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  1. Nico P. Swartz (2010). Rosmini's (1797-1855) Contribution to Theology, Philosophy and Fundamental Rights in Civil Society,According to Post-Thomist Natural Law. [REVIEW] Sun Press.score: 489.0
  2. Tommy J. Curry (2013). The Fortune of Wells: Ida B. Wells-Barnett's Use of T. Thomas Fortune's Philosophy of Social Agitation as a Prolegomenon to Militant Civil Rights Activism. Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 48 (4):456-482.score: 444.0
    Jesus Christ may be regarded as the chief spirit of agitation and innovation. He himself declared, “I come not to bring peace, but a sword.” One cannot delve seriously into the centuries of activism and scholarship against racism, Jim Crowism, and the terrorism of lynching without encountering the legacies of Timothy Thomas Fortune and Ida B. Wells-Barnett. Black scholars from the 19th century to the present have been inspired by the sociological and economic works of Fortune and Wells. Scholars of (...)
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  3. Charles A. Hart (1940). Philosophy of the State: The Individual; Civil Rights; the Democratic State; the Totalitarian State; the Corporative State; Church and State. [Washington, D.C.,G. Dawe].score: 435.0
  4. Joseph V. Trunk (1939). The Philosophy of Civil Rights. Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 15:21-35.score: 435.0
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  5. Alan S. Rosenbaum (ed.) (1980). The Philosophy of Human Rights: International Perspectives. Greenwood Press.score: 360.0
  6. Patrick Hayden (2001). The Philosophy of Human Rights. Paragon House.score: 360.0
  7. Ugo Pagallo (2013). Online Security and the Protection of Civil Rights: A Legal Overview. [REVIEW] Philosophy and Technology 26 (4):381-395.score: 345.0
    The paper examines the connection between online security and the protection of civil rights from a legal viewpoint, that is, considering the different types of rights and interests that are at stake in national and international law and whether, and to what extent, they concern matters of balancing. Over the past years, the purpose of several laws, and legislative drafts such as ACTA, has been to impose “zero-sum games”. In light of current statutes, such as HADOPI in (...)
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  8. Massimo Durante (2013). Dealing with Legal Conflicts in the Information Society. An Informational Understanding of Balancing Competing Interests. Philosophy and Technology 26 (4):437-457.score: 270.0
    The present paper aims at addressing a crucial legal conflict in the information society: i.e., the conflict between security and civil rights, which calls for a “fine and ethical balance”. Our purpose is to understand, from the legal theory viewpoint, how a fine ethical balance can be conceived and what the conditions for this balance to be possible are. This requires us to enter in a four-stage examination, by asking: (1) What types of conflict may be dealt with (...)
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  9. Jill Graper Hernandez (forthcoming). Acquainted with Grief: The Atonement and Early Feminist Conceptions of Theodicy. Philosophia:1-15.score: 261.0
    This paper explores the relationship between the problem of evil and a kenotic view of the Atonement evidenced not just by feminist theologians, but by analytic philosophers of religion. (“Kenosis”, from the Greek κένωσις, “emptiness,” generally refers to the emptying of the self, and more specifically refers to the passion of Christ, during which Christ suffered on behalf of humanity.) I will argue that, although kenosis provides an interesting story about the ability of Christ to partake in human suffering, it (...)
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  10. Z. Planinc (1991). Family and Civil Society in Hegel's Philosophy of Right. History of Political Thought 12 (2):305-315.score: 258.0
    This paper will analyse Hegel's discussion of the relation between family and civil society on the basis of Marx's insight into the discrepancy between Hegel's explicitly logical structure of presentation based on �essential relationships� and his implicitly historical structure of presentation based on �external necessities�. It is intended neither to resolve the dispute between Hegel and Marx nor to apply Marx's critique to passages of the Philosophy of Right that he did not have occasion to discuss. The purpose (...)
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  11. Andrew Halpin (1997). Rights and Law: Analysis and Theory. Distributed in North America by Northwestern University Press.score: 255.0
    Rights have become,in recent years, a significant concern of legal theorists, as well as of those involved in moral and political philosophy. This new book seeks to move a number of debates forward by developing the analysis of rights and focusing upon more general theoretical considerations relating to rights. The book is divided into five parts. The first includes an explanation of the part played by conceptual analysis within jurisprudence, while the second conducts a re-examination of (...)
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  12. Matthew H. Kramer (1998). A Debate Over Rights: Philosophical Enquiries. Clarendon Press.score: 234.0
    This collection of essays forms a lively debate over the fundamental characteristics of legal and moral rights. The essays examine whether rights fundamentally protect individuals' interests or whether they instead fundamentally enable individuals to make choices.
     
