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Political Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction

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Political Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction by David Miller
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This book introduces readers to the concepts of political philosophy. It starts by explaining why the subject is important and how it tackles basic ethical questions such as 'how should we live together in society?' It looks at political authority, the reasons why we need politics at all, the limitations of politics, and whether there are areas of life that shouldn't be governed by politics. It explores the connections between political authority and justice, a constant theme in political philosophy, and the ways in which social justice can be used to regulate rather than destroy a market economy. David Miller discusses why nations are the natural units of government and whether the rise of multiculturalism and transnational co-operation will change this: will we ever see the formation of a world government?.

Author Biography

David Miller is Professor of Political Theory, University of Oxford, and an Official Fellow of Nuffield College. He has written books and articles on many aspects of political theory and philosophy. In 2002 he was elected to a Fellowship of the British Academy. He lives in Oxford and is married with three children.
Release date NZ
November 30th, 2003
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
numerous halftones
Imprint
Oxford University Press
Pages
160
Dimensions
113x175x9
ISBN-13
9780192803955
Product ID
2071864

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