An Introduction to Political Philosophy provides and introduction to the subject, combining clarity and a conversational style with a thought-provoking account of the central questions of the discipline. The text explores the subject through a series of enduring and timeless questions, jumping centuries and millennia to explore the most influential answers and demonstrate the relevance of political philosophy for an understanding of contemporary issues. This new edition has been updated to include the on-going developments in multiculturalism and global justice, as well as in human rights and deliberative democracy.
Keywords:political philosophy, multiculturalism, global justice, human rights, deliberative democracy
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- 1. The state of nature
- 2. Justifying the State
- 3. Who Should Rule?
- 4. The Place of Liberty
- 5. The Distribution of Property
- 6. Justice for Everyone, Everywhere?