In moral and political philosophy, the social contract or political contract is a
theory or model, ..... David Gauthier "neo-Hobbesian" theory argues that
cooperation between two ... In hi...
John Rawls' A Theory of Justice; David Gauthier .... which he called the
Sovereign, must be ceded absolute authority if society is to survive. Hobbes'
political theory is best understood if taken in two parts: his theory of human
motivation, ..... Included in this version of the social contract is the idea of
Mar 3, 1996 ... The social contract in contemporary moral and political theory is an attempt, ...
more impartial version of you) would agree to P. What has that to do with you? ....
as David Gauthier puts it, to resolve the “foundational crisis” of morality: .... In his
Lectures on the History of Political Philosophy Rawls tells us that...
Jan 1, 1999 ... B. Social Contract as Revolution and Constitution . ... His theory has been widely
discussed, criticized, and applied in diverse .... and innovations in law.10
Professor David A.J. Richards has argued both ..... 1 983) (stating that Locke
called for rules of law desig.11.ed to .... His version of social contract theory.
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 ...
We shall develop a theory of morals as part of the theory of rational choice. ...
would make, were he called upon to select the basic principles of his society from
...... effects of this conception are one of the themes of my 'The Social Contract as
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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” , as Gauthier
calls it, ... genuine first octavo edition (first state with standing Justice) ...
Adam Smith, with his friend David Hume, is one of the great critics of the social
contract. .... attacking a consent based, historical version of the social contract
that we might call, following Gauthier, original contractarianism (1979: 12). This is
The second assumption, which is mainly made by David Gauthier, has proved to
be ... investigation, due to his influence on the moral contract theories of Gauthier
.... Rawls's interpretation of the agreement situation, which he calls the original ...
Mar 3, 2016 ... The fool and the franchiser: formal justice in the political theories of Hobbes ... to
what Hobbes calls distributive justice and to what Rawls calls justice for
institutions. .... Yet at no point in Leviathan does Hobbes indicate that his contract
..... the trustworthy, and the prudent but trustworthy man (David Gauthie...