Social and Political Philosophy: A Contemporary Introduction (Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy)

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This accessible and user-friendly text will prove invaluable to any student coming to social and political philosophy for the first time. It provides a broad survey of fundamental social and political questions in modern society, as well as clear, accessible discussions of the philosophical issues central to political thought.
Topics covered include: the foundations of political authority, the nature and grounds of economic justice, the limits of tolerance, considerations of community, race, gender, and culture in questions of justice, and radical critiques of current political theories.

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John Christman is Professor of Philosophy at Pennsylvania State University. He is the author of The Myth of Property (1994) and the editor of The Inner Citadel: Essays on Individual Autonomy (1989).

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"John Christman has a wonderful grasp of the large layout of the field and of the detailed positions within it. He writes with tremendous clarity. It was a joy to read. I can't recommend the book more highly."
-Michael Morgan, Indiana University
""Social and Political Philosophy is an excellent overview of the analytical tradition of the topic and should generate important discussion on the most basic and challenging issues in political philosophy."
-"Dialogue, October 2004

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