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The Problem Of Political Authority

Pub Date : 2012-10-29 | Author : Michael Huemer | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9781137281661
ISBN 13 : 1137281669

The state is often ascribed a special sort of authority, one that obliges citizens to obey its commands and entitles the state to enforce those commands through threats of violence..


Sovereignty

Pub Date : 1986-11-20 | Author : F. H. Hinsley | Publisher : CUP Archive

ISBN 10 : 052133988X
ISBN 13 : 9780521339889

Professor Hinsley's book, first published in 1966, offers a general survey of the history of the theory of sovereignty, which seeks to illuminate the theory's character and functio..


Hobbes

Pub Date : 2014-06-03 | Author : D D Raphael | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317831174
ISBN 13 : 1317831179

First published in 1977 this book is both expository and critical and concentres on Hobbes' ethical and political theory, but also considering the effect on these of his metaphysic..


The Temporality Of Political Obligation

Pub Date : 2015-12-22 | Author : Justin Chandler Mueller | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317426417
ISBN 13 : 131742641X

The Temporality of Political Obligation offers a critique and reconceptualization of the ways in which our political obligations – what we owe to political authorities and commun..


Philosophical Anarchism And Political Obligation

Pub Date : 2014-08-28 | Author : Magda Egoumenides | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN 10 : 9781441124456
ISBN 13 : 1441124454

Political obligation refers to the moral obligation of citizens to obey the law of their state and to the existence, nature, and justification of a special relationship between a g..


Metaphysical Problems Political Solutions

Pub Date : 2010-12-16 | Author : Asaf Z. Sokolowski | Publisher : Lexington Books

ISBN 10 : 9780739148174
ISBN 13 : 0739148176

In defiance of the predominant pattern of reading liberal political thought in isolation from the metaphysical and theological investigations of its classic thinkers, Metaphysical ..