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  1. added 2016-04-28
    Alberto Vanzo (forthcoming). Kant's "False Subtlety of the Four Syllogistic Figures" in Its Intellectual Context. In Luca Gili & Marco Sgarbi (eds.), The Aftermath of Syllogism. Bloomsbury
    This chapter discusses the relation between Kant’s views on the foundations of syllogistic inference in ‘The False Subtlety of the Four Syllogistic Figures’, the views of eighteenth-century German authors who wrote on syllogism, and the conception of metaphysics that Kant developed in 1762-1764. Kant’s positions are, on the whole, rather original, even though they are not as independent from the intellectual context as Kant’s later, Critical philosophy. Despite Kant’s polemical tone, his views on syllogism are not primarily motivated by polemical (...)
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    Maarten Steenhagen (forthcoming). Against Adversarial Discussion. Collingwood and British Idealism Studies.
    Why did R.G. Collingwood come to reject the adversarial style of philosophical discussion so popular among his Oxford peers? The main aim of this paper is to explain why Collingwood came to reject his colleagues’ specific style of philosophical dialogue on methodological grounds, and to show how the argument against adversarial philosophical discussion is integrated with Collingwood’s overall criticism of realist philosophy. His argument exploits a connection between method and practice that should be taken seriously even today.
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    Dennis Schulting (forthcoming). On An Older Dispute: Hegel, Pippin, and the Separability of Concept and Intuition in Kant. In Kantian Nonconceptualism. Palgrave Macmillan
    In this chapter, I am interested in how, following Hegel’s critique of Kant, recent Hegelians have interpreted Kant’s claims in the Transcendental Deduction (TD), in particular. Hegelians such as Robert Pippin think that in TD Kant effectively compromises or wavers on the strict separability between concepts and intuitions he stipulates at A51/B75. For if the argument of TD, in particular in its B-version, is that the categories are not only the necessary conditions under which I think objects, by virtue of (...)
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    Wayne M. Martin, Fichte’s Logical Legacy: Thetic Judgment From the Wissenschaftslehre to Brentano.
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    Hanne Appelqvist (forthcoming). On Wittgenstein's Kantian Solution of the Problem of Philosophy. British Journal for the History of Philosophy:1-23.
    ABSTRACTIn 1931 Wittgenstein wrote: ‘the limit of language manifests itself in the impossibility of describing the fact that corresponds to a sentence without simply repeating the sentence’. Here, Wittgenstein claims, ‘we are involved … with the Kantian solution of the problem of philosophy’. This paper shows how this remark fits with Wittgenstein's early account of the substance of the world, his account of logic, and ultimately his view of philosophy. By contrast to the currently influential resolute reading of the Tractatus, (...)
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    Corine Besson (forthcoming). Norms, Reasons and Reasoning: A Guide Through Lewis Carroll’s Regress Argument. In Daniel Star (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Reasons and Normativity.
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    Michael Cholbi (forthcoming). Understanding Kant's Ethics. Cambridge University Press.
    Preface -/- Introduction -/- PART I -/- 1 Kant’s pursuit of the Supreme Principle of Morality -/- 2 The Categorical Imperative and the Kantian theory of value, part I -/- 3 The Categorical Imperative and the Kantian theory of value, part II -/- 4 Dignity -/- 5 Freedom, reason, and the possibility of the Categorical Imperative -/- PART II -/- 6 Objections to the Formula of Universal Law -/- 7 Three problems in Kant’s practical ethics -/- 8 Reason and sentiment: (...)
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    Frederique Janssen-Lauret & Gary Kemp (eds.) (2015). Quine and His Place in History. Palgrave.
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    Vincenzo De Florio, Interpretations of the Concepts of Resilience and Evolution in the Philosophy of Leibniz.
