Description - Social and Political Philosophy by James P. Sterba
Virtually all of us become involved from time to time in disputes about justice. The question is how to resolve them in a reasonable way. Social and Political Philosophy introduces and explores the central questions of social and political philosophy from opposing perspectives. Each essay has been accessibly written by a philosopher at the forefront of the field, advancing the discussion in ways that are of interest to [professional philosophers and students alike. Traditional perspectives are balanced with new challenges that have emerged. The book concludes with an attempt to respond to and reconcile a number of the arguments presented in the essays. Topics covered include: * Moral methodology * Libertarianism * Socialism * Lesbian and gay perspectives * Ferminism * Racial and multicultural persepctives * Rationality * Welfare liberalism * Environmentalism * Viurtue ethics and community * Just war theory and pacifism * Civil disobedience Social and Political Philosophy is an excellent collection that focuses and reinvigorates discussion on the central questions of social and political philosophy.
Michael Boylan, Claudia Card, Chung-Ying Cheng, Eva Browning Cole, John Corvino, John Deigh, Bernard Gert, Alan Gewirth, Carol Gould, Robert Holmes Alison Jaggar, Eva Kittay, Tibor Machan, Charles
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