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Poverty, justice, and western political thought

Vaughan, Sharon K

Poverty, justice, and western political thought

by Vaughan, Sharon K

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Published by Lexington Books, Rowman & Littlefield in United States .
Written in English


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StatementSharon K. Vaughan.
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p.
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18297609M
ISBN 100739122681
LC Control Number2007033237

The first, not until twenty-five sections into the document, points to the changed circumstances for social justice (e.g., globalization means jobs sent overseas help the poor elsewhere, but what of workers in the developed countries?); the second mostly identifies social justice with what are sometimes called "pre-political" values like trust. The concept of justice is the most important principle of Plato's political philosophy. The sub-title of the Republic, ‘Concerning Justice’ shows the extra ordinary importance which Plato attached to justice. Plato saw in justice the only practical remedy of saving his beloved Athens from decay and Size: KB.

Tommie Shelby (Photo: Harvard Staff Photographer) This month I interviewed Tommie Shelby on his most recent book, Dark Ghettos: Injustice, Dissent, and Reform (Harvard University Press, ) and his larger work on political philosophy. Dr. Shelby is the Caldwell Titcomb Professor of African and African American Studies and of Philosophy at Harvard University. Below are seven important hard truths about poverty and social justice, based on C. Nicole Mason’s Born Bright. Born Bright: A Young Girl's Journey from Nothing to Something in .

Poverty is a political problem, not just an economic one By David S. D'Amato, opinion contributor — 12/26/17 PM EST The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of. John Rawls, who died on Novem raised modern political philosophy from the pit of Marxist and linguistic analysis and revived it as a serious subject for citizens of the real world.


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Poverty, Justice, and Western Political Thought admirably fills a notable void in the growing literature on theories of justice and treatments of the history of political thought - and it does so with clear writing, careful fidelity to the texts, and a clear sense of by: 5.

Poverty, Justice, and Western Political Thought admirably fills a notable void in the growing literature on theories of justice and treatments of the history of political thought - and it does so with clear writing, careful fidelity to the texts, and a clear sense of purpose.5/5(1). The Paperback of the Poverty, Justice, and Western Political Thought by Sharon K.

Vaughan at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Poverty, Justice, and Western Political Thought examines the main arguments of some of and western political thought book most prominent Western political theorists about the causes, effects, and solutions to the problem of poverty.

Poverty, Justice, and Western Political Thought demonstrates that historical analysis and reconstruction of the treatment of poverty is critical because we are part of a historical community.

Rather than being arti. Yet, there has been no formal study of the treatment of poverty in Western political thought. The chapters ofPoverty, Justice, and Western Political Thought and western political thought book an analysis of the main arguments of Plato, Aristotle, Locke, Rousseau, Smith, Mill, Tocqueville, Hegel, Marx, Rawls, and Nozick about the causes, effects, and solutions to the proble.

Poverty, Justice, and Western Political Thought by Sharon K. Vaughan is available in these libraries OverDrive (Rakuten OverDrive): eBooks, audiobooks and videos for libraries The number of people who live in poverty has always far exceeded the number who do not.

This book is an important effort to fill a notable void in moral and political philosophy, for there has been, according to Sharon K. Vaughan, “no formal study of the treatment. The author of Women in Western Political Thought (Princeton University Press,second edition ), Justice, Gender; and the Family (Basic Books, ), and Is Multiculturalism Badfor Women.

(Princeton University Press, iggg), she is currently working on gender and development, feminism and multiculturalism, and popular accounts of genetics and evolutionary by: The discussion of leadership in Western political philosophy has been marked by a durable tension between the expertise and creative possibilities of leadership, on the one hand, and the dangers of leadership, the need to control the exercise of power, on the other.

A parallel tension is expressed in the stark contrast between a ruler doing whatever he thinks he needs to do to retain his power Cited by: 1.

Together with Plato and Socrates (Plato's teacher), Aristotle is one of the most important founding figures in Western philosophy. Aristotle's writings were the first to create a comprehensive system of Western philosophy, encompassing morality and aesthetics, logic and science, politics File Size: 2MB.

Poverty, Justice, and Western Political Thought (Review). Christopher Tollefsen - - Journal of the History of Philosophy 47 (1):pp. Part of the AMINTAPHIL: The Philosophical Foundations of Law and Justice book series (AMIN, volume 4) Abstract This paper presents Rousseau’s account of poverty as a means of demonstrating the connection between economic and political justice in his political : Sally J.

Scholz. Rousseau on Poverty. Justice, and Western Political Thought. Building on a social constructivist model of freedom that she developed in her award-winning book The Subject of Liberty. Poverty violates fundamental human values through its impact on individuals and on human environments, and it goes against the core values of democratic societies.

Drawing on numerous scientific studies as well as his own experience witnessing the systematic poverty in his home country of South Africa, H.

[Hennie] Lötter presents a holistic profile of poverty and its effects on human. Western Political Thought: Plato. Political thought is the study of questions about power, justice, rights, law, and other issues pertaining to governance.

Plato: Plato was an influential philosopher and scholar in political realm who lived between and BC. Poverty and Human Development 5. African Moral Philosophy II: Truth and Reconciliation 83 Linking Communalism, Ubuntu, and Restorative Justice Understanding the Grammar of Justice after Apartheid “Not All Storytelling Heals”: Criticisms of the TRC Process Justice and Political Transformation 6.

This introductory article explains the theme of this book, which is about political theory. It evaluates the impact of literature that proved especially influential in framing debate through the last decades of the twentieth century and opening years of the twenty-first and examines the historical work on political thought.

It describes the combination of concerns that runs through the work of Cited by: 4. Poverty violates people’s dignity and has lots of harmful consequences.

The author presents ethical values to guide us to humanely and effectively help people trapped by poverty. The book gives reasons to motivate everyone to become involved in the struggle to eradicate poverty. Political thought, or political philosophy, studies questions about power, justice, rights, law, and other issues related to governance.

While some believe these concepts are static, political thought asks how they originated and to what effect. Thomas Winfried Menko Pogge (/ ˈ p ɒ ɡ i /; born 13 August ) is a German philosopher and is the Director of the Global Justice Program and Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs at Yale addition to his Yale appointment, he is the Research Director of the Centre for the Study of the Mind in Nature at the University of Oslo, a Professorial Research Fellow Alma mater: Harvard University.Susan Moller Okin (J – March 3, In she published Women in Western Political Thought, in which she details the history of the perceptions of women in western political philosophy.

Her book "Justice, Gender and Family" is a critique of modern theories of mater: University of Auckland, University of Oxford. The definition of poverty, which is conventionally measured by income, is associated with Charles Booth, who came up with the concept of the poverty line in his important survey The Life and Labor of the People in London, which was carried out between and The poverty line reflects any calculations about the money required for subsistence living, including housing, food and other.