1. Timothy Fowler & Zofia Stemplowska (2014). The Asymmetry Objection Rides Again: On the Nature and Significance of Justificatory Disagreement. Journal of Applied Philosophy 31 (4).
    Political liberalism offers perhaps the most developed and dominant account of justice and legitimacy in the face of disagreement among citizens. A prominent objection states that the view arbitrarily treats differently disagreement about the good, such as on what makes for a good life, and disagreement about justice. In the presence of reasonable disagreement about the good, political liberals argue that the state must be neutral, but they do not suggest a similar response given reasonable disagreement about what justice requires. (...)
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  2. Timothy Fowler (2013). Status of Child Citizens. Politics, Philosophy and Economics 13 (1):1470594-13483482.
    This paper considers the place of children within liberal-democratic society and its related political morality. The genesis of the paper is two considerations which are in tension with one another. First, that there must be some point at which children are divided from adults, with children denied the rights which go along with full membership of the liberal community. The justification for the difference in the statue between these two groups must be rooted in some notion of capacities, since these (...)
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  3. Timothy Fowler (2010). The Problems of Liberal Neutrality in Upbringing. Res Publica 16 (4):367-381.
    This paper considers the effect of political liberal principles on the children in society. Specifically, the paper argues that political liberalism faces a problem where parents or other adults want to pass on bizarre or dangerous beliefs to their offspring. This problem arises because in the political liberal framework the only limit on what doctrines a child may acquire is that the child becomes a reasonable citizen. Since this criterion is designed to be lax, this implies children may justly be (...)
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