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  1. Jeffrey Paul & Fred D. Miller (forthcoming). Communitarian and Liberal Theories of the Good. Review of Metaphysics.
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  2. David Keyt, Georgios Anagnostopoulos & Fred D. Miller (eds.) (2013). Reason and Analysis in Ancient Greek Philosophy: Essays in Honor of David Keyt. Springer.
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  3. Fred D. Miller Jr (2012). Aristotle on the Separability of Mind. In Christopher Shields (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Aristotle. Oup Usa.
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  4. Fred D. Miller Jr (2012). The Rule of Reason in Plato's Laws. In Jonathan Jacobs (ed.), Reason, Religion, and Natural Law: From Plato to Spinoza. Oxford University Press.
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  5. Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred Dycus Miller & Jeffrey Paul (eds.) (2012). New Essays in Political and Social Philosophy. Cambridge University Press.
    This volume represents a contribution to the investigation of these issues of perennial interest and import, featuring essays whose authors hope to extend, deepen, and, in some cases, move in new directions, the current state of discussion.
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  6. Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred Dycus Miller & Jeffrey Paul (eds.) (2012). Natural Rights Individualism and Progressivism in American Political Philosophy. Cambridge University Press.
    "In 1776, the American Declaration of Independence appealed to "the Laws of nature and of Nature's God" and affirmed "these Truths to be self-evident, that all Men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain ...
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  7. Fred D. Miller (2010). A New Aristotle Reader. Ancient Philosophy 17 (1):197 - 206.
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  8. Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred Dycus Miller & Jeffrey Paul (eds.) (2010). Moral Obligation. Cambridge University Press.
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  9. Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred Dycus Miller & Jeffrey Paul (eds.) (2010). What Should Constitutions Do? Cambridge University Press.
    The essays in this volume--written by prominent philosophers, political scientists, and legal scholars--address these questions and explore related issues.
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  10. Fred D. Miller Jr (2009). Origins or Rights in Ancient Political Thought. In Stephen G. Salkever (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Greek Political Thought. Cambridge University Press.
     
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  11. Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred Dycus Miller & Jeffrey Paul (eds.) (2009). Utilitarianism: The Aggregation Question. Cambridge University Press.
     
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  12. Fred D. Miller Jr (2008). An Introduction to Norms of Liberty. In Aeon J. Skoble (ed.), Reading Rasmussen and Den Uyl: Critical Essays on Norms of Liberty. Lexington Books.
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  13. Ryan Nichols, N. D. Smith & Fred Dycus Miller (eds.) (2008). Philosophy Through Science Fiction: A Coursebook with Readings. Routledge.
    Philosophy Through Science Fiction offers a fun, challenging, and accessible way in to the issues of philosophy through the genre of science fiction. Tackling problems such as the possibility of time travel, or what makes someone the same person over time, the authors take a four-pronged approach to each issue, providing a clear and concise introduction to each subject amd a science fiction story that exemplifies a feature of the philosophical discussion ú historical and contemporary philosophical texts that investigate the (...)
     
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  14. Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred Dycus Miller & Jeffrey Paul (eds.) (2008). Objectivism, Subjectivism, and Relativism in Ethics. Cambridge University Press.
    Some essays in this book consider whether objective moral truths can be grounded in an understanding of the nature of human beings as rational and social ...
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  15. David Keyt & Fred Dycus Miller (eds.) (2007). Freedom, Reason, and the Polis: Essays in Ancient Greek Political Philosophy. Cambridge University Press.
    What is the nature of law? Does our obligation to obey the law extend to unjust laws? From what source do lawmakers derive legitimate authority? What principles should guide us in the design of political institutions? These essays by prominent contemporary philosophers explore how these questions were addressed by ancient political thinkers. Classical theories of human nature and their implications for political theory are examined, as is the meaning of freedom and coercion in Plato's thought and his idea that philosophers (...)
     