    In this article I interpret resilience and evolution in view of the philosophy of Leibniz. First, I discuss resilience as a substance’s or a monad’s “quantity of essence” — its “degree of perfection” — which I express as the quality of the Whole with respect to the sum of the qualities of the Parts. Then I discuss evolution, which I interpret here as the autopoietic Principle that sets Itself in motion and creates all reality, including Itself. This Principle may be (...)
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    Héctor Arévalo Benito (ed.) (2016). "Rof Carballo y la Escuela de Madrid", en Piñas Mesa, A. (ed.), "Psicosomática, Medicina y Filosofìa. Humanidades Médicas en torno a J. Rof Carballo", ECUADOR-ESPAÑA, Instituto de Humanidades-CEU San Pablo/ UTPL/ASOCIACIÓN ESPAÑOLA DE MEDICINA PSICOSOMÁTICA, 2015, pp. 211-236. AsociaciónEspañoladeMedicinaPsicosomática/CEU San Pablo (Instituto de Humanidades)/Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja.
    EStudio del contexto del médico filósofo Juan Rof Carballo, la Escuela de Madrid.
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    Héctor Arévalo Benito (ed.) (2015). "José Gaos y el Seminario de Pensamiento en Lengua Española (UNAM). El caso de las mujeres filósofas", en AA.VV., "Pautas. Filosofía contemporánea de España y América" (Serie Entre Europa y América, III), UTPL, 2015, pp. 307-328. Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja.
    José Gaos (Asturias, 1900- México D.F. 1969) creó el <<Seminario para el estudio del pensamiento en los países de lengua española>> en El Colegio de México en 1941. En el verano de 1938, este filósofo español que había salido de España, llegaba a México. Ha sido José Luis Abellán quien ha señalado que la tarea de este Seminario del pensamiento en lengua española, que llevó Gaos a cabo en “El Colegio de México”, constituía una pieza clave en los estudios sobre (...)
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    Héctor Arévalo Benito (ed.) (2015). "Los mitos griegos en los medios audiovisuales: propuesta ética para la educación a través de Dédalo e Ícaro", en Villagómez Peñaloza, L.A. (coord.), <Arrebatos de la realidad. Violencia y Psic.>, MÉXICO, Editorial Fénix, 2016, 86 págs.(ISBN 978-607-96852-4-9), pp. 69-86. Editorial Fénix.
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    Héctor Arévalo Benito (ed.) (2015). "Política, Filosofía y Literatura Hispanoamericana en el s. XIX bajo la óptica de José Gaos", en Gadea, W.F. et alii, "Virtud Política, Democracia y Gobernabilidad. Estudios sobre Filosofía Política Moderna y Contemporánea", UT, Ecuador, 2015 (ISBN 9789942087300), pp. 309-356. U. Técnica Particular de Loja.
    Para José Gaos (Asturias, 1900- México, 1969) los iniciadores del pensamiento de la decadencia221 en América habían sido los filósofos modernos americanos siguientes: el mexicano Sigüenza y Góngora, o, incluso, el ecuatoriano Peralta. Pero, lo que es seguro, es que este comienzo había tenido lugar en América, antes que en España. Sin embargo, y a pesar de esta interesante idea, el mayor representante de este pensamiento de la decadencia será el gallego Feijoo –llegándose hablar, incluso, del influjo de éste en (...)
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    Frederique Janssen-Lauret (2015). Meta-Ontology, Naturalism, and The Quine-Barcan Marcus Debate. In Frederique Janssen-Lauret & Gary Kemp (eds.), Quine and His Place in History. Palgrave 146-167..
    Twenty-first century critics frequently misread Quinean ontological commitment as a toothless doctrine of anti-metaphysical pragmatism. Janssen-Lauret's historical investigations reveal that they misinterpret the influence of Quine's naturalism. His naturalistic view of philosophy as continuous with science informs a much more interesting conception of ontological commitments as generated by indispensable explanatory roles. But Janssen-Lauret uncovers a previously undetected weakness in Quine's meta-ontology. Careful examination of his debate with another naturalistic nominalist, Ruth Barcan Marcus, reveals that his holism leaves him blind to (...)
