The Intrinsic Worth of Persons: Contractarianism in Moral and Political Philosophy

Cambridge University Press (2007)
Abstract
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
Keywords Contractarianism (Ethics
Categories (categorize this paper)
Buy the book $3.65 new (97% off)   $4.20 used (87% off)   $21.67 direct from Amazon (31% off)    Amazon page
Call number BJ1500.C65.H36 2007
ISBN(s) 0521673259   9780521856867   0521856868
Options
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history
Request removal from index
Download options
Our Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 26,162
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA
Was Ellen Wronged?Stephen P. Garvey - 2013 - Criminal Law and Philosophy 7 (2):185-216.
Punishment and Reform.Steven Sverdlik - 2014 - Criminal Law and Philosophy 8 (3):619-633.
Care, Oppression, and Marriage.Mara Marin - 2014 - Hypatia 29 (2):337-354.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Monthly downloads

Added to index

2009-01-28

Total downloads

153 ( #29,458 of 2,152,527 )

Recent downloads (6 months)

7 ( #104,841 of 2,152,527 )

How can I increase my downloads?

My notes
Sign in to use this feature


Discussion
Order:
There  are no threads in this forum
Nothing in this forum yet.

Other forums