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    Hobbes's Argument for the Naturalness and Necessity of Colonisation.David Neil James - 2017 - History of Political Thought 38 (3):439-461.
    Towards the end of the second part of Leviathan, there is a short passage in which Hobbes describes a process of colonization and the reasons behind it. I explain this passage in terms of Hobbes's definition of freedom as the absence of external impediments tomotion and the role that he assigns to the passions in explaining human behaviour. On this basis, I argue that Hobbes implies that colonization is both natural and necessary. The willingness of some individuals to risk their (...)
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    Aristotelian Penalties: Action-Centred Rectification and Character-Centred Punishment.Charilaos Platanakis - 2017 - History of Political Thought 38 (1):1-24.
    This article offers an account of Aristotle’s penology that is sensitive to his corrective justice (EN V.4) and the archon counterexamples (opening of EN V.5). By emphasizing the rectificatory nature of corrective justice, I argue for its independence from its distributive counterpart and its contrast, both formal and functional, with Pythagorean reciprocity. After criticizing the various justifications of the archon counter-examples, I propose a rôle-based justification that is compatible with Aristotelian corrective justice. By eliminating the inconsistency between corrective justice and (...)
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