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    Héctor Arévalo Benito & Antonio Piñas Mesa (2014). "La persona como horizonte interior en la filosofía de Manuel Mindán" Revista <Metafísica y Persona. Revista de Filosofía>, U. MÁLAGA - U. AUTÓNOMA POPULAR DEL ESTADO DE PUEBLA (México), 2014. (ISSN 2007 9699. Co-autoría: Antonio Piñas Mesa), pp. 37-49. Revista METAFÍSICA Y PERSONA (U.Málaga, España/UPAEP, México) 6 (12):37-49.
    Las personas somos absolutamente diferentes de las cosas, no cabe ninguna duda al respecto. No obstante, sí debemos diferenciar nítidamente entre los individuos y el concepto de “persona”. Así pues, la persona posee un “horizonte interior”, absolutamente novedoso y que le caracteriza como ser en aproximación a la Verdad y a la Libertad, las cuales no sólo son específicas del propio humano, sino que le son necesarias en cuanto remedios contra la desolación y la tiranía. Asimismo, una sociedad puede ser (...)
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    Héctor Árévalo Benito (ed.) (2014). "El lugar la utopía americana según José Gaos" , en Arévalo, H., Bolado, G. (UNED) y LaRubia, F. (GEORGETOWN Univ.): "ENTRE EUROPA Y AMÉRICA (I): ESTUDIOS DE FILOSOFÍA CONTEMPORÁNEA EN LENGUA ESPAÑOLA", UTPL, 2014, pp. 209-251. Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja.
    Descripción del pensamiento del asturiano, exiliado en México, José Gaos (1900-1969), con especial atención a su concepción del "pensamiento hispanoamericano" escrito en lengua española.
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    Christoph Baumberger (2014). Gebaute Zeichen. Zu den Bedeutungsweisen von Bauwerken. In Jörg H. Gleiter (ed.), Symptom Design. Vom Zeigen und Sich-Zeigen der Dinge. Transkript 93-113.
    Architekturkritiker und -historiker verwenden eine Vielzahl von Ausdrücken, um anzugeben, was Bauwerke bedeuten. Es ist beispielsweise die Rede davon, dass sie etwas ausdrücken, repräsentieren, zitieren, manifestieren, darstellen oder aussagen; man kann von Gebäuden lesen, die mehrdeutig sind, als Metaphern fungieren oder auf etwas anspielen. In diesem Aufsatz frage ich, wie Bauwerke bedeuten können, um die Grundzüge einer Theorie der Bedeutungsweisen von Bauwerken und ihren Teilen vorzustellen, die als Rahmen für Einzelanalysen und historische Untersuchungen verwendet werden kann. Anstatt die meist unklaren (...)
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    Héctor Arévalo Benito (2013). "Filosofía y Vida. Debate sobre José Gaos", Sergio Sevilla y F. Vázquez, Editorial S. XXI (Colección: "Pensar en Español"), en Revista de AHF, Madrid, FONDO DE CULTURA ECONÓMICA/UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID, 2013 (Res.), pp. 313-315. [REVIEW] Revista de Hispanismo Filosófico 18:313-315.
    Hace tres años que la Facultat de Filosofia i Ciències de l’Educació de la Universitat de València acogió las II Jornadas Internacionales sobre la obra filosófica de José Gaos. Concretamente, el acontecimiento transcurrió durante los días 11, 12 y 13 de Mayo, y como consecuencia de tales jornadas —reseñadas éstas en un número anterior de la Revista—, no sólo ha aumentado el interés por la obra de nuestro asturiano universal José Gaos (1900-1969), sino que debemos agradecer a la excelente editorial (...)
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    Maria Brück (1933). Über Das Verhältnis Edmund Husserls Zu Franz Brentano. Triltsch.
