· PDF 檔案42 Political obligation Locke argues that, at a certain point (that is, upon reaching the age of adult-hood and then by staying on, more or less voluntarily, in the face of an unexer-cised right
On Political Obligation
A compelling set of lectures on political obligation that contributes to ongoing debates in political theory and intellectual history This stimulating collection of lectures by the late Judith Shklar on political obligation is paired with a scholarly introduction that offers an
Theories of Political Obligation: Consent
Remember, a political obligation is one you are duty‐ bound to follow because of its source (the state) and your relationship to it. Theories of political obligation fall into five general sorts: consent, gratitude, fair play, association, and natural duty.
· PDF 檔案Chapter 6 Political obligation The problems Alfred Russell Whitehead is said to have said that all philosophy is a series of footnotes to Plato and Aristotle. It is a good saying and wouldn’t be such a memorable falsehood if it did not contain a strong element of truth.
Ronald Dworkin, T.H. Green, and the Communal Theory of Political Obligation
· PDF 檔案Political Obligation 1. Introduction1 Associative theories of political obligation purport to generate obliga tions that are general (bind all citizens), particularized (bind citizens to their particular state), and nonvoluntary. They rely on the presence of an
Associative Responsibilities and Political Obligation
Horton, Political Obligation, 1 st ed., p. 158. In the rest of this section and the following one I will focus on Horton’s model in particular but, as I understand it, Tamir’s theory has the same structure, broadly speaking. The reason why I focus on Horton’s formulation is
Locke: Political Obligation
Citizenship, Political Obligation, and the Right-Based Social Contract. Simon Cushing – 1998 – Dissertation, University of Southern California details The contemporary political philosopher John Rawls considers himself to be part of the social contract tradition of John Locke, Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Immanuel Kant, but not of the tradition of Locke’s predecessor, Thomas Hobbes.
The Limits of Political Obligation and the Problem of …
Political obligation, as such, remains: indeed we may even say that, as such, and within the State, it remains an unconditional obligation. But a new and super-political obligation enters as soon as we take into our view the socially created and socially developed
Legitimacy, Authority, and Political Obligation
In traditional works in the history of political theory, the concepts of legitimacy and authority are closely bound. Legitimacy refers to certain qualities a government must possess in
Friendship and the State: Friendship as an analogy for …
between Political Obligation and friendship has been teased historically, most notably by Nineteenth Century British Idealist T.H. Green, there has yet to be a thorough consideration of the possibility of an analogous link between the two concepts and the potential interpretative
Political Obligation : John Horton : 9780230576513
Political Obligations provides a full defense of a theory of political obligation based on the principle of fairness (or fair play), which is widely viewed as the strongest theory of obligation currently available. The work responds to the most important objections to the principle of fairness, and extends a theory based on fairness into a developed ‘multiple principle’ theory of obligation.
· By political obligation, theorists generally mean a moral requirement to obey the law of one’s state or one’s country. In the liberal tradition, liberty is a central value, and so the fact that some individuals should obey others must be explained. The liberal—or
While feminist political philosophy has not focused centrally on the problem of political obligation, most feminist accounts are also broadly communitarian or ‘contextual’ in character (Hirschmann 1992).
PLURALISTIC MODELS OF POLITICAL OBLIGATION Jonathan …
· PDF 檔案political obligation to adopt a greatly over-simplified, and implausible, view. In the next section I will take these assumptions in turn, and ex plore the consequences of their rejection. 3. Rejecting the Assumptions 3.1 The Burden of Proof Considering the first
Tacit Consent and Political Obligation
· PDF 檔案275 Tacit Consent and Political Obligation something. Second, I shall analyze Locke’s consent theory and chal-lenge a recent interpretation of it which calls into question Locke’s status as a genuine consent theorist. Finally, by drawing attention to important
A. John Simmons—Political Obligation and Authority – …
· It is common to think that decent governments have the authority to make and coercively enforce (reasonably just) laws, and that citizens in such states ought to obey such laws. But what (if anything) justifies these beliefs? In his article “Political Obligation and Authority” (in The Blackwell guide to Social and Political Philosophy), A. John Simmons critically discusses these issues.
Lectures on the Principles of Political Obligation
· In political philosophy: T.H. GreenGreen, whose Lectures on the Principles of Political Obligation (1885) greatly influenced members of the Liberal Party in the British governments of the period 1906–15. Green, like John Stuart Mill and Tocqueville, wished to extend