First published in 1987. This study is an attempt to distinguish the problem of political obligation as it was formulated in the ancient world from the problem as it has presented itself in the modern world, and assesses the idealist achievement in the philosophical treatment of the problem of political obligation. This title will be of interest to students of philosophy and politics.
Part One: The Problem; 1. The Problem of Political Obligation 2. The Underlying Philosophical Assumptions; Part Two: The Concrete Universal; 3. The Issues 4. T. H. Green 5. Bosanquet 6. Oakeshott; Part Three: Political Obligation; 7. T. H. Green 8. Bosanquet 9. Oakeshott 10. Conclusion; Appendices; Biblography
Routledge Library Editions: Political Thought and Political Philosophy (54 Volume set) presents titles, originally published between 1924 and 2003. Political theory has a long history and broad scope, this set draws together research from leading academics covering key themes such as: liberty and justice, power, federalism, anarchy and direct action, socialism, Marxism and liberalism. It will be of interest to students of both politics and philosophy.