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Understanding Rawls: A Reconstruction and Critique of A Theory of Justice
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 60,100. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: 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
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 70,630. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Methodology, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / theory
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
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: 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.
言語行為と規範倫理
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: Japanese. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Language, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
ウィトゲンシュタイン、クワイン、ムーア、ヘアー、サール、ロールズ、ノージックなど、論理学研究から言語行為論へ、実証主義から形而上学へ、メタ倫理学から規範倫理学へと変貌を遂げた英語圏の思想界を代表する論理学者、哲学者、倫理学者、社会哲学者の理論を批判的に検討しつつ、超越論的言語哲学の可能性を探り、言語行為とその規範を超越論的目的論の立場から考える。