While many anthologies cover ancient and modern classics, Political Philosophy: Classical and Contemporary Readings is the only anthology to cover both modern classics and contemporary works. The issues covered are what seem the burning philosophical issues of our time: the justification of the State; theories of justice; liberty; State neutrality versus moral perfectionism; equality and equal opportunity; the nature and scope of rights; and national sovereignty, patriotism, and World government. Each part begins with an introduction to the problems debated in that part. Each selection is introduced with a biographical sketch of the author and an abstract of the reading, so that students can obtain an orientation to what they are about to read.
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Dr. Louis Pojman is Professor of Philosophy at the United States Military Academy. He has a Ph.D. in Religion and Ethics from Union Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Oxford University. He has been a Fulbright Fellow at the University of Copenhagen and a Rockefeller Fellow at the University of Hamburg. He has taught at Oxford University, the University of Notre Dame, the University of Texas and the University of Mississippi before coming to West Point last year. He has won several Outstanding Teaching Awards and has been the President of the Society for Philosophy of Religion and an Associate Editor for The Encyclopedia of Philosophy. He is the author of more than 25 books and more than 80 articles.
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