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  13. Derrick Darby (2009). Rights, Race, and Recognition. Cambridge University Press.score: 228.0
    Introduction -- Having rights -- Rights without recognition -- Rights and recognition -- Race and rights -- What's wrong with slavery?
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  14. Clarence Sholé Johnson (2003). Cornel West & Philosophy: The Quest for Social Justice. Routledge.score: 228.0
    Cornel West's reputation as a public and celebrity intellectual has overshadowed his important contributions to philosophy. Professor Clarence Shole Johnson provides a rectification of this situation in this benchmark, thought-provoking book. After a brief biographical sketch, Johnson leads us through a comprehensive examination of West's philosophy from his conceptions of pragmatism, existentialism, Marxism, and Prophetic Christianity to his persuasive writings on black-Jewish relations, affirmative action, and the role of black intellectuals. Special focus is given to West's writings on (...)
     
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  15. Alwin Diemer (ed.) (1986). Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights. Unesco.score: 225.0
     
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  16. James Tully (2008). Public Philosophy in a New Key. Cambridge University Press.score: 225.0
    v. 1. Democracy and civic freedom -- v. 2. Imperialism and civic freedom.
     
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  17. Asta Jakutytė-Sungailienė (2012). The System of Objects of Civil Rights: Problem of Concepts. Jurisprudence 19 (1):143-157.score: 224.0
    The Civil Code of Lithuania (1964), in force until 2000, did not regulate the objects of civil rights, thus Chapter V of Part III of Book I of the Civil Code of Lithuania is a significant novelty. Several approaches to an abstract definition of the objects of civil rights still exists in the legal doctrine: whether the object of civil rights and the object of the civil relationship coincide; is the object (...)
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  18. Melinda Vadas (1987). A First Look at the Pornography/Civil Rights Ordinance: Could Pornography Be the Subordination of Women? Journal of Philosophy 84 (9):487-511.score: 219.0
  19. Arthur R. Miller (2003). Civil Rights and Hate Crimes Legislation: Two Important Asymmetries. Journal of Social Philosophy 34 (3):437–443.score: 219.0
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  20. Thomas C. Grey (1991). Civil Rights Vs. Civil Liberties: The Case of Discriminatory Verbal Harassment. Social Philosophy and Policy 8 (02):81-.score: 219.0
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  21. Mark Tushnet (1991). Change and Continuity in the Concept of Civil Rights: Thurgood Marshall and Affirmative Action. Social Philosophy and Policy 8 (02):150-.score: 219.0
  22. Richard A. Epstein (1991). Two Conceptions of Civil Rights. Social Philosophy and Policy 8 (02):38-.score: 219.0
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  23. Lloyd L. Weinreb (1991). What Are Civil Rights? Social Philosophy and Policy 8 (02):1-.score: 219.0
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  24. Rex J. Ahdar (2001). Adrift in a Sea of Rights: A Report Prepared for the New Zealand Education Development Foundation. New Zealand Education Development Foundation.score: 219.0
  25. Jean-Louis Allard (1982). Education for Freedom: The Philosophy of Education of Jacques Maritain. University of Ottawa Press.score: 219.0
     
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  26. Thomas Cushman (ed.) (2011). Handbook of Human Rights. Routledge.score: 219.0
  27. Ellen Kennedy & Susan Mendus (eds.) (1987). Women in Western Political Philosophy: Kant to Nietzsche. St. Martin's Press.score: 219.0
  28. P. Nesteruk (forthcoming). Richard H. King, Civil Rights and the Idea of Freedom. Radical Philosophy.score: 219.0
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  29. A. Pampapathy Rao (1983). The Politics of Philosophy: A Marxian Analysis. Distributors, Ananta Books International.score: 219.0
     