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  16. Fred D. Miller Jr (2007). The Rule of Reason in Plato's Statesman and the American Federalist. In David Keyt & Fred Dycus Miller (eds.), Freedom, Reason, and the Polis: Essays in Ancient Greek Political Philosophy. Cambridge University Press. 90-.
    TheFederalist, written by (Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison) in 1787-1788 in defense of the proposed constitution of the United States, endorses a fundamental principle of political legitimacy: namely, This essay argues that this principlemay be traced back to Plato. Part I of the essay seeks to show that Plato's Statesman offers a clearer understanding of the rule of reason than his more famous Republic, and it also indicates how this principle gave rise to the ideal of constitutionalism, which (...)
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  17. Fred D. Miller (2007). The Rule of Reason in Plato's Statesman and the American Federalist. Social Philosophy and Policy 24 (2):90-129.
    The Federalist, written by “Publius” (Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison) in 1787-1788 in defense of the proposed constitution of the United States, endorses a fundamental principle of political legitimacy: namely, “it is the reason of the public alone, that ought to control and regulate the government.” This essay argues that this principle—the rule of reason—may be traced back to Plato. Part I of the essay seeks to show that Plato's Statesman offers a clearer understanding of the rule of (...)
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  18. Fred D. Miller (2006). Virtue and Rights in Aristotle's Best Regime. In T. D. J. Chappell (ed.), Values and Virtues: Aristotelianism in Contemporary Ethics. Oxford University Press.
  19. Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred Dycus Miller & Jeffrey Paul (eds.) (2006). Justice and Global Politics. Cambridge University Press.
    Since the end of the Cold War, there has been increasing interest in the global dimensions of a host of public policy issues - issues involving war and peace, terrorism, international law, regulation of commerce, environmental protection, and disparities of wealth, income, and access to medical care. Especially pressing is the question of whether it is possible to formulate principles of justice that are valid not merely within a single society but across national borders. The thirteen essays in this volume (...)
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  20. Jonathan Barnes, John M. Cooper, Dorothea Frede, Stephen Taylor Holmes, David Keyt, Fred D. Miller, Josiah Ober, Stephen G. Salkever, Malcolm Schofield & Jeremy Waldron (2005). Aristotle's Politics: Critical Essays. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
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  21. Fred D. Miller (2005). Plato on the Rule of Reason. Southern Journal of Philosophy 43 (S1):50-83.
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  22. Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred Dycus Miller & Jeffrey Paul (eds.) (2005). Natural Rights Liberalism From Locke to Nozick. Cambridge University Press.
    This collection of essays is dedicated to the memory of the late Harvard philosopher Robert Nozick, who died in 2002. The publication of Nozick's Anarchy, State, and Utopia in 1974 revived serious interest in natural rights liberalism, which, beginning in the latter half of the eighteenth century, had been eclipsed by a succession of antithetical political theories including utilitarianism, progressivism, and various egalitarian and collectivist ideologies. Some of our contributors critique Nozick's political philosophy. Other contributors examine earlier figures in the (...)
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  23. Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred Dycus Miller & Jeffrey Paul (eds.) (2005). Personal Identity. Cambridge University Press.
    What is a person? What makes me the same person today that I was yesterday or will be tomorrow? Philosophers have long pondered these questions. In Plato's Symposium, Socrates observed that all of us are constantly undergoing change: we experience physical changes to our bodies, as well as changes in our 'manners, customs, opinions, desires, pleasures, pains, [and] fears'. Aristotle theorized that there must be some underlying 'substratum' that remains the same even as we undergo these changes. John Locke rejected (...)
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  24. Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred Dycus Miller & Jeffrey Paul (eds.) (2004). Morality and Politics. Cambridge University Press.
    Divisions abound as to whether politics should be held responsible to a higher moral standard or whether pragmatic considerations, or realpolitik, should prevail. The two poles are represented most conspicuously by Aristotle (for whom the proper aim of politics is moral virtue) and Machiavelli (whose prince exalted political pragmatism over morality). The fourteen contributions to this volume address perennial concerns in political and moral theory. They underscore the rekindled yearning of many to hold the political realm to a higher standard (...)
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  25. Fred D. Miller Jr (2003). Aristotle: Ethics and Politics. Ancient Philosophy 1 (8.1218):184.
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  26. Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred Dycus Miller & Jeffrey Paul (eds.) (2003). Autonomy. Cambridge University Press.
    A central idea in moral and political philosophy, 'autonomy' is generally understood as some form of self-governance or self-direction. Certain Stoics, modern philosophers such as Spinoza, and most importantly, Immanuel Kant, are among the great philosophers who have offered important insights on the concept. Some theorists analyze autonomy in terms of the self being moved by its higher-order desires. Others argue that autonomy must be understood in terms of acting from reason or from a sense of moral duty independent of (...)
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  27. Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred Dycus Miller & Jeffrey Paul (eds.) (2002). Bioethics. Cambridge University Press.
    Technological innovations and social developments have led to dramatic changes in the practice of medicine and in the way that scientists conduct medical research. Change has brought beneficial consequences, yet these gains have come at a cost, for many modern medical practices raise troubling ethical questions: Should life be sustained mechanically when the brain's functions have ceased? Should potential parents be permitted to manipulate the genetic characteristics of their embryos? Should society ration medical care to control costs? Should fetal stem (...)
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  28. Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred Dycus Miller & Jeffrey Paul (eds.) (2001). Moral Knowledge. Cambridge University Press.
    Philosophers since ancient times have pondered how we can know whether moral claims are true or false. The first half of the twentieth century witnessed widespread skepticism concerning the possibility of moral knowledge. Indeed, some argued that moral statements lacked cognitive content altogether, because they were not susceptible to empirical verification. The British philosopher A. J. Ayer contends that 'They are pure expressions of feeling and as such do not come under the category of truth and falsehood. They are unverifiable (...)
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  29. Ellen Frankel, Fred Dycus Miller & Jeffrey Paul (eds.) (2000). Natural Law and Modern Moral Philosophy. Cambridge University Press.
    These essays address some of the most intriguing questions raised by natural law theory and its implications for law, morality, and public policy. some of the essays explore the implications that natural law theory has for jurisprudence, asking what natural law suggests about the use of legal devices such as constitutions and precedents. Other essays examine the connections between natural law and various political concepts, such as citizens' rights and the obligation of citizens to obey their government.
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  30. Fred Dycus Miller (2000). Adam Smith and the Virtues of Enlightenment (Review). Journal of the History of Philosophy 38 (3):439-441.
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  31. Fred D. Miller (1999). Aristotle's Philosophy of Soul. Review of Metaphysics 53 (2):309-337.
  32. Fred D. Miller (1999). Colloquium 6. Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium of Ancient Philosophy 15 (1):177-213.
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  33. Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred Dycus Miller & Jeffrey Paul (eds.) (1999). Human Flourishing. Cambridge University Press.
    The essays in this volume examine the nature of human flourishing and its relationship to a variety of other key concepts in moral theory. Some of them trace the link between flourishing and human nature, asking whether a theory of human nature can allow us to develop an objective list of goods that are of value to all agents, regardless of their individual purposes or aims. Some essays look at the role of friendships or parent-child relationships in a good life, (...)
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  34. Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred Dycus Miller & Jeffrey Paul (eds.) (1999). Responsibility. Cambridge University Press.
    The essays in this volume address questions about responsibility that arise in moral philosophy and legal theory. Some analyse different theories of causality, asking which theory offers the best account of human agency and the most satisfactory resolution of troubling controversies about free will and determinism. Some essays look at responsibility in the legal realm, seeking to determine how the law should assign liability for negligence, or whether the courts should allow defendants to offer excuses for their wrongdoing or to (...)
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  35. Fred D. Miller (1998). Was Aristotle the First Economist? Apeiron 31 (4):387-398.
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  36. Christian de Duve Gregory R. Peterson, Fred D. Miller, Jeffrey Paul Michael J. Degnan & James M. Gustafson Thomas D. Parker (1997). And Science. Zygon 32 (2):143.
     
