Debates in Contemporary Political Philosophy An Anthology by D. Matravers

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 25 cm: Contents: Methodological individualism / Steven Lukes --Marxism, functionalism, and game theory: a case for methodological individualism / Jon Elster --Reply to Elster on "Marxism, functionalism, and game theory" / G.A.

Cohen --Marxism and. Political philosophy, also known as political theory, is the study of topics such as politics, liberty, justice, property, rights, law, and the enforcement of laws by authority: what they are, if they are needed, what makes a government legitimate, what rights and freedoms it should protect, what form it should take, what the law is, and what duties citizens owe to a legitimate.

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Open Court does not publish poetry or. the papers in the ongoing debate, and further reading sections feature at the end of each part. Debates in Contemporary Political Philosophy will be an essential resource for any student studying a course in political philosophy.

Derek Matravers is Senior Lecturer at the Open University. He is the author of Art and Emotions(). The ancient political debate between Plato and Aristotle is important to modern political philosophy as it is the basis of modern political theories.

The data for paper are taken from the books Author: Ylber Aliu. Plato suggests, in his Theaetetus (a) and Meno (97a–98b), that "knowledge" may be defined as justified true belief.

For over two millennia, this definition of knowledge has been reinforced and accepted by subsequent philosophers. An item of information's justifiability, truth, and belief have been seen as the necessary and sufficient conditions for knowledge.

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John Marenbon is a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge and teaches the History of Philosophy. His books include Early Medieval Philosophy (): An Introduction, and Later Medieval Author: Guardian Staff. critical significance to understanding African philosophy.

The specific con-cept of narrative in African philosophy and its value for cross-cultural understanding will surface often and be developed in several ways through-out the book. What is here called cross-cultural understanding is itself a kind of compara. Get this from a library!

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Broadly, however, one may characterize as political all those practices and institutions that are concerned with government.

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