A Companion to Contemporary Political Philosophy

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Robert E. Goodin, Philip Pettit, Thomas W. Pogge
Wiley, Jan 30, 1996 - 704 pages
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An essential reference for anyone interested in this dynamic field, the new edition of A Companion to Contemporary Political Philosophy is the most current and comprehensive resource available.
  • Expanded second edition brings together fifty-five chapters on current thinking in political philosophy
  • New contributors include some of today’s most distinguished scholars, among them Thomas Pogge, Charles Beitz, Michael Doyle and Antony Quinton
  • Provides in-depth coverage of contemporary philosophical debate in all major disciplines
  • Presents analysis of key political ideologies, including new chapters on Cosmopolitanism and Fundamentalism
  • Includes detailed discussions of major concepts in political philosophy, including virtue, power, human rights, and just war

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About the author (1996)

Robert Goodin is a Distinguished Professor jointly of Philosophy and of Social & Political Theory in the Research School of Social Sciences and a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy. General Editor of a 10-volume series of Oxford Handbooks of Political Science and founding editor of Blackwell’s Journal of Political Philosophy, Goodin served as co-editor of the British Journal of Political Science and Associate Editor of Ethics.

Philip Pettit, formerly of the Australian National University, is now L.S. Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and Human Values in Princeton University. He works in moral and political theory and on background issues in philosophical psychology and social ontology.

Thomas Pogge is Professor of Political Science at Columbia University and Professorial Fellow at the ANU Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics. He is editor for social and political philosophy for the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy and a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science.

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