberalism / Paul Kelly -- Economic justice: contractarianism and Rawls's difference principle / Rex Martin
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 276 pages
Isbn
9780415108461
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The social contract from Hobbes to Rawls
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The social contract and its critics: an overview / David Boucher and Paul Kelly -- Hobbes's contractarianism: a comparative analysis / Murray Forsyth -- John Locke: social contract versus political anthropology / Jeremy Waldron -- Locke's contract in context / Martyn P. Thompson -- History, reason and experience: Hume's arguments against contract theories / Dario Castiglione -- Rousseau, social contract and the modern Leviathan / Jeremy Jennings -- Kant on the social contract / Howard Williams -- Hegel's critique of the theory of social contract / Bruce Haddock -- Marx against the social contract / Lawrence Wilde -- Contractarianism and international political theory / John Charvet -- Women, gender and contract: feminist interpretations / Diana Coole -- Gauthier's contractarian morality / Margaret Moore -- Justifying 'justice': contractarianism, communitarianism and the foundations of contemporary liberalism / Paul Kelly -- Economic justice: contractarianism and Rawls's difference principle / Rex Martin
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 276 pages
Isbn
9780415108461
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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