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    Political Obligations.George Klosko - 2005 - Oxford University Press.
    This is the first in-depth study of popular attitudes towards political obligations and how these are viewed by the state. Leading political theorist George Klosko provides a full defense of a theory of political obligation based on the principle of fairness, which is widely viewed as the strongest theory of obligation currently available. This theory is then extended into a developed 'multiple principle' theory of obligation.
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    Rawls, Weithman, and the Stability of Liberal Democracy.George Klosko - 2015 - Res Publica 21 (3):235-249.
  3. Perfectionism and Neutrality: Essays in Liberal Theory.Bruce Ackerman, Richard J. Arneson, Ronald W. Dworkin, Gerald F. Gaus, Kent Greenawalt, Vinit Haksar, Thomas Hurka, George Klosko, Charles Larmore, Stephen Macedo, Thomas Nagel, John Rawls, Joseph Raz & George Sher - 2003 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    Editors provide a substantive introduction to the history and theories of perfectionism and neutrality, expertly contextualizing the essays and making the collection accessible.
     
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    The Principle of Fairness and Political Obligation.George Klosko - 1987 - Ethics 97 (2):353-362.
    In this now-classic work, he clearly and systematically formulates what others thought impossible_a principle of fairness that specifies a set of conditions which grounds existing political obligations and bridges the gap between the abstract accounts of political principles and the actual beliefs of political actors. Brought up-to-date with a new introduction, this new edition will be of great interest to all interested in political thought.
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    Democratic Procedures and Liberal Consensus.George Klosko - 2000 - Oxford University Press.
    In this ground-breaking study, George Klosko combines a theoretical discussion of liberalism with an empirical analysis of the conditions under which people give their support to liberal democratic regimes and regard policies as legitimate.
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    Democratic Authority and Respect for the Law.Harrison Frye & George Klosko - 2017 - Law and Philosophy 36 (1):1-23.
    In recent years, scholars have argued that democratic provenance of law establishes moral requirements to obey it. We argue against this view, claiming that, rather than establishing moral requirements to obey the law, democratic provenance grounds only requirements to respect it. Establishing what we view as this more plausible account makes clear not only exactly what democracy itself contributes to requirements to obey the law but also important difficulties proponents of democratic authority must overcome in order successfully to make their (...)
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    The Principle of Fairness and Political Obligation.George Klosko - 2004 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    In this now-classic work, he clearly and systematically formulates what others thought impossible_a principle of fairness that specifies a set of conditions which grounds existing political obligations and bridges the gap between the abstract accounts of political principles and the actual beliefs of political actors. Brought up-to-date with a new introduction, this new edition will be of great interest to all interested in political thought.
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  8. 10. Jacob Levy, The Multiculturalism of Fear Jacob Levy, The Multiculturalism of Fear (Pp. 891-895).Roger Crisp, Larry S. Temkin, Robert Sugden, Robert N. Johnson, George Klosko & Paul Hurley - 2003 - Ethics 113 (4).
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    Book Review: Why Plato Wrote. [REVIEW]George Klosko - 2013 - Political Theory 41 (2):343-346.
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    Presumptive Benefit, Fairness, and Political Obligation.George Klosko - 1987 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 16 (3):241-259.
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    The Pseudo-Platonic Seventh Letter.George Klosko - 2016 - British Journal for the History of Philosophy 24 (4):780-784.
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    Political Obligation and the Natural Duties of Justice.George Klosko - 1994 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 23 (3):251-270.
