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    Political Obligations.George Klosko (ed.) - 2005 - Oxford University Press.
    This is the first in-depth study of popular attitudes towards political obligations and how these are viewed by the state. Leading political theorist George Klosko provides a full defense of a theory of political obligation based on the principle of fairness, which is widely viewed as the strongest theory of obligation currently available. This theory is then extended into a developed 'multiple principle' theory of obligation.
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    The Principle of Fairness and Political Obligation.George Klosko - 1991 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    In this now-classic work, he clearly and systematically formulates what others thought impossible_a principle of fairness that specifies a set of conditions which grounds existing political obligations and bridges the gap between the abstract accounts of political principles and the actual beliefs of political actors. Brought up-to-date with a new introduction, this new edition will be of great interest to all interested in political thought.
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    The Principle of Fairness and Political Obligation.George Klosko (ed.) - 1991 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    In this now-classic work, he clearly and systematically formulates what others thought impossible_a principle of fairness that specifies a set of conditions which grounds existing political obligations and bridges the gap between the abstract accounts of political principles and the actual beliefs of political actors. Brought up-to-date with a new introduction, this new edition will be of great interest to all interested in political thought.
  4. The principle of fairness and political obligation.George Klosko - 1987 - Ethics 97 (2):353-362.
    In this now-classic work, he clearly and systematically formulates what others thought impossible_a principle of fairness that specifies a set of conditions which grounds existing political obligations and bridges the gap between the abstract accounts of political principles and the actual beliefs of political actors. Brought up-to-date with a new introduction, this new edition will be of great interest to all interested in political thought.
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    The Principle of Fairness and Political Obligation.George Klosko - 1991 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    In this now-classic work, he clearly and systematically formulates what others thought impossible_a principle of fairness that specifies a set of conditions which grounds existing political obligations and bridges the gap between the abstract accounts of political principles and the actual beliefs of political actors. Brought up-to-date with a new introduction, this new edition will be of great interest to all interested in political thought.
  6. Presumptive benefit, fairness, and political obligation.George Klosko - 1987 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 16 (3):241-259.
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    Are Political Obligations Content Independent?George Klosko - 2011 - Political Theory 39 (4):498-523.
    Current scholars generally view political obligations as "content independent." Citizens have moral reasons to obey the law because it is the law, rather than because of the content of different laws. However, this position is subject to criticism on both theoretical and practical grounds. The main consideration in favor of content independence, the so-called "self-image of the state," does not actually support it. Properly understood, the state's self-image is to comply with laws because of the underlying moral reasons that justify (...)
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    Perfectionism and Neutrality: Essays in Liberal Theory.Bruce Ackerman, Richard J. Arneson, Ronald W. Dworkin, Gerald F. Gaus, Kent Greenawalt, Vinit Haksar, Thomas Hurka, George Klosko, Charles Larmore, Stephen Macedo, Thomas Nagel, John Rawls, Joseph Raz & George Sher - 2003 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    Editors provide a substantive introduction to the history and theories of perfectionism and neutrality, expertly contextualizing the essays and making the collection accessible.
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  9. Justice Is Conflict.Stuart Hampshire, George Klosko, John Tomasi & Ross Zucker - 2003 - Political Theory 31 (4):589-601.
     
