The Individual and the Political Order: An Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy

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14
Of course, Martin Luther King and other civil-rights advocates did engage in civil disobedience and indeed would have engaged in additional civil disobedience if the laws they were testing had been upheld.
15
For example, this seems to be the position of Louis Waldman, "Civil Rights--Yes: Civil Disobedience--No" in Hugo Adam Bedau, ed., Civil Disobedience: Theory and Practice ( New York: Pegasus, 1969), pp. 106-15.
16
Plato, Crito, trans. Hugh Tredennick, in Edith Hamilton and Huntington Cairns, eds., The Collected Dialogues of Plato ( New York: Pantheon Books, 1961), pp. 36-37.
17
Henry David Thoreau, "Civil Disobedience," in Thoreau A Yankee in Canada ( Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1866), pp. 125, 151, 145.
18
John Rawls, A Theory of Justice ( Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1971), pp. 567-77, and chap. 6, pp. 331-91.
19
Plato, Apology, trans. Hugh Tredennick, in Edith Hamilton and Huntington Cairns, eds., The Collected Dialogues of Plato ( New York: Pantheon Books, 1961), pp. 16-17.
20
Brian Barry, The Liberal Theory of Justice ( Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1973), p. 153.
21
Ronald Dworkin, "On Not Prosecuting Civil Disobedience," New York Review of Books, 6 June 1968, reprinted in Jeffrie G. Murphy, ed., Civil Disobedience and Violence (Belmont, Calif.: Wadsworth, 1971), p. 113, with permission from The New York Review of Books, © 1968 Nyrev, Inc.

SELECTED READINGS

Bentham Jeremy. Principles of Morals and Legislation in the Utilitarians. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1961.

Dworkin Ronald. Taking Rights Seriously. Cambridge, MA.: Harvard University Press, 1977.

Fuller Lon L. The Morality of Law. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1969.

Golding Martin P. Philosophy of Law. Englewood Cliffs, NJ.: Prentice Hall, 1975.

Hall Robert T. The Morality of Civil Disobedience. New York: Harper & Row, 1971.

Hart H. L.A. The Concept of Law. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1961.

_____. Punishment and Responsibility: Essays in the Philosophy of Law. New York: Oxford University Press, 1968.

Honderich Ted. Punishment: The Supposed Justifications. Baltimore: Penguin Books, 1969.

Kant Immanuel. The Metaphysical Elements of Justice John Ladd, trans. Indianapolis: Bobbs- Merrill, 1965.

Van den Ernest Haag. Political Violence & Civil Disobedience. New York: Harper & Row, 1972.


ARTICLES

Barnett Randy E. "Restitution: A New Paradigm of Criminal Justice." Ethics, Vol. 87 ( 1977), pp. 279-301.

Cohen Marshall. "Liberalism and Disobedience." Philosophy & Public Affairs, Vol. I ( 1972), pp. 283-314.

Dworkin Ronald. "On Not Prosecuting Civil Disobedience." The New York Review of Books, June 6, 1968.

Farrell Daniel M. "Paying the Penalty: Justifiable Civil Disobedience and the Problem of Punishment." Philosophy and Public Affairs, Vol. 6 ( 1977), pp. 165-84.

Schoeman Ferdinand D. "On Incapacitating The Dangerous." American Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 16, No. 1 ( 1979), pp. 27-35.

Wertheimer Alan. "Should Punishment Fit the Crime?" Social Theory and Practice, Vol. 3 ( 1975), pp. 403-23.

_____ "Punishing the Innocent--Unintentionally." Inquiry, Vol. 20 ( 1977), pp. 45-65.

_____ "Deterrence and Retribution." Ethics, Vol. 86 ( 1976), pp. 181-99.

Woozley A. D. "Civil Disobedience and Punishment." Ethics, Vol. 86 ( 1976), pp. 323-31.

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Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • Contents v
  • Preface vii
  • Introduction 1
  • Selected Readings 5
  • One Love It or Leave It? Individual Conscience and Political Authority 7
  • Suggested Readings 26
  • Two Utilitarianism 28
  • Notes 46
  • Notes 47
  • Three Natural Rights: Meaning and Justification 72
  • Notes 74
  • Suggested Readings 75
  • Four Justice 77
  • Suggested Readings 112
  • Five Democracy and Political Obligation 114
  • Suggested Readings 140
  • Six Liberty 141
  • Notes 168
  • Notes 170
  • Seven Law and Order 171
  • Articles 201
  • Eight an Evaluation of Preferential Treatment 202
  • Notes 228
  • Notes 230
  • Nine Ethics and International Affairs 231
  • Notes 257
  • Notes 259
  • Index 260
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