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    Duties to Assist Others and Political Obligations.George Klosko - 2004 - Politics, Philosophy and Economics 3 (2):143-159.
    In response to recent criticisms of traditional theories of political obligation, scholars have advanced moral reasons for complying with the law that focus on natural duties to assist other people who are in need. In discussions of political obligation, these ‘rescue principles’ are presented as alternatives to traditional principles. I argue that theories of political obligation based on rescue principles are not able to fulfill the role theorists assign them. If the underlying assumptions of rescue theories are uncovered, they can (...)
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    Samaritanism and Political Obligation: A Response to Christopher Wellman's “Liberal Theory of Political Obligation”.George Klosko - 2003 - Ethics 113 (4):835-840.
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    The Development of Plato's Political Theory.George Klosko - 2006 - Oxford University Press.
    Like the first edition, this edition of The Development of Plato's Political Theory provides a clear, scholarly account of Plato's political theory in the context of the social and political events of his time. This second edition has been thoroughly revised to take into account scholarly developments during the last twenty years.
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    Popper's Plato: An Assessment.George Klosko - 1996 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 26 (4):509-527.
    The author examines Karl Popper's contribution to the study of Plato in The Open Society and Its Enemies. Assessment of Popper's claims that Plato is a totalitarian, a historicist, and a racist confirms what has become the general opinion of the work, that it played a major role in changing perceptions of Plato's political theory, in spite of significant problems with many of Popper's claims and the evidence he uses to support them.
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    Rawls's Public Reason and American Society.George Klosko - 2009 - In Shaun Young (ed.), Reflections on Rawls: An Assessment of His Legacy. Ashgate. pp. 23.
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    Plato and the Morality of Fallacy.George Klosko - forthcoming - American Journal of Philology.
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    The Principle of Fairness and Political Obligation.George Klosko - 2003 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    In this now-classic work, he clearly and systematically formulates what others thought impossible_a principle of fairness that specifies a set of conditions which grounds existing political obligations and bridges the gap between the abstract accounts of political principles and the actual beliefs of political actors. Brought up-to-date with a new introduction, this new edition will be of great interest to all interested in political thought.
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    Four Arguments Against Political Obligations From Gratitude.George Klosko - 1991 - Public Affairs Quarterly 5 (1):33-48.
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    Political Obligation and Gratitude.George Klosko - 1989 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 18 (4):352-358.
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    Parfit's Moral Arithmetic and the Obligation to Obey the Law.George Klosko - 1990 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 20 (2):191 - 213.
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    The Natural Basis of Political Obligation.George Klosko - 2001 - Social Philosophy and Policy 18 (1):93-114.
    Though questions of political obligation have long been central to liberal political theory, discussion has generally focused on voluntaristic aspects of the individual's relationship to the state, as opposed to other factors through which the state is able to ground compliance with its laws. The individual has been conceptualized as naturally without political ties, whether or not formally in a state of nature, and questions of political obligation have centered on accounting for political bonds.Footnotes* For helpful comments on and discussion (...)
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  24. Jacobins and Utopians: The Political Theory of Fundamental Moral Reform.George Klosko - 2006 - Philosophy 81 (318):690-694.
     
