social and political philosophy

Book Title : Social and Political Philosophy
Author : Andrea Veltman
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date : 2008
Pages : 487
ISBN : UOM:39015078790766
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Social and Political Philosophy: Classic and Contemporary Readings is a comprehensive reader that offers a carefully balanced perspective of modern-day social and political philosophy, and the ways in which classic thought has shaped it. Editor Andrea Veltman seamlessly integrates the work of contemporary philosophers, Canadian scholarship, and feminist perspectives with some of the most valued readings in political thought. Suited to both one- and two-semester courses, Social and Political Philosophy is a uniquely Canadian text that brings fresh insight into many of the issues facing today's society. Pedagogical features, including biographical sketches, recommended readings, and end-of-chapter review questions engage readers, and helps students foster important connections between the past and present.

Book Title : Readings in Social Political Philosophy
Author : F. A. Adeigbo
Publisher :
Release Date : 1991
Pages : 191
ISBN : PSU:000023268821
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : Social and Political Philosophy
Author : John Christman
Publisher : Routledge
Release Date : 2017-10-02
Pages : 282
ISBN : 9781317435983
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This accessible book is invaluable to anyone coming to social and political philosophy for the first time. It provides a broad survey of key social and political questions in modern society, as well as clear discussions of the philosophical issues central to those questions and to political thought more generally. Unique among books of this kind is a sustained treatment of specifically social philosophy, including topics such as epistemic injustice, pornography, marriage, sexuality, and the family. The relation between such social questions and specifically political topics is discussed. These topics include: political authority, economic justice, the limits of tolerance, considerations of community, race, gender, and culture in questions of justice, and radical critiques of current political theories.? Updates to the Second Edition emphasize the non-statist areas of the subject and include two brand new chapters on social philosophy and transnational justice. This Second Edition also includes revisions throughout and coverage of recent theoretical discussions and world events.

Book Title : Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy
Author : Jeje Kolawole Omotehinse
Publisher :
Release Date : 2000
Pages : 157
ISBN : 9780473211
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Book Title : Readings in Social and Political Philosophy
Author : Robert M. Stewart
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date : 1996
Pages : 454
ISBN : 0195095189
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Anthology of essays on social and political thought with a focus on modern Western political thought

Book Title : Social and Political Philosophy
Author : John Philip Christman
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release Date : 2002
Pages : 248
ISBN : 0415217989
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Western democracy as we know it has developed out of a liberal paradigm that has dominated political thought and permeates our modern social structures. As societies evolve and diverge underlying social and political frameworks come under scrutiny and philosophical questions arise. Indeed, the nature of society is perhaps the most important issue facing modern political thought. Social and Political Philosophy: A Contemporary Introduction offers a broad survey of some of the fundamental philosophical questions concerning social and political relations in modern society. It contains clear and accessible discussions of the philosophical issues central to political thought. Questions concerning 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 are examined. This text should be of value to any student coming to social and political philosophy for the first time.

Book Title : Applied Social and Political Philosophy
Author :
Publisher : Pearson College Division
Release Date : 1994
Pages : 552
ISBN : 0138164487
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This book surveys the main theories of applied social and political philosophy and those theories to contemporary social/political issues of race, gender, war, peace, and ethnicity.

Book Title : Essays in social and political philosophy
Author : Krishna Roy
Publisher :
Release Date : 1989
Pages : 691
ISBN : UOM:39015020788298
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Book Title : The Routledge Companion to Social and Political Philosophy
Author : Gerald F. Gaus
Publisher : Routledge
Release Date : 2013
Pages : 841
ISBN : 9780415874564
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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The Routledge Companion to Social and Political Philosophy is a comprehensive, definitive reference work, providing an up-to-date survey of the field, charting its history and key figures and movements, and addressing enduring questions as well as contemporary research. Features unique to the Companion are: an extensive coverage of the history of social and political thought, including separate chapters on the development of political thought in the Islamic world, India, and China as well in modern Germany, France, and Britain a focus on the core concepts and the normative foundations of social and political theory a seven-chapter section devoted exclusively to distributive justice, the central issue of political philosophy since Rawls' Theory of Justice extensive coverage of global justice and international issues, which recently have emerged as vital topics an eight-chapter section on issues in social and political philosophy. The Companion is divided into eight thematic sections: The History of Social and Political Theory; Political Theories and Ideologies; Normative Foundations; The National State and Beyond; Distributive Justice; Political Concepts; Concepts and Methods in Social Philosophy; Issues in Social and Political Philosophy. Comprised of sixty-nine newly commissioned essays by leading scholars from throughout the world, The Routledge Companion to Social and Political Philosophy is the most comprehensive and authoritative resource in social and political philosophy for students and scholars.

Book Title : Social and Political Philosophy
Author : James P. Sterba
Publisher : Routledge
Release Date : 2002-11-01
Pages : 496
ISBN : 9781134602452
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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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.