AUTHORITY is a constant and pervasive phenomenon in the history of religions. One often speaks of traditional authority, scriptural authority, ecclesiastical authority, or imperial authority...
Three topics have dominated philosophical discussion of authority: the nature of authority, the point of authority, and the sources of authority.
The Nature of Authority
In providing an acco...
There are many differences between power and authority, with the significant differences being the nature of the terms and the differing types of each concept. The first of these differences being the...