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Force and Freedom

Kant’s Legal and Political Philosophy

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ISBN 9780674035065

Publication Date: 10/15/2009


416 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


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  • Preface
  • Acknowledgment
  • 1. Kant on Law and Justice
  • 2. The Innate Right of Humanity
  • 3. Private Right I: Acquired Rights
  • 4. Private Right II: Property
  • 5. Private Right III: Contract and Consent
  • 6. Three Defects in the State of Nature
  • 7. Public Right I: Giving Laws to Ourselves
  • 8. Public Right II: Roads to Freedom
  • 9. Public Right III: Redistribution and Equality of Opportunity
  • 10. Public Right IV: Punishment
  • 11. Public Right V: Revolution and the Right of Human Beings as Such
  • Appendix “A Postulate Incapable of Further Proof”

Awards & Accolades

  • Co-Winner, 2011 Canadian Philosophical Association Book Prize
  • Shortlist, 2010 C.B. MacPherson Prize, Canadian Political Science Association

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