Political Obligation

[Revised entry by Richard Dagger and David Lefkowitz on August 7, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] To have a political obligation is to have a moral duty to obey the laws of one's
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[Revised entry by Richard Dagger and David Lefkowitz on August 7, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] To have a political obligation is to have a moral duty to obey the laws of one's country or state. On that point there is almost complete agreement among political philosophers. But how does one acquire such an obligation, and how many people have really done what is necessary...

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