© 1988

The Democratic Perspective

Political and Social Philosophy


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-IX
  2. Introduction

    1. Jan Srzednicki
      Pages 1-9
  3. The Convergence of Interests

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Jan Srzednicki
      Pages 13-28
    3. Jan Srzednicki
      Pages 29-76
  4. Public Good and Public Demand

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 77-77
    2. Jan Srzednicki
      Pages 79-97
    3. Jan Srzednicki
      Pages 99-126
  5. Procedural Proposals

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 285-285
    2. Jan Srzednicki
      Pages 287-305
    3. Jan Srzednicki
      Pages 307-337
    4. Jan Srzednicki
      Pages 339-368
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 369-376

About this book


Section 1 One of the big problems facing us is the need to plan for the betterment and improvement of society. In any status quo there are many unsatisfactory moments and experience shows that with changing conditions, even those elements of our communal structure that work well will often get out of step and become a problem. We need then to introduce devices both to alleviate present troubles and, if possible, to anticipate future ones. On the whole, it might appear to the untutored eye that the matter is relatively simple. For instance, if we keep increasing prices of commodities without increasing incomes, and especially if we allow inflation to proceed unfettered as well, the situation will certainly deteriorate. What we need to


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.The University of MelbourneAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title The Democratic Perspective
  • Book Subtitle Political and Social Philosophy
  • Authors Jan J.T. Srzednicki
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1988
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-90-247-3598-3
  • Softcover ISBN 978-94-010-8143-6
  • eBook ISBN 978-94-009-3671-3
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages IX, 376
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Political Philosophy
    Philosophy, general
    Political Science
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