In The Principle of Fairness and Political Obligation, George Klosko presents the first book-length treatment of political obligation grounded in the premises of liberal political theory. In this now-classic work, he clearly and systematically formulates what others thought impossible-a principle of fairness that specifies a set of conditions which grounds existing political obligations and bridges the gap between the abstract accounts of political principles and the actual beliefs of political actors. Brought up-to-date with a new introduction, this new edition will be of great interest to all interested in political thought.If fairness obligations rest on the requirement that similar individuals be treated similarly, then unless the distribution of ... Throughout this essay, I will generally confine discussion of condition (iii) to the fairness of cooperative schemes asanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Principle of Fairness and Political Obligation|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2004|