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Introduction

George Klosko

in Political Obligations

Published in print March 2005 | ISBN: 9780199256204
Published online April 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602351 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199256209.003.0001
Introduction

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Reviews the basic features of a theory of political obligation on the basis of the principle of fairness, discusses the criteria a successful theory of obligation should satisfy, and explores the claim that most people believe that they have political obligations.

Keywords: ‘self-image of state’; fairness; liberalism; political obligations

Chapter.  6875 words. 

Subjects: Political Theory

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