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Description - The Intrinsic Worth of Persons by Jean Hampton

Contractarianism in some form has been at the center of recent debates in moral and political philosophy. Jean Hampton was one of the most gifted philosophers involved in these debates and provided both important criticisms of prominent contractarian theories plus powerful defenses and applications of the core ideas of contractarianism. In these essays, she brought her distinctive approach, animated by concern for the intrinsic worth of persons, to bear on topics such as guilt, punishment, self-respect, family relations, and the maintenance and justification of the state. Edited by Daniel Farnham, this collection is an essential contribution to understanding the problems and prospectus of contractarianism in moral, legal and political philosophy.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521856867
ISBN-10: 0521856868
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 158mm x 18mm)
Pages: 238
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jean Hampton

Jean Hampton completed her PhD under the direction of John Rawls at Harvard University. She was a Harvard Knox Fellow at Cambridge University, Pew Evangelical Scholar, and a distinguished visiting lecturer at Dalhousie University, University of Notre Dame, Pomona College, and Bristol University. She taught at several American institutions, most recently the University of Arizona, where she was a professor of philosophy at the time of her death in 1996. Her last book, The Authority of Reason, was published posthumously in 1998.

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