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Bewaji, John
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The social contract tradition
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1999
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Paper presented at the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy held in Boston, Massachusetts from August 10-15, 1998.
Abstract
Attempts to answer various philosophical question concerning the classical contract tradition of Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau. Suggests that it is very presumptuous of contractarianist to suppose that they have captured the only logically valid basis of democratic practice universally.