Political Systems Based on Consent
Economic Systems Based on Labor
Legal Systems Based on Equality
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TABLE OF CONTENTS/OUTLINE
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER ONE: THE METHODOLOGY
  Epistemology
Science
Logic
Exercise: Imagination of an Ungoverned "State of Nature"

CHAPTER TWO: THE ASSUMPTIONS
  Assumption #1: People Are Social, Self-Interested and Subjective
Assumption #2: People Differ Based on Their Genetics and Environment
Assumption #3: People are Morally Independent

CHAPTER THREE: THE PRECEPTS
Question #1: How are these elements of human nature relevant to societal interaction?
  Precept #1: Cooperation, Conflict and Consolidation
 
Question #2: What is the most rational objective for human beings to collectively pursue?
  Precept #2: The Common Good - Service and Protection
 
Question #3: What is the most rational way to address conflict and accomplish common objectives?
  Precept #3: Establishment of Law and Government
 
Question #4: What is the optimal method for structuring law and government to accomplish common objectives?
  Precept #4: Identifying Fundamental Goals and Instituting Those Systems Most Likely to Accomplish Them
 
Question #5: What foundation for governmental systems is most conducive to reducing conflict and accomplishing common objectives?
  Precept #5: Individual Autonomy
 
Question #6: What foundations for governmental systems are most likely to be institutionalized by people in positions of power?
  Precept #6: Ideologies that Serve Private Interests
 
Question #7: What foundation for political systems would serve the common good most effectively?
The Operative Ideologies
      Systems Based on Absolute Power: Totalitarianism
      Systems Based on Oligarchy: Republicanism
      Systems Based on Restoration: Conservatism
      Systems Based on Moderation: Liberalism
  Precept #7: The Better Answer - Systems Based on Consent
 
Question #8: What foundation for economic systems would serve the common good most effectively?
The Operative Ideologies
      Systems Based on Status: Capitalism, et al.
      Systems Based on Alleviation: Keynesianism, et al.
      Systems Based on Need: Communism
      Systems Based on Equality: Socialism, et al.
  Precept #8: The Better Answer - Systems Based on Labor
 
Question #9: What foundation for legal systems would serve the common good most effectively?
The Operative Ideologies
      Systems Based on Privilege: "Classism”
      Systems Based on Collusion: “Fraternalism”
      Systems Based on Natural Law: "Moralism”
      Systems Based on Vengeance: “Retributionism”
  Precept #9: The Better Answer - Systems Based on Equality
 
Question #10: What would be the most effective mechanism for ensuring that citizens have the opportunity to freely choose which type of government that they contract to support?
  Precept #10: Establishing Domestic and International Rights to Individual Autonomy
 
Question #11: What would be the optimal method for protecting a right to individual autonomy?
  Precept #11: Expanding Social Contract Law to Require Compliance with Principles of Civil Contract Law
      a. Bargained For Exchange
      b. Offer and Acceptance
      c. Consideration
      d. No Defenses
 
Question #12: What steps would be most conducive to allowing the most people to live under a government of their choosing?
  Precept #12: Encouraging Nation Building Based on Philosophy
 

CHAPTER FOUR: THE PAST
  The Common Theoretical Diseases
  Governmental Self-Regulation
Monolithic Format
Contract Law Impunity
  The Evolution of Political Theory
  False Dilemma
Progressive Failures: Bad Medicine
  A Modus Operandi: Identifying the Perpetrators

CHAPTER FIVE: THE FUTURE
  A Plan of Action
  Progressive Unification and Solidarity
Domestic Constitutional Conventions
Reforming the United Nations
An International Constitutional Convention
Organized Democratization

INDEX
GLOSSARY

 


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