  20. added 2016-04-25
    Brian Leiter (forthcoming). Reply to Five Critics of Why Tolerate Religion? Criminal Law and Philosophy:1-12.
    This is my contribution to a symposium on my book Why Tolerate Religion?, in which I respond to essays by François Boucher and Cécile Laborde, Frederick Schauer, Corey Brettschneider, and Peter Jones. I clarify and revise my view of the sense in which some religious beliefs are “insulated from reasons and evidence” in response to the criticisms of Boucher and Laborde, but take issue with other aspects of their critique. I defend most of my original argument against utilitarian and egalitarian (...)
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    Faik Kurtulmus & Gürol Irzik (forthcoming). Justice in the Distribution of Knowledge. Episteme:1-18.
    In this article we develop an account of justice in the distribution of knowledge. We first argue that knowledge is a fundamental interest that grounds claims of justice due to its role in individuals’ deliberations about the common good, their personal good and the pursuit thereof. Second, we identify the epistemic basic structure of a society, namely, the institutions that determine individuals’ opportunities for acquiring knowledge and discuss what justice requires of them. Our main contention is that a systematic lack (...)
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    Thaddeus Metz (forthcoming). Distributive Justice as a Matter of Love: A Relational Approach to Liberty and Property. In Ingolf Dalferth (ed.), Love and Justice (Claremont Studies in Philosophy of Religion). Mohr Siebeck
    Usually a relational approach, such as one appealing to care or love, is contrasted with an account of justice. In this chapter, however, I argue that distributive justice is well conceived as itself a matter of honouring people in virtue of their capacity to love and to be loved. After spelling out a familiar conception of love, I explain how treating people with respect in light of this capacity provides a plausible basis for human rights, one that rivals influential individualist (...)
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    Kimberley Brownlee (forthcoming). The Civil Disobedience of Edward Snowden A Reply to William Scheuerman. Philosophy and Social Criticism:0191453716631167.
    This article responds to William Scheuerman’s analysis of Edward Snowden as someone whose acts fit within John Rawls’ account of civil disobedience understood as a public, non-violent, conscientious breach of law performed with overall fidelity to law and a willingness to accept punishment. It rejects the narrow Rawlsian notion in favour of a broader notion of civil disobedience understood as a constrained, conscientious and communicative breach of law that demonstrates opposition to law or policy and a desire for lasting change. (...)
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    Danielle Petherbridge (forthcoming). Between Thinking and Action Arendt on Conscience and Civil Disobedience. Philosophy and Social Criticism:0191453716631170.
    Within contemporary debates on civil disobedience, Hannah Arendt’s work offers an alternative to both moral and legal approaches by offering a political view of disobedience based on what she terms a principle of dissent at the heart of constitutional democracies. In this sense, she separates disobedience from the moral claims of individual conscience as well as the restrictions imposed by legalistic conceptions. In this article, I first consider Arendt’s views on conscience and the arguments she makes for a Socratic notion (...)
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    Stefanie Rocknak (forthcoming). Hume and the External World. In Angela Coventry & Alex Sager (eds.), The Humean Mind.
    Hume’s understanding of the external world, particularly, his conception of objects, or what he occasionally refers to as “bodies,” is the subject of much dispute. For instance, some scholars think that Hume had a “phenomenonalist” reading of the external world, where objects are impressions, i.e. they are literally what we see, touch, taste or hear (see, for example, (Grene 1994), (Bennett 1971), (Steinberg 1981) and (Dicker 2007)). Others think that according to Hume, objects are “intentional,” i.e. they are the objects (...)
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    T. Bailey (forthcoming). Book Review: John Rawls and Christian Social Engagement: Justice as Unfairness, Edited by Anthony B. Bradley and Greg Forster. [REVIEW] Political Theory.
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    Frank I. Michelman (forthcoming). A Constitutional Horizon? Philosophy and Social Criticism:0191453716628923.
