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Political Obligation (The Problems of Philosophy)

Simmons

Political Obligation (The Problems of Philosophy)

by Simmons

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Science / General,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9636089M
    ISBN 100415109493
    ISBN 109780415109499

    The book first discusses the dominant approaches to Political Obligation to elucidate the benefits of an existential hermeneutical approach. The notion of encounter is then developed into a hermeneutic approach capable of uncovering and interpreting the arguments, ideas, and narratives of obligation as are communicated in political communities. DEFINITION OF POLITICAL OBLIGATION The duty of the citizens to acknowledge the authority of the state to obey its laws (Heywood)  “it is an obligation of the subject towards the sovereign”  “it is the .

      Meaning of Political obligation () • It implies that as man is a political animals. He is bound to live under some authority & as such,it becomes his obligation to obey its commend this duty to obey the state is called Political Obligation. 6. To a lay man the word means “To have a political obligation is to have a moral duty to obey the laws of one’s country or state.”1 In context of the subject politics, the word Political obligation is defined as “When the authorising rule is a law, and the association a state, we call this political obligation.”2 Political obligations.

    All plausible analyses of political legitimacy either build in the concept of political obligation, or else incorporate claims that require some account of political obligation. In either case, political legitimacy is possible only when a state successfully generates in its citizens an obligation to obey the law. "This devastating book asks why citizens should feel obligated to participate in the political order and be responsive to its demands. Simmons lines up theorists like targets and bops one after another. 'Fair Play', 'Tacit Consent', 'Natural Duty of Justice' are all in trouble, whether offered .


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Dudley Knowles is Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Glasgow. He is the author of Political Philosophy and Hegel’s Philosophy of Right, also published by Cited by: Political obligation is concerned with the clash between the individual's claim to self-governance and the right of the state to claim obedience.

It is a central and ancient problem in political philosophy/5(7). This stimulating collection of lectures by the late Judith Shklar on political obligation is paired with a scholarly introduction that offers an overview of her life, illuminates the connections among her teaching, research, and publications, and explains why her lectures still resonate with us and contribute to current debates in political theory and intellectual history.

Political obligation is concerned with the clash between the individual’s claim to self-governance and the right of the state to claim obedience. It is a central and ancient problem in political Cited by: Political obligation is concerned with the clash between the individual’s claim to self-governance and the right of the state to claim obedience.

It is a central and ancient problem in political philosophy. In this authoritative introduction. From Content: "I have entitled the subject of the course 'political obligation.' I meanthat term to include both the obligation of the subject towards the sovereign, of the citizen towards the state, and the obligations of individuals to each other as enforced by a political superior/5.

This book argues for an affirmative answer, construing one’s country as a political society of which one is a member, and a political society as a special type of social group.

The obligations in question are not moral requirements derived from general moral principles. They come, rather, from one’s participation in a special kind Author: Margaret Gilbert. Books; Political Obligation in its Historical Context; Political Obligation in its Historical Context.

Political Obligation in its Historical Context What political obligations, if any, do men truly have. The central questions of political philosophy have not lessened in practical urgency or in theoretical difficulty in recent decades.

But Author: John Dunn. In contrast, if “political” refers to the agent or entity to whom a person owes the obligation, then a theory of political obligation will be synonymous with a theory of the duty to obey the law, since it will aspire to explain why those who are subject to a particular state's jurisdiction, be they citizens or foreigners, have a moral duty to act as it directs them to act.

By contrast, anarchists have mostly denied that we have any such obligations to the polity at all. This book assesses the validity of these claims and the arguments for them. It seeks to show that all the traditional accounts of political obligation, including the anarchist denial of.

What is the relationship between having an obligation and having freedom to act. What are the similarities and differences among political, legal, and moral obligations.

" Originally published inProfessor Flathman discusses these crucial issues in political theory in a. Political obligation is concerned with the clash between the individual’s claim to self-governance and the right of the state to claim obedience.

It is a central and ancient problem in political philosophy. Introduction: Political Obligation, Citizenship and Legitimate Authority. Obligation means a condition to perform a duty or fulfil a requirement. Such a condition may arise mainly due to moral or legal compulsions, e.g.

obligation to speak the truth or to fulfil a legal contract. The Grounds of Political Obligation. I have entitled the subject of the course ‘political obligation.’ I mean that term to include both the obligation of the subject towards the sover- eign, of the citizen towards the state, and the obligations of individuals to each other as enforced by a political Size: KB.

This book offers a fresh analysis of the debate concerning the moral obligation to obey the state, develops a novel account of political obligation and provides the first detailed argument of how a theory of political obligation can apply to subjects of an unjust state.

A Theory of Political Obligation Membership, Commitment, and the Bonds of Society Margaret Gilbert. A Clarendon Press Publication. A genuinely original and distinctive theory of political obligation; Clear, accessible, and provocative; Gilbert is widely admired for her work in this area.

Problems of Political Obligation --Voluntarist Theories --Teleological Theories --Deontological Theories --Anarchism: Political and Philosophical --Associative Political Obligation and its Critics --Elaborating the Associative Theory --Conclusion. Series Title: Issues in political theory (Basingstoke, England) Responsibility: John Horton.

In its paradigmatic form., political obligation is the duty incumbent on any person or set of persons legitimately subject to a legitimate political authority to obey the legitimate commands of that authority (cf. Hobbes []p. 32). Reviews and criticizes the current justifications of political obligation - the relationship between the individual and the political community - in terms of contract, consent, utility, fair play, Read more.

Political Obligation by John Horton,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(7).This book was reprinted from Green's Philosophical Works, Vol. II. Contents: On the Different Senses of "Freedom" as Applied to Will and to the Moral Progress of Man (25 sections); -Lectures on the Principles of Political Obligation (16 sections with paragraphs within them in total.).Book Description.

The Temporality of Political Obligation offers a critique and reconceptualization of the ways in which our political obligations – what we owe to political authorities and communities, and the reasons why we ought to obey their rules – have been traditionally conceptualized, justified, and contested.

Drawing from theories of time and temporality, Justin C. Mueller.