A Critique of the Social Contract - Hegel, Marx and Foucault

14 Pages Posted: 14 Feb 2013

Date Written: February 14, 2006

Abstract

Despite Westphalian notions of the social contract as an instrument that secures rights and freedoms, the social contract is not a guarantor of rights and freedoms as demonstrated by intellectuals such as Hegel, Marx and Foucault.

Keywords: Hegel, Karl Marx, Foucault, social contract

Suggested Citation

Lal, Prerna P, A Critique of the Social Contract - Hegel, Marx and Foucault (February 14, 2006). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2217846 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2217846

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