    In The Democratic Horizon: Hyperpluralism and the Renewal of Political Liberalism, Alessandro Ferrara seeks a philosophical breakthrough from what looks like it could be a pending dead-end for democracy. The best hope, Ferrara superbly maintains, lies through an extension or updating – a ‘renewal’, as he calls it – of lines of thought bequeathed to us, by John Rawls and others, under the name of political liberalism. Somewhere near the crux of Ferrara’s reflection stands a class of institutional fixtures whose (...)
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    George Lucas (2017). Ethics and Cyber Warfare: The Quest for Responsible Security in the Age of Digital Warfare. Oxford University Press Usa.
    From North Korea's recent attacks on Sony to perpetual news reports of successful hackings and criminal theft, cyber conflict has emerged as a major topic of public concern. Yet even as attacks on military, civilian, and commercial targets have escalated, there is not yet a clear set of ethical guidelines that apply to cyber warfare. Indeed, like terrorism, cyber warfare is commonly believed to be a war without rules. Given the prevalence cyber warfare, developing a practical moral code for this (...)
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    David Svolba (2016). Is There a Rawlsian Argument for Animal Rights? Ethical Theory and Moral Practice:1-12.
    Mark Rowlands defends a Rawlsian argument for animal rights, according to which animals have rights because we would assign them rights when deciding on the principles of morality from behind a veil of ignorance. Rowlands’s argument depends on a non-standard interpretation of the veil of ignorance, according to which we cannot know whether we are human or non-human on the other side of the veil. Rowlands claims that his interpretation of the veil is more consistent with a core commitment of (...)
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    Christiane Bailey (2016). Le Capitalisme, les animaux et la nature chez Marx. Ithaque:60-86.
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    Leigh E. Rich (2016). “Born Like This / Into This”: Tuberculosis, Justice, and Futuristic Dinosaurs. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 13 (1):1-5.
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    Weston Ellis, Convergence in Wide-Reflective Equilibrium: An Indicator for Objective Moral Truth?
    How do we arrive at a set of moral beliefs that is accurate? John Rawls’s answer to this question is the method of wide-reflective equilibrium. Wide-reflective equilibrium is the process where an individual compares moral judgements about particular cases, moral principles, and moral theories to pick and choose a set that is coherent. It is unlikely that after an individual has completed wide-reflective equilibrium that they have found an objective moral truth, as there are a multitude of different coherent ethical (...)
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    Lucas Viana Silva (2016). A objetividade dos juízos morais na teoria ética de John Rawls. Cadernos Do Pet Filosofia 6 (11):54-63.
    Trata do caráter objetivo dos juízos morais a partir da proposta ética de John Rawls. Inicialmente, apresenta a discussão acerca da objetividade dos juízos morais como uma questão relevante do discurso metaético contemporâneo. Em seguida, apresenta o equilíbrio reflexivo, ponto de sustentação dos juízos morais na teoria ética de John Rawls, como procedimento adequado no estabelecimento das bases para uma sociedade bem ordenada. Por fim, explicita como o equilíbrio reflexivo pode garantir objetividade aos juízos e à normatividade morais, sem recorrer (...)
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    Marcus Arvan (2016). Rightness as Fairness: A Moral and Political Theory. Palgrave MacMillan.
    This book argues that moral philosophy should be based on seven scientific principles of theory selection. It then argues that a new moral theory—Rightness as Fairness—satisfies those principles more successfully than existing theories. Chapter 1 explicates the seven principles of theory-selection, arguing that moral philosophy must conform them to be truth-apt. Chapter 2 argues those principles jointly support founding moral philosophy in known facts of empirical moral psychology: specifically, our capacities for mental time-travel and modal imagination. Chapter 2 then shows (...)
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    Ellen Frankel Paul, Miller Jr & Jeffrey Paul (eds.) (2015). Liberalism: Old and New: Volume 24, Part 1. Cambridge University Press.
