Contemporary Political Philosophy: An Introduction

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Clarendon Press, 1990 - Poetry - 321 pages
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This incisive overview provides a lucid introduction to the major schools of thought which dominate contemporary debates in political philosophy. Offering a critical appraisal of utilitarianism, liberal equality, libertarianism, Marxism, communitarianism, and feminism, Kymlicka argues that these philosophies can best be viewed as various interpretations of the principal that all people should be treated as equals.

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The author starts by explaining why equality and ethics are the key parts of modern political philosophy. He then presents utilitarianism as the historical source and counterpoint of most modern ... Read full review

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Unjust philosophies of Justice, Will Kymlica is a demanding read because he has fanatical attention to detail. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Liberal Equality
50
Libertarianism
95
Copyright

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