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Title:
Communitarianism and individualism
Author:
Avineri, Shlomo.
ISBN:
9780198780274

9780198780281
Publication Information:
Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1992.
Physical Description:
vi, 237 p. ; 23 cm.
Series:
Oxford readings in politics and government
Series Title:
Oxford readings in politics and government
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This volume is the most up-to-date collection of essays on the nature of the individual self and its relationship to society. It raises such questions such as: can we understand human behavior without considering social and cultural attachments held by individuals? Can or should the Statepromote an idea of the good? Contributors include Ronald Dworkin, David Gauthier, Amy Gutmann, Will Kymlicka, John Rawls, Robert Nozick, and Michael Sandel.


Summary

This volume is the most up-to-date collection of essays on the nature of the individual self and its relationship to society. It raises such questions such as: can we understand human behavior without considering social and cultural attachments held by individuals? Can or should the State promote an idea of the good? Contributors include Ronald Dworkin, David Gauthier, Amy Gutmann, Will Kymlicka, John Rawls, Robert Nozick, and Michael Sandel.