    In this collection, thirteen prominent philosophers and political scientists address the nature of liberalism, its origins, and its meaning and proper interpretation. Some essays examine the writings of liberalism's earliest defenders, like John Locke and Adam Smith, or the influence of classical liberalism on the American founders. Some focus on the Progressive movement and the rise of the administrative state, while others defend particular conceptions of liberalism or examine liberal theories of justice, including those of John Rawls and Robert Nozick. (...)
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    Mateus Salvadori (2015). Justiça, Equidade e Liberalismo em Rawls. Cadernos Do Pet Filosofia 6 (11):1-20.
    A teoria da justiça proposta por John Rawls investiga a estrutura básica da sociedade, tendo como base a justiça política, a justiça pública e a justiça distributiva. Rawls propõe uma teoria que representa uma alternativa ao utilitarismo, pois para o autor os direitos não deverão estar sujeitos à negociações políticas ou sujeitos ao cálculo de interesses sociais. É através do contrato social que Rawls busca apresentar a relação entre justiça, equidade e liberalismo político.: The theory of justice proposed by John (...)
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    Viturino Ribeiro da Silva (2015). A crítica de Michael Sandel à concepção de pessoa em John Rawls. Cadernos Do Pet Filosofia 6 (11):21-33.
    Neste artigo pretendo apresentar a crítica de Michael Sandel à concepção de pessoa na filosofia política de John Rawls. Para tanto, é preciso descrever, em linhas gerais, a descrição rawlsiana das partes na posição original. Esta descrição, segundo Sandel, pressupõe uma concepção metafísica de pessoa na medida em que apresenta o “eu anterior a seus fins”, ou seja, um “eu distinto dos fins que possui”, mas que detém a posse de tais fins. Sandel argumenta que o “eu”, pensado (...)
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    Jon Mandle & David A. Reidy (eds.) (2015). The Cambridge Rawls Lexicon. Cambridge University Press.
    John Rawls is widely regarded as one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century, and his work has permanently shaped the nature and terms of moral and political philosophy, deploying a robust and specialized vocabulary that reaches beyond philosophy to political science, economics, sociology, and law. This volume is a complete and accessible guide to Rawls' vocabulary, with over 200 alphabetical encyclopaedic entries written by the world's leading Rawls scholars. From 'basic structure' to 'burdened society', from 'Sidgwick' to (...)
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    Eric Brandstedt (2015). The Circumstances of Intergenerational Justice. Moral Philosophy and Politics 2 (1):33-56.
    Some key political challenges today, e.g. climate change, are future oriented. The intergenerational setting differs in some notable ways from the intragenerational one, creating obstacles to theorizing about intergenerational justice. One concern is that as the circumstances of justice do not pertain intergenerationally, intergenerational justice is not meaningful. In this paper, I scrutinize this worry by analysing the presentations of the doctrine of the circumstances of justice by David Hume and John Rawls. I argue that we should accept the upshot (...)
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    James Farr & David Lay Williams (eds.) (2015). The General Will: The Evolution of a Concept. Cambridge University Press.
    Although it originated in theological debates, the general will ultimately became one of the most celebrated and denigrated concepts emerging from early modern political thought. Jean-Jacques Rousseau made it the central element of his political theory, and it took on a life of its own during the French Revolution, before being subjected to generations of embrace or opprobrium. James Farr and David Lay Williams have collected for the first time a set of essays that track the evolving history of the (...)
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    Timothy Hinton (ed.) (2015). The Original Position. Cambridge University Press.
    At the centre of John Rawls's political philosophy is one of the most influential thought experiments of the twentieth century: which principles of justice would a group of individuals choose to regulate their society if they were deprived of any information about themselves that might bias their choice? In this collection of new essays, leading political philosophers examine the ramifications and continued relevance of Rawls's idea. Their chapters explore topics including the place of the original position in rational choice theory, (...)
