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    Vittorio Bufacchi (2008). Review Article: Why Political Philosophy Matters Reading Brian Barry on Social Justice. European Journal of Political Theory 7 (2):255-264.
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  2. Vittorio Bufacchi & Jean Maria Arrigo (2006). Torture, Terrorism and the State: A Refutation of the Ticking-Bomb Argument. Journal of Applied Philosophy 23 (3):355–373.
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    Vittorio Bufacchi (2013). Knowing Violence: Testimony, Trust and Truth. Revue Internationale de Philosophie 3:277-291.
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    Vittorio Bufacchi (2004). Empirical Philosophy. International Journal of Applied Philosophy 18 (1):39-52.
    This article takes the first steps towards a new approach in applied philosophy, in the hope to encourage an idea of philosophy as a more empirical subject. Part I will provide an overview of the nature and scope of applied philosophy, followed in Part II by a critical evaluation of the “top-down” methodology still popular with many applied philosophers. Part III will then describe the basic axioms of “empirical philosophy,” explaining how the empirical approach differs from the top-down approach. Part (...)
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    Vittorio Bufacchi (2002). The Injustice of Exploitation. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 5 (1):1-15.
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    Vittorio Bufacchi (2005). Motivating Justice. Contemporary Political Theory 4 (1):25.
    This article challenges the received view on the role of motivations in contemporary theories of social justice. Neo-Kantians argue that a theory of justice must be rooted in moral motivations of reasonableness, not rationality. Yet reasonableness is a demanding motivation, stipulating actions that people may not be able or willing to perform. This opens egalitarians like Rawls to the accusation of prescribing a political philosophy that is not 'followable'. The aim of this article is to explore the benefits for egalitarian (...)
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    Vittorio Bufacchi (2004). Why Is Violence Bad? American Philosophical Quarterly 41 (2):169 - 180.
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    Vittorio Bufacchi (2013). Torture. In Hugh LaFollette (ed.), The International Encyclopedia of Ethics. Wiley-Blackwell
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    Vittorio Bufacchi (2009). Not Making Exceptions: A Response to Shue. Journal of Applied Philosophy 26 (3):329-335.
    abstract This article refutes Henry Shue's claim that in the case of preventive military attacks it is sometimes morally permissible to make an exception to the fundamental principle regarding the inviolability of individual rights. By drawing on a comparison between torture and preventive military attacks, I will argue that the potential risks of institutionalizing preventive military attacks — what I call the Institutionalizing Argument — are far too great to even contemplate. Two potential risks with setting up a bureaucracy which (...)
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    Vittorio Bufacchi (2013). Introduction: Philosophy and Violence. Revue Internationale de Philosophie 3:233-235.
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    Vittorio Bufacchi (2010). Beyond Unity in Plurality: Rethinking the Pluralist Legacy. Contemporary Political Theory 9 (4):458-476.
    This article is a critical analysis of the pluralist legacy in modern political discourse. The article argues that this legacy imposes conceptual constraints on empirical and normative inquiry into current forms of human belonging and interaction, a predicament most evident today in the field of global political theory. It is argued that this is due to a lasting preoccupation in the pluralist legacy with the vexed question of unity in plurality. The article analyzes the pluralist legacy historically and conceptually, by (...)
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    Vittorio Bufacchi (1998). Russell Hardin, One for All: The Logic of Group Conflict, Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press, 1995, Pp. 288. Utilitas 10 (2):252-.
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    Vittorio Bufacchi (1994). Is European Integration Politically Legitimate? History of European Ideas 19 (1-3):229-235.
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  14. Lucy Allais, David Archard, Neera Badhwar, Christian Barry, Paul Bloomfield, Campbell Brown, Vittorio Bufacchi, Erik Carlson, Paula Casal & Richard Chappell (2009). Referees for Volume 6. Journal of Moral Philosophy 6 (4):549-550.
     
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  15. Vittorio Bufacchi (2012). Social Injustice: Essays in Political Philosophy. Palgrave Macmillan.
     
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