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The Resource Tyranny and legitimacy: a critique of political theories, by James S. Fishkin

Tyranny and legitimacy: a critique of political theories, by James S. Fishkin

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Tyranny and legitimacy: a critique of political theories
Title
Tyranny and legitimacy: a critique of political theories
Statement of responsibility
by James S. Fishkin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Expanded and rev. version of the author's contribution to the fifth volume of Philosophy, politics, and society. Includes bibliographical references and index
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Fishkin, James S
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Political ethics
  • Legitimacy of governments
  • Despotism
  • Social choice
Label
Tyranny and legitimacy: a critique of political theories, by James S. Fishkin
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
Part one: a principle of nontyranny -- Introduction -- The problem of tyranny -- The dilemma of real interests -- Life plans and essential interests -- Subsistence needs and life chances -- Causality, risk, and alternative policies -- The critique of ultimate criteria -- Part two: tyranny and alternative principles -- Procedural principles -- Absolute rights theories -- Structural principles -- More on structural principles: the compensation tests and cost-benefit analysis -- Part three: justifying nontyranny -- Fairness and nontyranny -- A critique of the Rawlsian alternative -- Conclusion
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 158 pages
Isbn
9780801822063
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Tyranny and legitimacy: a critique of political theories, by James S. Fishkin
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
Part one: a principle of nontyranny -- Introduction -- The problem of tyranny -- The dilemma of real interests -- Life plans and essential interests -- Subsistence needs and life chances -- Causality, risk, and alternative policies -- The critique of ultimate criteria -- Part two: tyranny and alternative principles -- Procedural principles -- Absolute rights theories -- Structural principles -- More on structural principles: the compensation tests and cost-benefit analysis -- Part three: justifying nontyranny -- Fairness and nontyranny -- A critique of the Rawlsian alternative -- Conclusion
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 158 pages
Isbn
9780801822063
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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