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Author Benbaji, Yitzhak.

Title Reading Walzer
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (353 pages)
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction: The substantive unity of Michael Walzer's pluralism; PART I The Moral Standing of States; 1 Toleration, self-determination, and the state; 2 Taking states seriously; 3 The Moral Standing of States revisited; 4 A few words on Mill, Walzer, and nonintervention; Response; PART II State and culture; 5 What it means to be a pluralist; 6 Categorizing groups, categorizing states: theorizing minority rights in a world of deep diversity
7 Between sacred and secular? Michael Walzer's Exodus storyResponse; PART III Politics and the spheres of justice; 8 Justice beyond fairness; 9 Plural equality; 10 Walzer's radicalism; Response; PART IV Just war theory; 11 The prevention of unjust wars; 12 Against a cosmopolitan institutionalization of just war; 13 Risk taking and force protection; 14 The moral psychic reality of war; Response; Index
Summary Michael Walzer is one of the world's leading philosophers and political theorists. In addition to his best-known books such as Spheres of Justice, and Just and Unjust Wars, he has contributed to contemporary political debates beyond academia in the New York Times, the New Yorker and Dissent. Reading Walzer is the first book to assess the full range of Walzer's work. An outstanding team of international contributors consider the following topics in relation to Walzer's work:the moral standing of nation statesindividual responsibility and laws governing the conduct of wardebates over intervention
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Subject Walzer, Michael.
Walzer, Michael.
Political science -- Philosophy.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- General.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- National.
Political science -- Philosophy.
Form Electronic book
Author Sussmann, Naomi.
ISBN 1134636253