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  37. Fred D. Miller Jr (1996). Aristotle and the Origins of Natural Rights. Review of Metaphysics 49 (4):873-907.
  38. Fred D. Miller Jr (1996). A Reply to David Keyt and David Gill. Ancient Philosophy 16 (2):443-454.
  39. Fred D. Miller (1996). Machan, Tibor R., and Rasmussen, Douglas B., Eds. Liberty for the 21st Century: Contemporary Libertarian Thought. Review of Metaphysics 50 (2):411-413.
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  40. Fred D. Miller Jr (1995). Richard Bodéüs, The Political Dimensions of Aristotle's Ethics Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 15 (4):227-229.
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  41. Fred D. Miller (1995). Aristotelian Natural Form and Theology—Reconsidered. Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 69:69-79.
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  42. Fred D. Miller (1995). The Greek Discovery of Politics. History of European Ideas 21 (5):719-721.
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  43. Fred Dycus Miller (1995). Nature, Justice, and Rights in Aristotle's Politics. Oxford University Press.
    This comprehensive study of Aristotle's Politics argues that nature, justice, and rights are central to Aristotle's political thought. Miller challenges the widely held view that the concept of rights is alien to Aristotle's thought, and presents evidence for talk of rights in Aristotle's writings. He argues further that Aristotle's theory of justice supports claims of individual rights that are political and based in nature.
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  44. Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred Dycus Miller & Jeffrey Paul (eds.) (1995). Contemporary Political and Social Philosophy. Cambridge University Press.
    These essays represent the latest research of a number of prominent political theorists. The essays explore the role of government, the nature of public discourse and the obligations of citizens. Some examine the sources of our need for government, asking what form of government we should establish and whether a single form can be suitable for all societies. Some seek to discover the proper aims of government - asking, for example, whether government should promote equality among its citizens or whether (...)
     
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  45. Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred Dycus Miller & Jeffrey Paul (eds.) (1995). The Just Society. Cambridge University Press.
    The twelve essays in this collection address questions about justice and social institutions designed to secure it. Some explore the relationship between justice and equality, asking whether societies should strive to eliminate inequalities in their citizens' levels of opportunity or welfare. Some consider whether societies are obligated to provide their less fortunate citizens with some minimum level of subsistence, or whether the provision of such relief is best left to private charitable organisations. Some essays look at the relationship between justice (...)
     
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  46. Fred D. Miller Jr (1994). Citizens and Statesmen. Teaching Philosophy 17 (1):81-84.
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  47. Fred D. Miller Jr (1992). Aristotle's Theory of the State. Teaching Philosophy 15 (1):85-87.
  48. Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred Dycus Miller & Jeffrey Paul (eds.) (1992). The Good Life and the Human Good. Cambridge University Press.
    What is the good life? This question captured the attention of ancient philosophers and it remains with us today, because it compels us to consider what it is to be human. To inquire about the good life is to ask, not about the proper conduct in one specific situation, but about the proper course of an entire life. It is to ask what we ought to make of ourselves as moral beings, what standards we ought to follow, and what goals (...)
     
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  49. Fred D. Miller (1989). Aristotle's Political Naturalism. Apeiron 22 (4):195 - 218.
  50. Fred D. Miller, Jr & John Ahrens (1988). The Social Responsibility of Corporations. In Tibor R. Machan (ed.), Commerce and Morality. Rowman & Littlefield.
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