For and Against the State: New Philosophical Readings

For and Against the State New Philosophical Readings Is government justified This perennial question is central to political philosophy and has never been alive than at the present time in the midst of continuing political and social upheaval worldwide

  • Title: For and Against the State: New Philosophical Readings
  • Author: John T. Narveson,Jan Sanders
  • ISBN: 9780847681655
  • Page: 480
  • Format: Paperback
  • Is government justified This perennial question is central to political philosophy and has never been alive than at the present time, in the midst of continuing political and social upheaval worldwide This collection of new essays by thirteen philosophers addresses questions of political authority in light of recent work in political theory Whether supporters or crIs government justified This perennial question is central to political philosophy and has never been alive than at the present time, in the midst of continuing political and social upheaval worldwide This collection of new essays by thirteen philosophers addresses questions of political authority in light of recent work in political theory Whether supporters or critics of the state, the authors make their arguments using up to date analytical tools, such as game and decision theory, and the hindsight provided by modern history For and Against the State will be an important collection for students of philosophy, politics, economics, and history.

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    1. Really disappointing set of essays. Some of the essays were just uninspired (yay, another explication of the Prisoner's Dilemma), and a few were embarrassingly poorly argued. Many of those that were poorly argued were on the pro "market anarchism" camp. I'm no market anarchist, but I refuse to believe that this set of essays constitutes anywhere close to the most rigorous defense of that position. There are two clear positives from this work, so far as I'm concerned. First, some (SOME) of the ga [...]

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