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Democracy and the Internet
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Series: The Connected World, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,960. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Computer communication technologies, such as the Internet, are now integral to many democratic public spheres throughout the world. The question is how they impact the democratic process. Using several real world examples and the deliberative democracy theories of Rawls, Habermas, and Dryzek, this book looks at how technology has influenced the political process, and its effect on citizen power.
The Complete Political Internet
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,440. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This compilation contains five guides that answer some of the political questions introduced by the growth of the Internet. The compilation is comprised of: Citizen Power and the Internet, The Propaganda Model and the Internet: Smashing the Gateway, Ricoeur's Hermeneutic Arc and the Internet: The Changing Narrative Landscape, Democracy and Postmodern Identity, and Democracy and the Internet.
The Complete Deliberative Democracy, Citizenship, and the Internet
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 68,700. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This compilation contains nine guides: Deliberative Democracy Basics, John Rawls and Deliberative Democracy, Jurgen Habermas and Deliberative Democracy, John Dryzek and Deliberative Democracy, Citizen Power and the Internet, The Propaganda Model and the Internet, Ricoeur's Hermeneutic Arc and the Internet, Democracy and Postmodern Identity, and Democracy and the Internet.
Understanding John Rawls: Justice as Fariness
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Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This guide explains Rawls's concept of 'justice as fairness'. It covers such topics as the two principles of justice, the principle of fairness, the original position and the veil of ignorance, and the difference principle, as well as examining some of the criticisms levelled at Rawls's arguments.
Understanding Philosophy: Volume I
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study skills
These six guides are designed for students as introductions to complex philosophical concepts and ideas. Topics covered include deliberative democracy, justice as fairness by Rawls, Aristotles' virtues, Kant's concepts and intuitions, Palto's Symposium, and essay writing strategies.
Nine Thinkers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,600. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Each chapter in this volume is dedicated to an idea that helped shape our world. It begins with Plato and love, then moves on to look at Aristotle and virtue, Descartes and existence, Kant's concepts and intuitions, Marx and class struggle, Freud and the subconscious, Sartre and existentialism, Rawls and justice as fairness and, finally, Júrgen Habermas and the ideal speech community.
Understanding Rawls: A Reconstruction and Critique of A Theory of Justice
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 60,100. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Since its publication in 1971, John Rawls’ A Theory of Justice has been the subject of a lively debate among philosophers, economists, and political scientists. In this book, Robert Paul Wolff provides an interpretation and critique of Rawls’ theory that both clarifies it and reveals its basic flaws.
An Introduction to the Use of Formal Methods in Political Philosophy
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 70,630. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology
Political Theory has been transformed in the last thirty years by the introduction of methods of analysis imported from mathematics and economics. This little book, by well-known philosopher Robert Paul Wolff, lays out the elements of these technical subjects in a precise fashion that achieves a sprightly accessibility without sacrificing formal rigor.
A Credo for Progressives: Essays on Political Theory and Practical Politics
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Series: The Collected Papers of Robert Paul Wolff, Book 3. Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 126,450. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
For fifty-five years, Robert Paul Wolff has been reflecting on the theory of modern political society and engaging actively in a number of progressive political movements. The volume opens with a brief Credo for Progressives, in which Wolff forthrightly states the moral and political commitment that has shaped his life and writings.
Emergency Meeting of the Yale University Women Philosophers Group
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Price: Free! Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
Recently there has been a rash of campus sex harassment reports. Surprisingly, many have been tied to that backwater of the humanities, University Philosophy Departments, where students are taught about justice, morality and other high-minded things. When a prominent Yale University professor is implicated as a serial seducer, the women professors in the department decide they need to talk.