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Social & Political

Social and Political Philosophy

Social and Political Philosophy in General

Social Epistemology

Political Obligation

Justice

Rights

Social and Political Ethics

Equality

Gender, Sexuality

Race

Liberty

Government

Philosophy of Social Sciences

Libertarianism

Communitarianism

Key Philosophers

John Stuart Mill (1806-1873)
  • Open access copies of Mill's major works include:
  • Encyclopaedia entries:
    • Mill: SEP & IEP
    • Mill's Ethics: IEP
    • Mill's Moral and Political Philosophy: SEP
Karl Marx (1818–1883)
  • This podcast from The Unexamined Life examines Marx’s The German Ideology, Part I, an early, unpublished work from 1846.
Karl Popper (1902-1994)
  • http://www.iep.utm.edu/popp-pol/
Hobbes (1588–1679)
Aquinas (1225–1274)
Plato (429–347 B.C.E.)
Aristotle (384–322 B.C.E.)
Locke (1632 - 1704)
  • Major Works
  • Encyclopaedia entries:
    • Relevant Philpapers and Mindpapers Categories:
      • The Philpapers category for
Nietzsche (1844–1900)
John Rawls (1921 - 2002)
  • This short podcast from The Unexamined Life briefly outline John Rawls’s A Theory of Justice (1971). In this longer podcast, the Unexamined Life team discuss whether Rawls' theory works.
Robert Nozick
  • SEP article on Nozick's political philosophy