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A Theory of Political Obligation: Membership, Commitment, and the Bonds of Society
Margaret Gilbert offers an incisive new approach to a classic problem of political philosophy: when and why should I do what the law tells me to do? Do I have special obligations to conform to the laws of my own country and if so, why? In what sense, if any, must I fight in wars in which my country is engaged, if ordered to do so, or suffer the penalty for law breaking--in ...more
Hardcover, 332 pages
Published May 1st 2006 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published January 1st 2006)
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