- 215 pages
- You and the State
- Jan Narveson
- 11 March 2019 Jan Narveson
Jan Narveson Asks The Provocative, Philosophical Question Is The State Necessary In This Unusual Introduction To Political Philosophy, Narveson Draws On The History Of Political Philosophy And Discusses Its Main Theories_classic Liberal, Democratic, Socialist, Radical_with Reference To How Each Sees The Place Of The Individual In The Political Order Narveson S Critique Is Situated Within Issues Of Freedom, Authority, Economic Welfare, International Relations And Others To Explore How And Whether The State Is Necessary His Argument Is Ultimately Anti Statist And Takes Seriously The Question Of Whether And How Some Version Of Anarchism Might Make Sense.
Jan Narveson is a professor of philosophy at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada He is the author of a couple hundred papers in philosophical periodicals and anthologies, mainly on moral and political theory and practice, and of several books He is on the editorial boards of many philosophic journals, is a frequent contributor to conferences in many countries, was elected a Fellow of t