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Published: 07 January 2020

376 Pages


ISBN: 9780190052300

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Mastery, Dependence, and the Ethics of Authority

Aaron Stalnaker

  • Relates Confucian ethics and political theory to contemporary accounts of authority and dependence
  • Explores the relation of personal autonomy to the authority of experts and other practical authorities, such as political leaders
  • Provides a novel account of early Confucian virtue ethics

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