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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_contract

In both moral and political philosophy, the social contract or political contract is a theory or ..... different version of social contract theory, as the foundations of political rights ... David Gauthier "neo-Hobbesian" theory argues that cooperation between ... In his model for the social contract, factors including trust, rationality, and ...

www.iep.utm.edu/soc-cont

John Rawls' A Theory of Justice; David Gauthier .... Hobbes' political theory is best understood if taken in two parts: his theory of human motivation, .... along with it, all of which Hobbes calls 'commodious living' are purely conventional. ..... Included in this version of the social contract is the idea of reciprocated duties: the ...

plato.stanford.edu/entries/contractarianism

Jun 18, 2000 ... While mainstream contractarian theories are hypothetical contract theories, an .... and influential contemporary contractarian theory, David Gauthier's, is in order. .... She calls her approach a “conjectural history,” which she uses both to ... Gauthier , in fact, explicitly argued that his contractarianism aids the ...

plato.stanford.edu/entries/contractarianism-contemporary

Mar 3, 1996 ... The aim of a social contract theory is to show that members of some society have ... Going further, David Gauthier argues that any system of moral ... agreement (or lack of rejection in T. M. Scanlon's version), not by the reasons that ..... In his Lectures on the History of Political Philosophy Rawls tells us that “a ...

www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/full/10.1086/521635

In the preface to Rousseau: The Sentiment of Existence David Gauthier ... He is, of course, famous for his use of sophisticated analytical methods in moral theory: he refers ... The Discourse account of the rise of a society prompted by the call “ help me” ... program of the Emile and the political program of the Social Contract.

reasonandmeaning.com/2015/04/12/david-gauthiers-moral-contractarianism

Apr 12, 2015 ... Gauthier develops his theory of morality as part of a theory of rational choice ... we must adopt what Gauthier calls “morals by agreement,” those ...

www.johnjthrasher.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Adam-Smith-and-the-Social-Contract.pdf

Adam Smith, with his friend David Hume, is one of the great critics of the ... Hume and Smith are the beginning of a move away from contract theory and the early .... attacking a consent based, historical version of the social contract that we might call, following Gauthier, original contractarianism (1979: 12). This is the.

benegg.net/publications/Eggleston_The_Toxin_and_the_Tyrant.pdf

1 My sincere thanks go to David Gauthier, for encouraging my work on this paper and for ... successive versions of it. ... maximization, Gauthier proposes a conception of rationality that he calls ... does his theory more harm than good. 2. ... Dealing: Contract, Ethics, and Reason (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1990), pp.

ethicsinpr.wikispaces.com/Social+Contract+Theory+of+Morality+-+Terminology

Kant's use of the social contract is consistent with his moral theory about the capacity ... to David Gauthier's theory: basic equality in the desires and needs of people, ... situation there is a “structural problem of interaction” [10], as Gauthier calls it, ... genuine first octavo edition (first state with standing Justice) of Jean- Jacques ...