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    Saba Fatima (2014). Liberalism and the Muslim American Predicament. Social Theory and Practice 40 (4):591-608.
    The underlying objective of this project is to examine the ways in which the exclusionary status of Muslim-Americans remains unchallenged within John Rawls’ version of political liberalism. Toward this end, I argue that the stipulation of genuine belief in what is reasonably accessible to others in our society is an unreasonable expectation from minorities, given our awareness of how we are perceived by others. Second, using the work of Lisa Schwartzman, I show that Rawls’ reliance on abstraction of closed society (...)
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    Stan van Hooft (2014). Cosmopolitanism: A Philosophy for Global Ethics. Routledge.
    Cosmopolitanism is a demanding and contentious moral position. It urges us to embrace the whole world into our moral concerns and to apply the standards of impartiality and equity across boundaries of nationality, race, religion or gender in a way that would have been unheard of even fifty years ago. It suggests a range of virtues which the cosmopolitan individual should display: virtues such as tolerance, justice, pity, righteous indignation at injustice, generosity toward the poor and starving, care for the (...)
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    Catherine Audard (2014). John Rawls. Routledge.
    John Rawls is one of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century. Contemporary political philosophy has been reshaped by his seminal ideas and most current work in the discipline is a response to them. This book introduces his central ideas and examines their contribution to contemporary political thought. In the first part of the book Catherine Audard focuses on Rawls' conception of political and social justice and its justification as presented in his groundbreaking A Theory of Justice. This includes (...)
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    Robert R. Clewis (2014). What Can Hume Teach Us About Film Evaluation. Aisthema 1 (2):1-22.
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    Fabio Alves Gomes de Oliveira & Jacqueline de Souza Gomes (2014). O conceito de igualdade na filosofia política contempor'nea: Um debate entre Rawls, Dworkin e Amartya Sen. Revista de Filosofia Moderna E Contemporânea 1 (2):254-291.
    Uma das questões mais interessantes do debate contemporâneo sobre a justiça, no âmbito da teoria política normativa, diz respeito sobre qual foco deveria ocupar a posição central de uma visão igualitarista: igualdade baseada em satisfação de necessidades básicas, bens primários como propõe Rawls, igualdade de recursos como defende Dworkin ou, como quer Amartya Sen, igualdade de capacidades? Com o que, afinal, os igualitaristas deveriam se preocupar? Este trabalho tem o objetivo de analisar criticamente essas três perspectivas.
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    Robert R. Clewis (2014). Kant’s Empiricist Rationalism of the Mid-1760s. Eighteenth-Century Thought 5:179-225.
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    Lawrence Torcello (2014). On the Virtues of Inhospitality: Toward an Ethics of Public Reason and Critical Engagement. Philo 17 (1).
    This article seeks to re-conceptualize Rawlsian public reason as a critical tool against ideological propaganda. The article proposes that public reason, as a standard for public discourse, must be conceptualized beyond its mandate for comprehensive neutrality to additionally emphasize critique of ideologically driven ignorance and propaganda in the public realm. I connect uncritical hospitality to such ideological propaganda with Harry Frankfurt’s concept of bullshit. This paper proposes that philosophers have a unique moral obligation to engage bullshit critically (...)
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    Robin S. Dillon (ed.) (2013). Dignity, Character and Self-Respect. Routledge.
    This is the first anthology to bring together a selection of the most important contemporary philosophical essays on the nature and moral significance of self-respect. Representing a diversity of views, the essays illustrate the complexity of self-respect and explore its connections to such topics as personhood, dignity, rights, character, autonomy, integrity, identity, shame, justice, oppression and empowerment. The book demonstrates that self-respect is a formidable concern which goes to the very heart of both moral theory and moral life. _Contributors:_ Bernard (...)
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    Robert R. Clewis, Replies to Paul Guyer and Melissa Zinkin. Critique.
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