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2019, vol. 9, iss. 17, pp. 25-38
Paradox of the coercive consent within the theory of the social contract
University of Banja Luka, Republic of Srpska, B&H
In this paper we will analyse some preconditions that must be met by a social contract that pleads to be valid one. When do we accept a contract as a valid agreement? There are some important classic issues, many of them are still open for discussion. With regard to this, we focus on the on the following question: Is a contract the result of free will? What is (if any) the meaning of the phrase 'coercive agreement' or 'coercive consent'? There are two extreme positions: acceptance of coercive agreement without any preconditions or rejection of coercive agreement by some deontological presumption or structural/logical contradiction claim.
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article language: Serbian
document type: Review Paper
DOI: 10.5937/politeia0-21889
published in SCIndeks: 13/02/2020
peer review method: double-blind
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