Political Philosophy by David Miller
A Very Short Introduction

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This book introduces readers to the concepts of political philosophy. It starts by explaining why the subject is important and how it tackles basic ethical questions such as 'how should we live together in society?' It looks at political authority, the reasons why we need politics at all, the limitations of politics, and whether there are areas of life that shouldn't be governed by politics. It explores the connections between political authority and justice, a constant theme in
political philosophy, and the ways in which social justice can be used to regulate rather than destroy a market economy. David Miller discusses why nations are the natural units of government and whether the rise of multiculturalism and transnational co-operation will change this: will we ever see the
formation of a world government?

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David Miller (Davie, FL), Security+, CISSP, and MCSE: Security is a network engineer, IT security and project management consultant with more than two decades of experience. David has focused on writing and teaching for the last 10 years. He has written numerous books, curriculum, presentations, and training videos for topics including: the entire MCSE track (8 courses), network security, wireless security, penetration testing, CISSP, A+, Network+ and Security+. Michael Gregg (Houston, TX), Security+, CISSP, CIW Security Analyst, is the president of Superior Solutions, Inc., a Houston-based IT security consulting firm. His organization performs security assessments and penetration testing for Fortune 1000 firms. He has more than 20 years experience in the IT field. He is an expert on security, networking, and Internet technologies. He also has the following certifications: MCSE, MCT, CTT+, A+, Network+, CNA, CCNA, CEH, CHFI, CEI, DCNP, ES Dragon IDS, ES Advanced Dragon IDS, and TICSA.
Published June 26, 2003 by OUP Oxford. 160 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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