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Political obligation

Horton, John

Political obligation

by Horton, John

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJohn Horton
SeriesIssues in political theory
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC329.5 .H67 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24524857M
ISBN 109780230576513
LC Control Number2010034134

Does one have special obligations to support the political institutions of one’s own country precisely because it is one’s own? In short, does one have political obligations? This book argues for an affirmative answer, construing one’s country as a political society of which one is a member, and a political society as a special type of social group. Political obligation is concerned with the clash between the individual's claim to self-governance and the right of the state to claim obedience. It is a central and ancient problem in political philosophy. In this authoritative introduction, Dudley Knowles frames the problem of Author: Dudley Knowles.

The introduction uses the Freedom Rides to set up the book’s discussion of our responsibilities in the face of injustice. It highlights the following gap between theory and practice: on the one hand, philosophers concerned with the rights and duties of citizens often defend a moral duty to obey the law, and consider civil disobedience in terms of permission or right only. Consent. Political obligation and consent. The limits of voluntarism Teleological Theories. The structure and forms of utilitarianism. Utilitarianism and political obligation. Hare's utilitarian account of political obligation. Political obligation and the common good Deontological Theories. Hypothetical consent. Fair-play and.

Sep 10,  · Political obligation is concerned with the clash between the individual’s claim to self-governance and the right of the state to claim obedience. It is Brand: Taylor And Francis. This book assesses the validity of these claims and the arguments for them. It seeks to show that all the traditional accounts of political obligation, including the anarchist denial .


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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 gulfpbc.com: George Klosko.

Mar 26,  · "A new book by Judith Shklar, a quarter century after her death. To their credit, Samantha Ashenden and Andreas Hess found her last set of lectures on political obligation from the Greeks to the present in the archives, and have produced a wonderful edition.

The idea of political obligation was renewed by Thomas Hill Green around the late s. Green discussed the idea as "obedience to the law." A more detailed look at the term can be traced to Socrates and Plato.

Dudley Knowles considered the topic in his book Political Obligation: A. Political Obligation in Historical Perspective. The phrase “political obligation” is apparently no older than T. Green's Lectures on the Principles of Political Obligation, delivered at Oxford University in –80 (D'Entrèves, p.

3).The two words from which Green formed the phrase are much older, of course, and he apparently thought that combining them required no elaborate.

The moral obligation to obey the law, or as it is generally called, political obligation, is a moral requirement to obey the laws of one’s country.

Traditionally, this has been viewed as a requirement of a certain kind, to obey the law because it is the law, as opposed to the content of particular laws.

Political obligation is concerned with the clash between the individual’s claim to self-governance and the right of the state to claim obedience.

It is a central and ancient problem in political philosophy. In this authoritative introduction, Dudley Knowles frames the problem of obligation in terms of the duties citizens have to the state and each other. Nov 19,  · What is the relationship between having an obligation and having freedom to act.

What are the similarities and differences among political, legal, and moral obligations. " Originally published inProfessor Flathman discusses these crucial issues in political theory in a Book Edition: 1st Edition.

Nov 19,  · The emphasis throughout this collection is on the substantive problems themselves, rather than on the way these issues have been addressed in the history of political thought. The book offers a number of different perspectives on political obligation, and will be valuable to students of moral, political, social and legal gulfpbc.com Edition: 1st Edition.

On Political Obligation [Judith N. Shklar, Samantha Ashenden, Andreas Hess] on gulfpbc.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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 Cited by: 1.

Political Obligation in Its Historical Context book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. What sort of commitments do human beings ha 5/5(3).

gulfpbc.com is a platform for academics to share research papers. Principles of Political Obligation/7 superior) or only form part of the ‘law of opinion’—part of what the individual feels to be expected of him by some person or persons to whose expectations he ought to conform. Moral interests are so greatly dependent on generally recognised rules of conduct that the criticism of the latter should.

How should we understand the relationship between citizens and governments, and what are the obligations of citizens. In this substantially revised new edition of an influential text, John Horton challenges dominant theories by offering an 'associative' account focusing particularly on what it is to be a member of a political community.

Editorial Reviews "A new book by Judith Shklar, a quarter century after her death. To their credit, Samantha Ashenden and Andreas Hess found her last set of lectures on political obligation from the Greeks to the present in the archives, and have produced a wonderful gulfpbc.com: Yale University Press.

Political obligation is concerned with the clash between the individual's claim to self-governance and the right of the state to claim obedience. It is a central and ancient problem in political philosophy/5(7). Lectures on the principles of political obligation by Green, Thomas Hill and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at gulfpbc.com 12 Political Obligation, Resistance and Revolution Introduction: Political Obligation, Citizenship and Legitimate Authority Obligation means a condition to perform a duty or fulfil a requirement.

Such a condition may arise - Selection from Political Theory [Book]. kind of worked-out network of ideas necessary to represent clear accounts of political obligation. As with other components of liberal political theory, the modern view of political obligation emerged in the Church, and did so according to a distinctive dynamic.

As important as the early Christians’ strong requirement of obedience were. PHILOSOPHICAL ANARCHISM AND POLITICAL OBLIGATION Download Philosophical Anarchism And Political Obligation ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to PHILOSOPHICAL ANARCHISM AND POLITICAL OBLIGATION book. 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 “modern”—view of political obligation is classically expressed in John Locke's Second Treatise of Government. Hobbes on Legal Authority and Political Obligation challenges this reading, and develops an alternative interpretation of Hobbes's theory of political obligation.

According to the account developed in the book, the directives issued by the sovereign introduce authoritative requirements, so that the subjects are morally obligated to obey them.Political obligation is concerned with the clash between the individual’s claim to self-governance and the right of the state to claim obedience.

It is a central and ancient problem in political philosophy. In this authoritative introduction, Dudley Knowles frames the problem of obligation in terms of the duties citizens have to the state and.Get this from a library!

On political obligation. [Paul Harris;] -- First published in The individual's obligation to obey the law, the state and the government is a fundamental part of contemporary political theory. The contributors to this volume, drawn from.