1st Edition

Violence for Equality (Routledge Revivals)
Inquiries in Political Philosophy

ISBN 9781138830004
Published April 7, 2016 by Routledge
240 Pages

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Book Description

Violence for Equality, first published in 1989, questions the morality of political violence and challenges the presuppositions, inconsistencies and prejudices of liberal-democratic thinking. This book should be of interest to teachers and students of philosophy and politics.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments;  Introduction;  1. On inequality and violence, and differences we make between them  2. The principle of equality  3. Our omissions and their violence  4. On two pieces of reasoning about our obligation to obey the law  5. On democratic violence  6. Four conclusions and political violence on the left;  Notes;  Index

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