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    Aaron Szymkowiak (2009). Kant's Permissive Law: Critical Rights, Sceptical Politics. British Journal for the History of Philosophy 17 (3):567 – 600.
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    Aaron Szymkowiak (2001). Kant and Modern Political Philosophy. Philosophical Inquiry 23 (1-2):168-171.
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    Aaron Szymkowiak (2009). Of Free Federations and World States. International Philosophical Quarterly 49 (2):185-206.
    Immanuel Kant’s position on international justice is beset by some troublesome inconsistencies, most notably a conflicted set of views on the status of federations as suitable alternatives to a world state. It is tempting for contemporary readers to interpret Kant’s indecision as a lack of commitment or resoluteness. Closer inspection demonstrates that this problem involves deeper paradoxes, rooted in the concept of sovereignty. On this matter, Kant’s Rechtslehre is the source of the difficulties found in the “popular” essays. Kant’s vacillating (...)
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    Aaron Szymkowiak (2007). Hutcheson's Painless Imagination and the Problem of Moral Beauty. International Philosophical Quarterly 47 (3):349-368.
    A peculiar feature of Hutcheson’s system is his claim that there exist no original pains in the imagination, and hence no real displeasures concerning form or beauty. This position, when set against a clear emphasis upon the pains of the moral sense in apprehending evil, seems to render tenuous his frequent analogies between the experiences of beauty and goodness. In light of this apparent discrepancy in Hutcheson’s argument, the repeated use of the term “moral beauty” presents interpretive difficulties, particularly on (...)
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