This volume is the most up-to-date collection of essays on the nature of the individual self and its relationship to society. It raises such questions such as: can we understand human behavior without considering social and cultural attachments held by individuals? Can or should the State promote an idea of the good? Contributors include Ronald Dworkin, David Gauthier, Amy Gutmann, Will Kymlicka, John Rawls, Robert Nozick, and Michael Sandel.
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Shlomo Avineri and Avner De-Shalit are both at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.Review:
`This is an excellent collection essential for any modern Political Thought course.'
Dr P.J. Kelly, University College, Swansea
`The book ... succeeds in its intention of providing a valuable teaching resource.'
`Brings together key texts in an accessible, reasonably priced, collection.'
J.H. Kaler, University of Plymouth
`A very student-friendly, highly readable book which offers complex concepts in a comprehensible manner.'
Dr S. Stitt, John Moores University
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Descripción Oxford University Press, United Kingdom, 1992. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. New.. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. In the last decade much contemporary political and moral thought has been devoted to the debate between communitarianism and individualism. While individualists advocate the notions of rights, neutrality, and impartiality, and see society as a voluntary association for mutual advantage, communitarians argue that individuals are never detached from their society, culture, and history and that if they are to be properly understood they must first be examined in these contexts. Moreover communitarians claim that individualism makes it impossible to achieve a genuine community which can offer its members a just distribution of goods and morally meaningful life. The essays collected in this volume reflect the many facets of this debate and examine its implications for the political arena. They cover a wide spectrum of thought and opinion and include work by Ronald Dworkin, Marilyn Friedman, David Gauthier, Amy Gutmann, Will Kymlicka, Alasdair MacIntyre, David Miller, Robert Nozick, John Rawls, Michael Sandel, Charles Taylor, and Michael Walzer. Nº de ref. de la librería BTE9780198780281
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