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    Democratic Procedures and Liberal Consensus.George Klosko - 2004 - Oxford University Press.
    In this ground-breaking study, George Klosko combines a theoretical discussion of liberalism with an empirical analysis of the conditions under which people give their support to liberal democratic regimes and regard policies as legitimate.
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  11. Democratic Procedures and Liberal Consensus.George Klosko - 2000 - Philosophy 75 (294):622-626.
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  12. The Development of Plato's Political Theory.George Klosko - 1987 - Philosophy 62 (239):109-111.
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  13. Multiple Principles of Political Obligation.George Klosko - 2004 - Philosophy Today 32 (6):801-824.
    Scholars who doubt the existence of general political obligations typically criticize and reject theories of obligation based on individual moral principles, for example, consent, fairness, or a natural duty of justice. Astronger position can result fromcombining different principles in a single theory. I develop a multiprinciple theory of political obligation, based on the principle of fairness, a natural duty of justice, and what I call the “common good” principle. The three principles interact in three main ways: “cumulation,” combining the separate (...)
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  14. The development of Plato's political theory.George Klosko - 1986 - New York: Oxford University Press.
    Like the first edition, this edition of The Development of Plato's Political Theory provides a clear, scholarly account of Plato's political theory in the context of the social and political events of his time. This second edition has been thoroughly revised to take into account scholarly developments during the last twenty years.
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    Rawls, Weithman, and the Stability of Liberal Democracy.George Klosko - 2015 - Res Publica 21 (3):235-249.
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    Political Obligation and the Natural Duties of Justice.George Klosko - 1994 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 23 (3):251-270.
  17. The Oxford Handbook of the History of Political Philosophy.George Klosko (ed.) - 2011 - New York: Oxford University Press UK.
    The Oxford Handbook of the History of Political Philosophy presents fifty original essays, each specially written by a leading figure in the field, covering the entire subject of the history of political philosophy. They provide not only surveys of the state of research but substantial pieces that engage with, and move forward, current debates. Part I addresses questions of method, and examines the value of the history of political philosophy and the history of the discipline itself. Part II, on chronological (...)
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    Toward a Consistent Interpretation of the Protagoras.George Klosko - 1979 - Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 61 (2):125-142.
  19. 10. Jacob Levy, The Multiculturalism of Fear Jacob Levy, The Multiculturalism of Fear (pp. 891-895).Roger Crisp, Larry S. Temkin, Robert Sugden, Robert N. Johnson, George Klosko & Paul Hurley - 2003 - Ethics 113 (4).
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    Political obligation and gratitude.George Klosko - 1989 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 18 (4):352-358.
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    Stability: Political and Conception: A Response to Professor Weithman.George Klosko - 2015 - Res Publica 21 (3):265-272.
  22. Political Obligation.George Klosko - 2011 - In The Oxford Handbook of the History of Political Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
    This is the first in-depth study of popular attitudes towards political obligations and how these are viewed by the state. Leading political theorist George Klosko provides a full defense of a theory of political obligation based on the principle of fairness, which is widely viewed as the strongest theory of obligation currently available.
     
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    Democratic Authority and Respect for the Law.Harrison Frye & George Klosko - 2017 - Law and Philosophy 36 (1):1-23.
    In recent years, scholars have argued that democratic provenance of law establishes moral requirements to obey it. We argue against this view, claiming that, rather than establishing moral requirements to obey the law, democratic provenance grounds only requirements to respect it. Establishing what we view as this more plausible account makes clear not only exactly what democracy itself contributes to requirements to obey the law but also important difficulties proponents of democratic authority must overcome in order successfully to make their (...)
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    Fair Play, Reciprocity, and Natural Duties of Justice.George Klosko - 2020 - Ratio Juris 33 (4):335-350.
    In this paper, I respond to what is currently the most significant criticism of the principle fair play as a basis for political obligations. In a series of cases in which obligations appear to be established by fair play, important scholars contend that the moral principle at work is not fair play but a natural duty of justice to provide essential benefits to other people. Such natural duty accounts strikingly ignore requirements of reciprocity, to make appropriate return for benefits received. (...)
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  25. The Refutation of Callicles in Plato's Gorgias.George Klosko - 1984
     
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  26. Popper's Plato: An assessment.George Klosko - 1996 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 26 (4):509-527.
    The author examines Karl Popper's contribution to the study of Plato in The Open Society and Its Enemies. Assessment of Popper's claims that Plato is a totalitarian, a historicist, and a racist confirms what has become the general opinion of the work, that it played a major role in changing perceptions of Plato's political theory, in spite of significant problems with many of Popper's claims and the evidence he uses to support them.
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    Samaritanism and Political Obligation: A Response to Christopher Wellman’s “Liberal Theory of Political Obligation”.George Klosko - 2003 - Ethics 113 (4):835-840.
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    Socrates on Goods and Happiness.George Klosko - 1987 - History of Philosophy Quarterly 4 (3):251 - 264.
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  29. Consent theory of political obligation.George Klosko - 2018 - In Peter Schaber & Andreas Müller (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Consent. Routledge.
     
