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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 ... Going further, David Gauthier argues that any system of moral constraints must be ... Social contract theories are a model of justification that have several general .... Geoffrey Brennan and James Buchanan argue that a version of .... In his Lectures on the History of Political Philosophy Rawls tells us that “a ...

peasoup.typepad.com/peasoup/2013/07/ethics-discussions-at-pea-soup-david-gauthiers-twenty-five-on-with-precis-by-dimock-1.html

Jul 18, 2013 ... We are pleased to present our Ethics discussion of David Gauthier's "Twenty-Five On." ... His innovation, however, is to apply principles of rational choice to ... Gauthier's theory provides the error theory we need if we are to maintain .... to pass the 'contractarian test' (as Gauthier calls it in 'Twenty-Five On').

www.morality2.com

Morality version 2.0 has joined Steemit, an exciting new social media platform where .... By contrast, non-political or "moral" social contract theory not only has a completely ... David Gauthier is a representative of this kind of contractarianism. In his book Morals by Agreement, it is argued that it is rational for each person to  ...

philosophyfaculty.ucsd.edu/faculty/rarneson/Courses/GauthierChapter1.pdf

are also the true interest of each individual?1 David Hume, who asked this question, .... And so again there is a basic difference between our theory and his. ... proponents of what we shall call the universalistic conception of rationality insist that ..... effects of this conception are one of the themes of my 'The Social Contract as ...

www.jstor.org/stable/2234951

i996] HARGREAVES HEAP AND VAROUFAKIS: GAME THEORY 23I appears to be .... in what he calls 'hatchet work': the clearing away of (alleged) common confusions in the ... John Harsanyi, John Rawls, James Buchanan, and David Gauthier in proposing his own version of social contract theory. Unfortunately, this.

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.

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 ...