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  30. Ivan Snook (1979). Education and Rights. International Scholarly Book Services.score: 219.0
  31. Thomas Sowed (2002). The Civil Rights Vision. In Tommy Lee Lott (ed.), African-American Philosophy: Selected Readings. Prentice Hall. 390.score: 219.0
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  32. Carl Wellman (1985). A Theory of Rights: Persons Under Laws, Institutions, and Morals. Rowman & Allanheld.score: 219.0
  33. Andrew P. Napolitano (2011). It is Dangerous to Be Right When the Government is Wrong: The Case for Personal Freedom. Thomas Nelson.score: 204.0
    Introduction: where do our rights come from? -- Jefferson's masterpiece: the Declaration of Independence -- Get off my land : the right to own property -- Names will never hurt me : the freedom of speech -- I left my rights in San Franscisco : the freedom of association -- You can leave any time you want: the freedom to travel -- You can leave me alone : the right to privacy -- That flesh is mine : you (...)
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  34. Bert van Roermund (2014). The Code Civil Between Enlightenment and Restoration. The Heritage of Portalis. Diametros 40:149-175.score: 198.0
    The French Code civil , including the tradition of legal practice and scholarship it stands for, is the child of two parents: Enlightenment and Restoration. They came together in the person of Jean Etienne Marie Portalis (1746-1807), who was the main drafter of the code under Napoleon. I want to investigate which line of philosophical argument he followed in uniting the two and critically assess the value of this argumentation. In section 1 I briefly sketch the codification of (...) law in the (post-)revolutionary setting of the time, as well as Portalis’ philosophical background. Section 2 turns to the principled and wide-ranging discourse he delivered at the occasion of the formal presentation of the draft civil code to the legislature. This discourse, in turn, found its deeper roots in an extensive treatise that he wrote prior to the former, on the use and abuse of reason in times of Enlightenment (Section 3). I will focus, in particular, on the twin concepts of knowledge (section 4) and nature (section 5) in this treatise. From this vantage point, section 6 analyzes the eclectic way in which Portalis uses his philosophical godfathers Montesquieu and Rousseau, while section 7 shows why his preoccupation with the protection of established property rights can explain such eclecticism. Section 8 takes stock and submits that at least one of Portalis’ arguments presents a real challenge to Enlightenment philosophy up until the present day. (shrink)
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  35. Nicolas Rost (2011). Human Rights Violations, Weak States, and Civil War. Human Rights Review 12 (4):417-440.score: 198.0
    This study examines the role of human rights violations as a harbinger of civil wars to come, as well as the links between repression, state weakness, and conflict. Human rights violations are both part of the escalating process that may end in civil war and can contribute to an escalation of conflict to civil war, particularly in weak states. The role of government repression and state weakness in leading to civil war is tested empirically. (...)
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  36. Carlo Ruzza (2013). Civil Society Actors and EU Fundamental Rights Policy: Opportunities and Challenges. Human Rights Review:1-17.score: 198.0
    This paper examines how civil society actors in the EU utilize the political and legal opportunities provided by the EU’s fundamental rights policy to mobilize against discrimination, notably racism, and xenophobia. It emphasizes the multiple enabling roles that this policy provides to civil society associations engaged in judicial activism, political advocacy, and service delivery both at the EU and Member State levels, and assesses their effectiveness. It describes several factors that hinder the implementation of EU fundamental (...) policy and reviews the strategies of civil society to overcome them. It highlights the reluctance of parts of public opinion to combat ethnic prejudice, considers reactions against what at a time of crisis is perceived as a costly project of social regulation, and examines civil society responses. The data sources consist of interviews with bureaucratic and civil society actors at EU level. (shrink)
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  37. Adam Etinson (2010). To Be or Not to Be: Charles Beitz on the Philosophy of Human Rights. Res Publica 16 (4):441-448.score: 192.0
    This is a review article of Charles Beitz's 2009 book on the philosophy of human rights, The Idea of Human Rights. The article provides a charitable overview of the book's main arguments, but also raises some doubts about the depth of the distinction between Beitz's 'practical' approach to humans rights and its 'naturalistic' counterparts.
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  38. Jill Graper Hernandez (2013). The Anxious Believer: Macaulay's Prescient Theodicy. [REVIEW] International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 73 (3):175-187.score: 192.0
    Recent feminists have critiqued G.W. Leibniz’s Theodicy for its effort to justify God’s role in undeserved human suffering over natural and moral evil. These critiques suggest that theodicies which focus on evil as suffering alone obfuscate how to thematize evil, and so they conclude that theodicies should be rejected and replaced with a secularized notion of evil that is inextricably tied to the experiences of the victim. This paper argues that the political philosophy found in the writings of Catherine (...)
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  39. Alana Maurushat (2008). The Benevolent Health Worm : Comparing Western Human Rights-Based Ethics and Confucian Duty-Based Moral Philosophy. [REVIEW] Ethics and Information Technology 10 (1):11-25.score: 192.0
    Censorship in the area of public health has become increasingly important in many parts of the world for a number of reasons. Groups with vested interest in public health policy are motivated to censor material. As governments, corporations, and organizations champion competing visions of public health issues, the more incentive there may be to censor. This is true in a number of circumstances: curtailing access to information regarding the health and welfare of soldiers in the Kuwait and Iraq wars, poor (...)
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  40. Fernando Arlettaz (2013). Minority Rights in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights: Conceptual Considerations. Jurisprudence 20 (3):901-922.score: 192.0
    The article discusses the rights of minorities in the system of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. It establishes a conceptual distinction between universal rights, specific rights of minorities in general and specific rights of particular minorities. Universal rights correspond to all individuals (e,g,, “no one shall be subjected to torture”) or all groups of a certain class (e.g., “all families are entitled to protection”). Minority groups and their members are entitled (...)
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  41. Giorgio Baruchello & Rachael Lorna Johnstone (2011). Rights and Value: Construing the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights as Civil Commons. Studies in Social Justice 5 (1):91-125.score: 192.0
    This article brings together the United Nations’ International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) and John McMurtry’s theory of value. In this perspective, the ICESCR is construed as a prime example of “civil commons,” while McMurtry’s theory of value is proposed as a tool of interpretation of the covenant. In particular, McMurtry’s theory of value is a hermeneutical device capable of highlighting: (a) what alternative conception of value systemically operates against the fulfilment of the rights (...)
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  42. Luke Wilcox (2010). Secularists and Islamists in Morocco: Prospects for Building Trust and Civil Society Through Human Rights Reform. Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 7 (20):3-25.score: 192.0
    In Morocco’s process of liberalization (and democratization), the dynamics between social actors defining themselves as “secular” and those labeled “Islamist” are critical. This paper probes the possibility of these actors transcending their frequent opposition and building mutual trust and “civil” interaction, thereby strengthening civil society and the possibility of continued reform in Morocco. Using Morocco’s recent Equity and Reconciliation Commission as an analytical tool, the paper focuses on the human rights arena as a potentially fruitful place for (...)
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  43. Dudley Knowles (2002). Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Hegel and the Philosophy of Right. Routledge.score: 189.0
    Hegel's philosophy is essential to the history of ideas and to the development of philosophy and thought ever since. His Philosophy of Right is one of the great works in political philosophy and its importance to contemporary philosophy has been ongoing. It offers very important contributions to topics of great interest in political philosophy from discussions of persons and rights, property, punishment, moral psychology, civil society, freedom and war. Most significant is the (...)
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  44. Matthias Klatt (ed.) (2012). Institutionalized Reason: The Jurisprudence of Robert Alexy. Oxford University Press.score: 189.0
    This volume gathers leading figures from legal philosophy and constitutional theory to offer a critical examination of the work of Robert Alexy.
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  45. Paul Fairfield (1999). The Political Economy of Civil Society and Human Rights. Symposium: The Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy 3 (2):283-285.score: 189.0
  46. Howard Evans Kiefer & Milton Karl Munitz (eds.) (1970). Ethics and Social Justice. Albany,State University of New York Press.score: 183.0
    PHILOSOPHY OF PRACTICE Charles Frankel I It will be no news to anyone that one of the vexatious problems of the moment is the relationship, ...
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  47. Timothy Macklem (2006). Independence of Mind. Oxford University Press.score: 183.0
    The fundamental freedoms of speech, conscience, privacy, and religion are now an essential part of the fabric of contemporary society, set down in our most basic laws and regularly invoked in our political and cultural debates. These freedoms play a vital role in securing the spaces and opportunities within which people are able to pursue their own lives in their own ways. Independence of Mind takes this accepted thought a step further, by exploring the ways in which the fundamental freedoms (...)
     
