Political Philosophy, First Edition is an accessible and well-balanced introduction to the main issues in political philosophy written by an author team from the fields of both philosophy and politics. This text connects issues at the core of political philosophy with current, live debates in policy, politics, and law and addresses different ideals of political organization, such as democracy, liberty, equality, justice, and happiness. Written with great clarity, Political Philosophy, First Edition is accessible and engaging to those who have little or no prior knowledge of political philosophy and is supported with supplemental pedagogical and instructor material on the This Is Philosophy series site.
Keywords: Political philosophy, political authority,
freedom, social censure, democracy, self governance, democratic institutions,
political institutions, equality, political society, public policy, political
theory, egalitarian justice, equal rights, the public good, justice,
proportional equality, equal distribution, John
Rawl, religion and politics, political ethics, political violence,
utilitarianism, the just war, Political & Economic Philosophy