A Companion to Contemporary Political Philosophy
Blackwell Companions to Philosophy
Editor: Robert E. Goodin
Editor: Philip Pettit
Editor: Thomas W. Pogge
This new edition of A Companion to Contemporary Political Philosophy has been extended significantly to
include 55 chapters across two volumes written by some of today's most distinguished scholars.New
contributors include some of today's most distinguished scholars, among them Thomas Pogge, Charles
Beitz, and Michael Doyle Provides in-depth coverage of contemporary philosophical debate in all major
related disciplines, such as economics, history, law, political science, international relations and
sociology Presents analysis of key political ideologies, including new chapters on Cosmopolitanism and
FundamentalismIncludes detailed discussions of major concepts in political philosophy, including virtue,
power, human rights, and just war
Robert E. Goodin
Robert E. Goodin is a Distinguished Professor jointly of Philosophy and of Social & Political Theory in the
Research School of Social Sciences and a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy. General Editor
of a 10-volume series of Oxford Handbooks of Political Science and founding editor of Blackwell's Journal
of Political Philosophy, Goodin served as co-editor of the British Journal of Political Science and
Associate Editor of Ethics.
Philip Pettit, formerly of the Australian National University, is now L.S. Rockefeller University Professor of
Politics and Human Values at Princeton University. He works in moral and political theory and on
background issues in philosophical psychology and social ontology.
Thomas W. Pogge
Thomas Pogge is Professor of Political Science at Columbia University and Professorial Fellow at the
ANU Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics. He is editor for social and political philosophy for
the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy and a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science.
"The Companion will serve as a useful resource for undergraduates and researchers alike. The diverse
selection of expert contributors is impressive."
"Strongly recommended. University libraries catering for courses in politics, philosophy, law or the social
sciences will all find useful material here, and should consider it for acquisition."
"As a whole the volume serves as a fine survey for the advanced undergraduate student and a good
reference work for the professional seeking connections to ideas outside a narrow specialization.
Summing Up: Recommended."
a narrow specialization.
Summing Up: Recommended."