Chapter

Domination and Human Flourishing

Frank Lovett

in A General Theory of Domination and Justice

Published in print May 2010 | ISBN: 9780199579419
Published online September 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191722837 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579419.003.0005
 							Domination and Human Flourishing

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The various connections between freedom from domination and human flourishing are shown to account for the wrongness of domination. Benevolent and consensual dominations are shown not to detract from the general claim that freedom from domination is an important good. The limited significance of the claim from Hegel and others that domination will be self‐defeating is discussed.

Keywords: human flourishing; domination; freedom (liberty); consent; Hegel

Chapter.  13753 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Political Theory

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