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Philosophy and Public Affairs : Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplements - John Haldane

Philosophy and Public Affairs

Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplements

By: John Haldane (Editor)

Paperback Published: 15th November 2000
ISBN: 9780521667845
Number Of Pages: 216

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This collection of new essays derives from a conference sponsored by the Royal Institute of Philosophy and the Centre of Philosophy and Public Affairs at the University of St Andrews. It brings together a number of prominent academics from the fields of philosophy and political theory along with politicians and social commentators. The subjects covered include liberalism, education, welfare policy, religion, art and culture, and cloning. The mix of contributors and the topicality of the subject matter should further promote a serious engagement between philosophy and public life.

Introduction
In defence of individualism
Market boundaries and human goods
A tale of three Karls: Marx, Popper, Polyani and post-socialist Europe
Liberty's hollow triumph
Politics, religion and national identity
Contemporary art, democracy, and the state
Popular culture and public affairs
Welfare and the state
Questions of begging
Philosophy and educational policy
What did John Dewey want?
Educating for citizenship
Being human: science, knowledge and virtue
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ISBN: 9780521667845
ISBN-10: 0521667844
Series: Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplements
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 15th November 2000
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.32