4 edition of Authority and the common good in social and political philosophy found in the catalog.
Bibliography: p. 133-139.
|Statement||by S. Iniobong Udoidem.|
|LC Classifications||JC571 .U24 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||139 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||139|
|LC Control Number||87029454|
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Includes an analytical review of the various theories that have been offered in the history of philosophy concerning the nature of authority and of the common good.
The characteristics Authority and the Common Good in Social and Political Philosophy: Iniobong S. Udoidem: : BooksCited by: 5. This book interprets and explores the relationship between authority and the common good. Includes an analytical review of the various theories that have been offered in the history of philosophy concerning the nature of authority and of the common good.
Third, the common good allows for a reconciliation of two apparently conflicting features of political authority: (1) its ultimate role is to promote the good of individuals and (2) it can require the subordination of the good of the individual to the good of the : George Duke. Simon's distinction between a particular good, a common good and the common good are examined.
The dissertation then argues that the common good is instantiated and experienced in a common good, and that the common good serves as a formal end for determining the goodness of any human action. Authority is here shown to be a common good.
Kant’s Social and Political Philosophy (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philoso. The concept of common good occupied a relevant place in the classical social, political and economic philosophy, then lost ground in the modern age, and has recently reappeared, although with different and sometimes confusing Size: KB.
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Summary. Society can only function to the extent that people have interests in common: the end goal of any state is the common good. Rousseau argues that the common good can only be achieved by heeding the general will as expressed by the sovereign. The sovereign is inalienable: it cannot defer its power to someone else.
From the era of the ancient Greek city-states through contemporary political philosophy, the idea of the common good has pointed toward the possibility that certain goods, such as security and justice, can be achieved only through citizenship, collective action, and active participation in the public realm of politics and public service.
Social and Political Philosophy - Science topic Politics, liberty, justice, property, rights, law, and the enforcement of a legal code by authority, or not. Questions (47). Introduction, Purposes and Approaches. Social and political philosophers are concerned with defining and interpreting concepts like justice, freedom, authority and democracy in a modern context as well as in the past.
These two branches of philosophy overlap so much they are usually treated as one area of philosophy. Unique among books of this kind is a sustained treatment of specifically social philosophy, including topics such as epistemic injustice, pornography, marriage, sexuality, and the family.
The relation between such social questions and specifically political topics is by: 4. In philosophy, economics, and political science, the common good (also commonwealth, common weal, general welfare, or public benefit) refers to either what is shared and beneficial for all or most members of a given community, or alternatively, what is achieved by citizenship, collective action, and active participation in the realm of politics and public service.
In The Problem of Political Authority: An Examination of the Right to Coerce and the Duty to Obey (Palgrave Macmillan ), Michael Huemer. Issues in Social and Political Philosophy (PHIL*) Term: Winter Details. What makes a society just or unjust. Does formal political equality (equal citizenship) suffice to make a society just, or is substantive equality in social and economic life also required.
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The common good is an essentially contested concept in contemporary moral and political discussions. Although the notion of the common good has a slightly antique air, especially in the North Atlantic discussion, it has figured prominently in both the sophisticated theoretical accounts of moral and political theory in recent years and also in.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages 22 cm: Contents: The classical philosophy of the modern state: 1. Selections from 'Leviathan: or the matter, form and power of a commonwealth, ecclesiastical and civil' / Thomas Hobbes Selections from 'Two treatises of government' / John Locke Selections from 'A treatise of human nature: being an attempt to.
Political philosophy - Political philosophy - St. Augustine: When Christianity became the predominant creed of the empire under Constantine (converted ) and the sole official religion under Theodosius (–), political philosophy changed profoundly.
Augustine’s City of God (–/), written when the empire was under attack by Germanic tribes, sums up and defines a new. Augustine and Aquinas on Original Sin and the Function of Political Authority Weithman, Paul J., Journal of the History of Philosophy, Vol Number 3, Julythe different values each ascribes to citizens' attachment to the common good.
According to Aquinas, attachment to the common good of political society is.In this book, S. A. Lloyd provides a radical interpretation of Hobbes' laws of nature, revealing them to be not egoistic precepts of personal prudence but rather moral instructions for obtaining the common good.
This account of Hobbes' moral philosophy stands in contrast to Author: S. A. Lloyd. THE COMMON GOOD By Robert B. Reich pp.
Alfred A. Knopf. $ In recent decades, American public discourse has become hollow and shrill. Instead of morally robust debates about the common.