Social and Political Philosophy: Contemporary Perspectives

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INDEX

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abilities/needs 260
abortion 277 -8
Ackelsberg, Martha 256
action:
direct 256 ;
egoism 427 ;
moral rights 426 -7;
prudential rights 427 ;
revolution 457 -8;
voluntary 155 , 157
adoption of children 449
AFDC (Aid to Families with Dependent Children) 138 , 141 , 147 n10, 434
affirmative action:
and equality of opportunity 271 ;
race 327 , 329 -30, 450 , 451 ;
social justice 291 ;
women 20 , 290
Afghanistan 45
African Americans see black people
Afrocentrism 321 -2
agency 188 , 190
aggression:
defense 64 -5;
human/nonhuman 29 , 54 n100, 54 n101;
against needs 33 -5, 54 n100
aid organizations 132
alienation 299
Alinksky, Saul 197
Allen, Holly 254
altruism:
and egoism 4 , 5 , 6 , 47 n8, 74 -6, 430 -1;
morality 74 -5, 430 ;
nonhuman life 382 -3;
non-question-beggingness 459 n6;
rankings 74 -6, 82 , 459 n6;
and self-interest 7 , 8
American Apartheid (Massey and Denton) 327
analytical Marxists 208 , 212 , 214 , 216 -17
analytical social democrats 208 , 210
analytical socialists 208
anarchism 151 , 171 , 208 , 211
Anderson, Elizabeth 257
androcentrism 261 , 328
androgynous society 16 - 18 , 233 , 302 -6, 317 n6, 445
androgyny:
alternatives 272 -3;
APA convention 264 -5;
family 18 ;
feminism 440 -4;
feminist justice 251 , 265 -7, 271 , 440 -2;
feminist philosophy 263 -5;
genderlessness 291 -2;
Lake Wobegon 289 ;
same-sex cohabitation 296 ;
social justice 266 ;
socialism 18 ;
Sterba 264 -5, 271 , 290 , 291 -2, 302 ;
Tong 442 -4
animal liberation 372
animal rights 93 -4, 110 n5
Animal Welfare Committee 350
anthropocentric ethics 27 - 31 , 33 , 382 -3;
environmental ethics 27 -8, 357 -8, 360 -5, 370 ;
Sterba 371 -2
anticolonialism 240
anti-foundationalism 113 n34
anti-moralism 335 -6n3
anti-pornography 21
anti-representationalism 229 n6
anti-slavery 105
anti-sodomy laws 306 -7
anti-theorists 208 , 210
APA convention 63 , 68 n7, 264 -5
appeasement 119
Appiah, Anthony 329
Arendt, Hannah 420
aristocracy 190
Aristotle:
inequality 413 ;
justice 169 , 172 , 173 , 417 , 437 ;
Metaphysics64 ;
Mill 157 ;
moral conscience 410 ;

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