Stilz, pg. 3-56
Addresses particularity, or our membership with our state as having a kind of
moral salience that is the source of our specials duties to it. (1)
Reason for the state: helps us realize some preinstitutional value that could not
March 3, 2014
The Flaws in A.J. Simmonss Philosophical Anarchism
Simmonss theory of philosophical anarchism asserts that there is no moral requirement
to obey the law just because it is a law. He argues that since a society based on a fully volun
January 29, 2014
In Defense of Hortons Argument Against Voluntarist Theories
In his book Political Obligation, John Horton contends that voluntarist consent theories
of political obligation are both impractical in society and insu
legitimacy: Moral right to rule, and to issue and enforce binding directives that
claim obedience in a community.
authority: A state or governments ability/capacity to issue and enforce binding
directives that claim obedience in a community.
Why is alienation a pressing political concern according to Rousseau?
Why is anger so dangerous according to Seneca?
Explain how Nietzsches birds of prey and lambs fable relates to the transvaluation of
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