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  48. Costas Douzinas & C. A. Gearty (eds.) (2014). The Meanings of Rights: The Philosophy and Social Theory of Human Rights. Cambridge University Press.score: 182.0
    Questioning some of the repetitive and narrow theoretical writings on rights, a group of leading intellectuals examine human rights from philosophical, theological, historical, literary and political perspectives.
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  49. Sondra Harcourt & Mark Harcourt (2002). Do Employers Comply with Civil/Human Rights Legislation? New Evidence From New Zealand Job Application Forms. Journal of Business Ethics 35 (3):207 - 221.score: 182.0
    This study assesses the extent to which job application forms violate the New Zealand Human Rights Act. The sample for the study includes 229 job application forms, collected from a variety of large and small, public- and private-sector organizations that together employ approximately 200,000 workers. Two hundred and four or 88% of the job application forms contain at least one violation of the Act. One hundred and sixty five or 72% contain two or more and 140 or 61% contain (...)
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  50. M. Feola (2010). Truth and Illusion in the Philosophy of Right: Hegel and Liberalism. Philosophy and Social Criticism 36 (5):567-585.score: 180.0
    It is often thought that Hegel’s social philosophy is straightforwardly hostile toward liberal ideals. In this article, I contend that many such suspicions can be dispelled through a more nuanced engagement with his rhetorical and argumentative strategies. To tackle such a broad topic in this space, I focus on the shortcomings of a rights-based individualism within the Philosophy of Right — where Hegel describes civil society as a ‘semblance’ [Schein] of a rational polity. Although such passages (...)
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