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    An Empirical Approach to Political Liberalism.George Klosko - 2004 - In Shaun Young (ed.), Political Liberalism: Variations on a Theme. State Uiversity of New York Press. pp. 129--148.
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    Four arguments against political obligations from gratitude.George Klosko - 1991 - Public Affairs Quarterly 5 (1):33-48.
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    Parfit’s Moral Arithmetic and the Obligation to Obey the Law.George Klosko - 1990 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 20 (2):191-213.
    Though consequentialist theories of political obligation have been widely criticized in recent years, a series of arguments presented by Derek Parfit, in Reasons and Persons, are now believed to have given this position new life.
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    The "Rule" of Reason in Plato's Psychology.George Klosko - 1988 - History of Philosophy Quarterly 5 (4):341 - 356.
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    The technical conception of virtue.George Klosko - 1981 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 19 (1):95-102.
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    The Duty to Obey the Law: Selected Philosophical Readings.Leslie Green, Kent Greenawalt, Nancy J. Hirschmann, George Klosko, Mark C. Murphy, John Rawls, Joseph Raz, Rolf Sartorius, A. John Simmons, M. B. E. Smith, Philip Soper, Jeremy Waldron, Richard A. Wasserstrom & Robert Paul Wolff (eds.) - 1998 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    The question 'Why should I obey the law?' introduces a contemporary puzzle that is as old as philosophy itself. The puzzle is especially troublesome if we think of cases in which breaking the law is not otherwise wrongful, and in which the chances of getting caught are negligible. Philosophers from Socrates to H.L.A. Hart have struggled to give reasoned support to the idea that we do have a general moral duty to obey the law but, more recently, the greater number (...)
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    Content-Independent Obligations.George Klosko - 2014 - Political Theory 42 (2):223-227.
  37. Demotike-arete in the'republic'.George Klosko - 1982 - History of Political Thought 3 (3):363-381.
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    Duties to assist others and political obligations.George Klosko - 2004 - Politics, Philosophy and Economics 3 (2):143-159.
    In response to recent criticisms of traditional theories of political obligation, scholars have advanced moral reasons for complying with the law that focus on natural duties to assist other people who are in need. In discussions of political obligation, these ‘rescue principles’ are presented as alternatives to traditional principles. I argue that theories of political obligation based on rescue principles are not able to fulfill the role theorists assign them. If the underlying assumptions of rescue theories are uncovered, they can (...)
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  39. Persuasion and moral reform in Plato and Aristotle.George Klosko - 1993 - Revue Internationale de Philosophie 47 (184):31-49.
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    Plato and the Morality of Fallacy.George Klosko - 1987 - American Journal of Philology 108 (4).
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  41. Thucydides and Hobbes's State of Nature'.George Klosko & Daryl Rice - 1985 - History of Political Thought 6 (3):405.
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    History of Political Theory: An Introduction: Volume Ii: Modern.George Klosko - 2013 - Oxford University Press.
    History of Political Theory: An Introduction is an engaging introduction to the main figures in the history of Western Political Theory and their most important works. The second volume traces the origin and development of liberal political theory, and so the foundations for contemporary views.
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    Commentary: Liberal Toleration, Recognition, and Same-Sex Marriage: A Response to Richard H. Dees and Anna.Elisabetta Galeotti & George Klosko - 2008 - In Russel Hardin, Ingrid Crepell & Stephen Macedo (eds.), Toleration on Trial. Lexington Books. pp. 135.
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    A Response to Richard H. Dees and Anna Elisabetta Galeotti.George Klosko - 2008 - In Russel Hardin, Ingrid Crepell & Stephen Macedo (eds.), Toleration on Trial. Lexington Books. pp. 135.
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    Books in Review.George Klosko - 1992 - Political Theory 20 (1):164-167.
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    Contemporary Anglo--american political philosophy.George Klosko - 2011 - In The Oxford Handbook of the History of Political Philosophy. Oxford University Press. pp. 456.
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    Cosmopolitanism, Political Obligation, and the Welfare State.George Klosko - 2009 - Political Theory 37 (2):243-265.
    While we generally take it for granted that governments should provide social welfare and other benefits to their citizens, justification of these services depends on special moral requirements people owe to their compatriots, as opposed to inhabitants of other countries, who may be far more needy. While widely discussed defenses of compatriot preferences can be seen to be flawed, the latter may be justified through a public goods argument. Security and other public goods are not only necessary for acceptable lives (...)
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  48. Contemporary Political Philosophy: Anglo-American.George Klosko - 2011 - In The Oxford Handbook of the History of Political Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
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    History of Political Theory: An Introduction: Volume I: Ancient and Medieval.George Klosko - 2012 - Oxford University Press.
    History of Political Theory: An Introduction is an engaging introduction to the main figures in the history of Western Political Theory and their most important works. The first volume traces the development of political theory "from the beginning" in ancient Greece through to the Reformation.
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  50. Jacobins and Utopians: The Political Theory of Fundamental Moral Reform.George Klosko - 2006 - Philosophy 81 (318):690-694.
     
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