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A theory of political obligation : membership, commitment, and the bonds of society

Author: Margaret Gilbert
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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"Margaret Gilbert offers an incisive new approach to a classic problem of political philosophy: when and why should I do what the laws of my country tell me to do? A Theory of Political Obligation will be essential reading for political philosophers and theorists."--Jacket.
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Gilbert, Margaret, 1942-
Theory of political obligation.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607864492
Online version:
Gilbert, Margaret, 1942-
Theory of political obligation.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)608690603
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Gilbert
ISBN: 0199274959 9780199274956
OCLC Number: 65537869
Description: x, 332 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A central problem of political obligation. The membership problem --
Obligations : preliminary points --
In pursuit of political obligation --
Actual contract theory : attractions --
Objections to actual contract theory --
Societies, membership, and obligation. Social groups : starting small --
Joint commitment and obligation --
Societies as plural subjects --
A solution to the membership problem. Political societies --
Reconsidering actual contract theory --
The plural subject theory of political obligation --
Summary and prospect.
Responsibility: Margaret Gilbert.
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