For and Against the State: New Philosophical Readings

Rowman & Littlefield (1996)

Abstract

This collection addresses the central issue of political philosophy or, in a couple of cases, issues very close to the heart of that question: Is government justified? This ancient question has never been more alive than at the present time, in the midst of continuing political and social upheaval in virtually every part of the world. Only two of the pieces collected here have been published previously. All the other contributions were, at the time of the inception of the volume, fresh from the pens, or still to emerge from the pens, of their authors.

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John T. Sanders
Rochester Institute of Technology
Jan Narveson
University of Waterloo

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