Autonomy and the Challenges to Liberalism
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Autonomy and the Challenges to Liberalism by John Christman
Book DescriptionIn recent years the concepts of individual autonomy and political liberalism have been the subjects of intense debate, but these discussions have occurred largely within separate academic disciplines. Autonomy and the Challenges to Liberalism contains essays devoted to foundational questions regarding both the notion of the autonomous self and the nature and justification of liberalism. Written by leading figures in moral, legal and political theory, the volume covers inter alia the following topics: the nature of the self and its relation to autonomy, the social dimensions of autonomy and the political dynamics of respect and recognition, and the concept of autonomy underlying the principles of liberalism.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521839518
(228mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 7-Feb-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author John Christman
Politics of Persons, Paperback (May 2011)
This book presents a model of individual autonomy and provides a foundation for principles of justice for complex democracies.
Autonomy and the Challenges to Liberalism, Paperback (August 2009)
Essays on foundational questions about autonomy and liberalism.
Contemporary Debates in Political Philosophy, Hardback (April 2009)
This collection of 24 essays, written by eminent philosophers and political theorists, brings together fresh debates on some of the most fundamental questions in contemporary political philosophy, including human rights, equality, constitutionalism, the value of democracy, identity and political neutrality.
Social and Political Philosophy, Paperback (May 2002)» View all books by John Christman
This text should be useful to any student coming to social and political philosophy for the first time. It provides a broad survey of fundamental social and political questions in modern society, as well as clear, accessible discussions of the philosophophical issues central to political thought.
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Author Biography - John Christman
John Christman is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Political Science at Pennsylvania State University. Joel Anderson is Research Lecturer in Philosophical Anthropology, Department of Philosophy, at the University of Utrecht, The Netherlands.
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