Social and Political Philosophy by James P. Sterba
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Social and Political Philosophy
By James P. Sterba

Social and Political Philosophy

Contemporary Perspectives

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Social and Political Philosophy by James P. Sterba

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Social and Political Philosophy introduces some of the most important topics in contemporary political philosophy and questions whether these can be accommodated within the framework of liberal theory. It consists of specially written essays by prominent figures in social and political philosophy. Each essay carefully considers both the theoretical and practical problems of a major topic. Traditional perspectives are balanced with new challenges. Topics include: * Moral Methodology * Libertarianism * Socialism * Lesbian and Gay Perspectives * Feminism * Racial and Multicultural Perspectives * Rationality * Welfare Liberalism * Environmentalism * Virtue Ethics and Community * Just War Theory and Pacifism * Civil Disobedience.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415217965
ISBN-10: 0415217962
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 27mm)
Pages: 496
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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