Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 July 2018

320 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199388837

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Playing Fair

Political Obligation and the Problems of Punishment

Richard Dagger

Studies in Penal Theory and Philosophy

  • Lays out a coherent account of political obligation and its challenges for political and legal philosophers
  • Establishes the connection of fair play to moral duties and political obligations and examines the relationship among cooperation, justice, and fair play
  • Comprises a defense of the standard account of authority and of the more demanding view of the citizen's obligation to obey the laws of a genuine polity