Laurence Houlgate
Understanding John Locke is an introduction and guide to one of the most influential books in the history of political philosophy: John Locke's Second Treatise of Government, first published in 1689. John Locke's short book was the intellectual inspiration of two revolutions: The Whig revolt against absolute monarchy in 17th century England and alm ...
Number of pages: 159 | Publication Date: 2018-03-27 | ISBN-13: 9781980594277

Understanding PlatoUnderstanding Plato
Laurence D. Houlgate
Understanding Plato is the first book in a series on the classical philosophers. It contains a complete discussion and anaysis of four of the early Socratic dialogues (Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno) and the Republic, Plato's longer and more famous work. All books in the seies are designed for beginning and intermediate philosophy students who wan ...
Number of pages: 195 | Publication Date: 2017-01-22 | ISBN-13: 9781520415802

Laurence Houlgate
Understanding John Stuart Mill, like the previous two books in the philosophical classics series, is a guide for beginning philosophy and political science students. Previous guides have been to Plato's Socratic Dialogues and the Republic, and to John Locke's Second Treatise of Government. These are guides for smart students who are reading the cla ...
Number of pages: 215 | Publication Date: 2018-06-29 | ISBN-13: 9781983246029

Laurence Houlgate
In the eighteenth century, the words “natural religion” referred to religious beliefs based on reason and evidence instead of revelation. In Understanding David Hume, Professor Laurence Houlgate guides serious students through the labyrinth of arguments for and against the existence and infinite nature of God, focusing mainly on the famous Desi ...
Number of pages: 217 | Publication Date: 2019-05-23 | ISBN-13: 9781097769445

Laurence Houlgate
This book is fourth in a series devoted to helping students understand some of the great works in ethics, social and political philosophy. It has been said that Kant's Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals "is the single most important work in modern moral philosophy" (Henry Allison). It is also one of the most difficult books to comprehend, espe ...
Number of pages: 119 | Publication Date: 2018-10-27 | ISBN-13: 9781728924502

Morals, Marriage, and ParenthoodMorals, Marriage, and Parenthood
Laurence D. Houlgate
This ground-breaking text is the first anthology of essays entirely devoted to ethical problems in marriage and family relationships. This collection of classical and contemporary sources brings together a wide range of ethical issues including family ethics, children's rights, and parental responsibilities. ...
Number of pages: 276 | Publication Date: 1998-10-01 | ISBN-13: 9780534551575

Children's Rights, State Intervention, Custody And DivorceChildren's Rights, State Intervention, Custody And Divorce
Laurence D. Houlgate
This work analyzes four problems arising from the legal relation of the state to the family and to individuals within families. Do children have the same rights as adults? When can the state intervene in families to protect children? How should disputes be resolved? Can ethical theory be used to resolve family problems? ...
Number of pages: 255 | Publication Date: 2005-09-30 | ISBN-13: 9780773460492

Philosophy, Law and the FamilyPhilosophy, Law and the Family
Laurence D. Houlgate
This textbook uses cases in family law to illustrate both traditional philosophical problems in the law as well as problems that are unique to family law. In the beginning chapters family law cases are employed to introduce the reader to philosophical debates about the relationship between law and morals, about how one ought to interpret the U.S. ...
Number of pages: 300 | Publication Date: 2018-07-12 | ISBN-13: 9783319845722

Family and StateFamily and State
Laurence D. Houlgate
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Number of pages: 224 | Publication Date: 1988-06-28 | ISBN-13: 9780847675883

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