9780534602109

Social and Political Philosophy Classical Western Texts in Feminist and Multicultural Perspectives

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    9780534602109

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    053460210X

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-07-24
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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Summary

This anthology, with general and reading-specific introductions by the editor, puts the historical development of Western social and political philosophy into both feminist and multicultural perspectives. Each of the book's sections provides a basic foundation of classic Western readings, followed by articles with feminist and multicultural perspectives.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
General Introduction 1(3)
I Plato 4(42)
Introduction
4(2)
The Republic
6(27)
Plato
The Function of Equal Education in Plato's Republic
33(7)
Lynda Lange
Confucius: The Analects
40(6)
Recommended Readings
45(1)
II Aristotle and Musonius Rufus 46(39)
Introduction
46(3)
Nicomachean Ethics
49(8)
Aristotle
The Politics
57(11)
Aristotle
Discourses
68(4)
Musonius Rufus
Aristotle and the Politicization of the Soul
72(8)
Elizabeth V. Spelman
Ewe Proverbs
80(5)
Recommended Readings
83(2)
III Augustine and Christine de Pizan 85(19)
Introduction
85(3)
The City of God
88(7)
Augustine
Confessions
95(1)
Augustine
The Book of the City of Ladies
95(3)
Christine de Pizan
Misogynism and Virginal Feminism in the Fathers of the Church
98(3)
Rosemary Radford Ruether
Pre-Columbian Philosophical Perspectives
101(3)
Jorge Valadez
Recommended Readings
103(1)
IV Aquinas 104(35)
Introduction
104(2)
Summa Theologica
106(13)
Thomas Aquinas
On Kingship
119(3)
Thomas Aquinas
Summa Theologica
122(3)
Thomas Aquinas
The Equality of Men and Women
125(7)
Marie le jars de Gournay
Maimonides: Guide for the Perplexed
132(7)
Recommended Readings
137(2)
V Hobbes 139(45)
Introduction
139(2)
Leviathan
141(26)
Thomas Hobbes
Hobbes, Patriarchy and Conjugal Right
167(13)
Carole Pateman
The Devastation of the Indies
180(4)
Bartolome de Las Casas
Recommended Readings
183(1)
VI Locke 184(41)
Introduction
184(2)
Two Treatises on Government
186(21)
John Locke
Women and John Locke; Or, Who Owns the Apples in the Garden of Eden?
207(15)
Lorenne M. G. Clark
We Must be United
222(3)
Tecumseh
Recommended Readings
224(1)
VII Rousseau 225(62)
Introduction
225(2)
A Discourse on the Origin and Foundation of the Inequality of Mankind
227(9)
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
On the Social Contract
236(14)
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Emile
250(13)
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
A Vindication of the Rights of Women
263(7)
Mary Wollstonecraft
Perversions of Justice: A Native-American Examination of the Doctrine of U.S. Rights to Occupancy in North America
270(17)
Ward Churchill
Recommended Readings
285(2)
VIII Kant 287(31)
Introduction
287(2)
Theory and Practice
289(5)
Immanuel Kant
The Metaphysic of Morals
294(2)
Immanuel Kant
Perpetual Peace
296(4)
Immanuel Kant
Kant: ``An Honest but Narrow-Minded Bourgeois''?
300(12)
Susan Mendus
On Satyagraha
312(6)
Mohandas Gandi
Recommended Readings
316(2)
IX Mill and Harriet Taylor 318(54)
Introduction
318(2)
Utilitarianism
320(14)
John Stuart Mill
On Liberty
334(6)
John Stuart Mill
The Subjection of Women
340(11)
John Stuart Mill
Enfranchisement of Women
351(3)
Harriet Taylor
Marital Slavery and Friendship: John Stuart Mill's The Subjection of Women
354(11)
Mary Lyndon Shanley
Universal Love
365(7)
Mo Tzu
Recommended Readings
371(1)
X Marx and Engels 372(37)
Introduction
372(2)
Communist Manifesto
374(5)
Karl Marx
Friedrich Engels
Critique of the Gotha Program
379(3)
Karl Marx
The Origin of the Family, Private Property, and the State
382(10)
Friedrich Engels
The Unhappy Marriage of Marxism and Feminism: Towards a More Progressive Union
392(11)
Heidi Hartman
Buddhist Economics
403(6)
E. F. Schumacher
Recommended Readings
408(1)
XI Rawls and Hospers 409(50)
Introduction
409(3)
Justice as Fairness: A Restatement
412(15)
John Rawls
The Libertarian Manifesto
427(11)
John Hospers
Justice as Fairness-For Whom?
438(11)
Susan Okin
The Political Theory of Islam
449(10)
Abu'l A'la Mawdudi
Recommended Readings
458(1)
XII Habermas and Foucault 459(40)
Introduction
459(2)
Discourse Ethics
461(7)
Jurgen Habermas
Power/Knowledge
468(9)
Michel Foucault
Foucault, Femininity and the Modernization of Patriarchal Power
477(14)
Sandra Lee Bartky
Philosophy, Politics and Power: An Afro-American Perspective
491(8)
Cornel West
Recommended Readings
497(2)
XIII MacIntyre and Charles Taylor 499(39)
Introduction
499(3)
The Political and Social Structures of the Common Good
502(6)
Alasdair MacIntyre
Atomism
508(12)
Charles Taylor
Feminism and Modern Friendship: Dislocating the Community
520(11)
Marilyn Friedman
Ancient Futures
531(7)
Helena Norberg-Hodge
Recommended Readings
537(1)
XIV Cornel West and Martha Nussbaum 538(32)
Introduction
538(1)
The Politics of American Neo-Pragmatism
539(10)
Cornel West
The Future of Feminist Liberalism
549(21)
Martha Nussbaum
Recommended Readings
569(1)
XV Concluding Philosophical Postscript: Reconciling Social and Political Ideals 570
James P. Sterba

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