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  25. Politics and Method in Plato's Political Theory.George Klosko - 2006 - Polis 23 (2):328-349.
    For much of the past century, Barker and other scholars took Plato seriously as a political actor, and so considered his political activities and those of the school he founded in interpreting his political works. As a result, these scholars viewed the Republic and Laws as bearing on practical politics, perhaps as blueprints for intended political reform. Although I do not argue for the strong thesis that the works should be accepted as blueprints, I believe they should be read against (...)
     
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    Review: Michael Huemer, The Problem of Political Authority: An Examination of the Right to Coerce and the Duty to Obey. [REVIEW]George Klosko - forthcoming - Philosophical Explorations.
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    The "Rule" of Reason in Plato's Psychology.George Klosko - 1988 - History of Philosophy Quarterly 5 (4):341 - 356.
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    Toward a Consistent Interpretation of the Protagoras.George Klosko - 1979 - Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 61 (2):125-142.
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    The Technical Conception of Virtue.George Klosko - 1981 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 19 (1):95-102.
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    Stability: Political and Conception: A Response to Professor Weithman.George Klosko - 2015 - Res Publica 21 (3):265-272.
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  31. Thucydides and Hobbes's State of Nature'.George Klosko & Daryl Rice - 1985 - History of Political Thought 6 (3):405.
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    (M.) Blitz, Plato's Political Philosophy. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010. Pp. Vii + 336. $60. 9780801897658. [REVIEW]George Klosko - 2012 - Journal of Hellenic Studies 132:267-268.
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    Huemer, Michael.The Problem of Political Authority: An Examination of the Right to Coerce and the Duty to Obey.New York: Macmillan, 2013. Pp. 365. $110.00 ; $38.00. [REVIEW]George Klosko - 2014 - Ethics 124 (2):412-417.
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    Plato's Political Philosophy.George Klosko - 2012 - In Gerald F. Gaus & Fred D'Agostino (eds.), The Routledge Companion to Social and Political Philosophy. Routledge. pp. 3.
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    Contemporary Anglo--American Political Philosophy.George Klosko - 2011 - In The Oxford Handbook of the History of Political Philosophy. Oxford University Press. pp. 456.
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    Socrates on Goods and Happiness.George Klosko - 1987 - History of Philosophy Quarterly 4 (3):251 - 264.
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    Commentary: Liberal Toleration, Recognition, and Same-Sex Marriage: A Response to Richard H. Dees and Anna.Elisabetta Galeotti & George Klosko - 2008 - In Russel Hardin, Ingrid Crepell & Stephen Macedo (eds.), Toleration on Trial. Lexington Books. pp. 135.
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    An Empirical Approach to Political Liberalism.George Klosko - 2004 - In Shaun Young (ed.), Political Liberalism: Variations on a Theme. State Uiversity of New York Press. pp. 129--148.
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    Political Obligation and Military Service in Three Countries.George Klosko, Michael Keren & Stacy Nyikos - 2003 - Politics, Philosophy and Economics 2 (1):37-62.
    University of Calgary, Canada and Tel Aviv University, Israel mkeren{at}ucalgary.ca ' + u + '@' + d + ' '//--> Stacy Nyikos University of Tulsa, USA stacy-nyikos{at}utulsa.edu ' + u + '@' + d + ' '//--> Although questions of political obligation have been much discussed by scholars, little attention has been paid to moral reasons advanced by actual states to justify the compliance of their subjects. We examine the `self-image of the state' through Supreme Court decisions in the USA, (...)
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    A Response to Richard H. Dees and Anna Elisabetta Galeotti.George Klosko - 2008 - In Russel Hardin, Ingrid Crepell & Stephen Macedo (eds.), Toleration on Trial. Lexington Books. pp. 135.
  41. The Duty to Obey the Law: Selected Philosophical Readings.Leslie Green, Kent Greenawalt, Nancy J. Hirschmann, George Klosko, Mark C. Murphy, John Rawls, Joseph Raz, Rolf Sartorius, A. John Simmons, M. B. E. Smith, Philip Soper, Jeremy Waldron, Richard A. Wasserstrom & Robert Paul Wolff - 1998 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    The question 'Why should I obey the law?' introduces a contemporary puzzle that is as old as philosophy itself. The puzzle is especially troublesome if we think of cases in which breaking the law is not otherwise wrongful, and in which the chances of getting caught are negligible. Philosophers from Socrates to H.L.A. Hart have struggled to give reasoned support to the idea that we do have a general moral duty to obey the law but, more recently, the greater number (...)
     
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  42. Justice Is Conflict.Stuart Hampshire, George Klosko, John Tomasi & Ross Zucker - 2003 - Political Theory 31 (4):589-601.
     
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  43. Contemporary Political Philosophy: Anglo-American.George Klosko - 2011 - In The Oxford Handbook of the History of Political Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
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  44. Demotike-Arete in The'republic'.George Klosko - 1982 - History of Political Thought 3 (3):363-381.
     
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  45. Democratic Procedures and Liberal Consensus.George Klosko - 2000 - Philosophy 75 (294):622-626.
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  46. History of Political Theory: An Introduction: Volume Ii: Modern.George Klosko - 2013 - Oxford University Press.
    History of Political Theory: An Introduction is an engaging introduction to the main figures in the history of Western Political Theory and their most important works. The second volume traces the origin and development of liberal political theory, and so the foundations for contemporary views.
     
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    History of Political Theory: An Introduction: Volume I: Ancient and Medieval.George Klosko - 2012 - Oxford University Press.
    History of Political Theory: An Introduction is an engaging introduction to the main figures in the history of Western Political Theory and their most important works. The first volume traces the development of political theory "from the beginning" in ancient Greece through to the Reformation.
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  48. Liberalism and Pluralism. [REVIEW]George Klosko - 1996 - Social Theory and Practice 22 (2):251-269.
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  49. Multiple Principles of Political Obligation.George Klosko - 2004 - Philosophy Today 32 (6):801-824.
    Scholars who doubt the existence of general political obligations typically criticize and reject theories of obligation based on individual moral principles, for example, consent, fairness, or a natural duty of justice. Astronger position can result fromcombining different principles in a single theory. I develop a multiprinciple theory of political obligation, based on the principle of fairness, a natural duty of justice, and what I call the “common good” principle. The three principles interact in three main ways: “cumulation,” combining the separate (...)
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  50. Persuasion and Moral Reform in Plato and Aristotle.George Klosko - 1993 - Revue Internationale de Philosophie 47 (184):31-49.
     
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