社会・政治哲学:現代的入門<br>Social and Political Philosophy : A Contemporary Introduction (Routledge Contemporary Introductions Tophilosophy)

社会・政治哲学:現代的入門
Social and Political Philosophy : A Contemporary Introduction (Routledge Contemporary Introductions Tophilosophy)

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  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780415217989
  • DDC分類 320.01

基本説明

Topics covered include: the foundations of political authority, the limits of tolerance, considerations of community, race, gender, and culture in questions of justice.

Full Description


This accessible and user-friendly text will prove invaluable 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 philosophical issues central to political thought.Topics covered include: the foundations of political authority, the nature and grounds of economic justice, the limits of tolerance, considerations of community, race, gender, and culture in questions of justice, and radical critiques of current political theories.

Table of Contents

Preface                                            xi
Acknowledgements xiii
Introduction 1 (22)
The liberal democratic paradigm 6 (3)
Preliminaries I: Method 9 (5)
Preliminaries II: Moral theory and 14 (3)
political philosophy
Structure of the book 17 (4)
Chapter summary 21 (1)
Notes on further reading 22 (1)
PART I: BASIC ISSUES WITHIN THE LIBERAL PARADIGM 23 (100)
The Problem of Political Authority 25 (35)
The social contract tradition 26 (2)
Hobbes's social contract: Mechanism, 28 (13)
egoism, and rationality
Locke: Reason, morality, and freedom 41 (7)
Lessons from Rousseau and Kant 48 (4)
From consent to legitimacy 52 (4)
Chapter summary 56 (2)
Case to consider 58 (1)
Notes on further reading 58 (2)
Distributive Justice 60 (34)
Distributive justice and equality 61 (4)
Libertarianism 65 (9)
Rawlsian distributive justice 74 (6)
Varieties of egalitarianism 80 (7)
From equality to the welfare state 87 (3)
Chapter summary 90 (2)
Case to consider 92 (1)
Notes on further reading 93 (1)
Toleration, Pluralism, and the Foundations of 94 (29)
Liberalism
The canons of liberalism 94 (9)
The perfectionist challenge 103 (5)
Utilitarian liberalism: Perfectionism in 108 (3)
disguise?
The response of political liberalism 111 (6)
Liberalism, public discourse, and democracy 117 (2)
Chapter summary 119 (2)
Case to consider 121 (1)
Notes on further reading 121 (2)
PART II: CRITIQUE OF THE LIBERAL PARADIGM: 123 (93)
CHALLENGES AND DEPARTURES
Conservatism, Communitarianism, and the 125 (27)
Social Conception of the Self
Conservatism 126 (4)
Communitarianism 130 (15)
Liberalism, freedom, and culture 145 (3)
Chapter summary 148 (1)
Case to consider 149 (1)
Notes on further reading 150 (2)
Race, Gender, and the Politics of Identity 152 (33)
Ideal theory and ongoing injustice 153 (4)
Critical race theory 157 (6)
Gender, sex, and the challenge of feminism 163 (16)
Identity, injustice, and democracy 179 (1)
Chapter summary 180 (3)
Case to consider 183 (1)
Notes on further reading 184 (1)
Radical Critique: Marxism and Post Modernism 185 (31)
The legacy of Marx and Marxism 186 (13)
Post-modern departures 199 (8)
Epilogue: The hope of liberalism 207 (5)
Chapter summary 212 (1)
Case to consider 213 (1)
Notes on further reading 214 (2)
Notes 216 (14)
Bibliography 230 (15)
Index 245