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  1. The Ethics of Entrapment: A Dirty Hands Problem?Attila Tanyi, Stephen K. McLeod & Daniel J. Hill - manuscript
    In this paper we focus on a possible framework for analysing the morality of legal entrapment (which we define based on our previous work): the dirty-hands model. We take as our starting point Christopher Nathan’s criticism of the model (when applied to undercover policing). We have two aims throughout the paper. Our primary aim is to see if the model applies at all to legal entrapment; our secondary aim is to establish whether, if the model applies, Nathan’s criticism hold for (...)
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  2. The War on Cops. [REVIEW]McGregor Rafe - forthcoming - Journal of Applied Philosophy.
    The War on Cops is a collection of previously-published essays by Heather Mac Donald, a public intellectual in the United States who belongs to the ‘small faction’ of secular conservatives (Mark Oppenheimer, “A Place on the Right for a Few Godless Conservatives”, New York Times, February 18, 2011). The essays are journalistic rather than academic, having appeared in the City Journal, National Review, New York Daily News, InsideSources, Wall Street Journal, and Weekly Standard, but the volume is nonetheless significant to (...)
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  3. Institutional Knowledge and its Normative Implications.Säde Hormio - 2020 - In Miguel Garcia-Godinez, Rachael Mellin & Raimo Tuomela (eds.), Social Ontology, Normativity and Law. Berlin: pp. 63-78.
    We attribute knowledge to institutions on a daily basis, saying things like "the government knew about the threat" or "the university did not act upon the knowledge it had about the harassment". Institutions can also attribute knowledge to themselves, like when Maybank Global Banking claims that it offers its customers "deep expertise and vast knowledge" of the Southeast Asia region, or when the United States Geological Survey states that it understands complex natural science phenomena like the probability of earthquakes occurring (...)
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  4. Emerging Sexual Ethics and the Erosion of African Ethos.Besong Eric Ndoma - 2019 - GNOSI: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Human Theory and Praxis 2 (1).
    The emerging sexual ethics that characterise the contemporary society, remains new to Africa, a phase of the erosion of African ethos, and a negation of the sacredness and classical norms of sex, which deserves to be addressed by all and sundry. It is a contemporary trend brought to fore by homosexuals, bisexuals and transsexuals, among which are the radical feminists, who indoctrinate many with the practice and continuously push very hard for legalisation and acceptance by all cultures and religions. But (...)
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  5. Impure Semiotic Objections to Markets.David G. Dick - 2018 - Public Affairs Quarterly 32 (3):227-246.
    Semiotic objections to markets urge us not to place a good on the market because of the message that doing so would send. Brennan and Jaworski reject them on the grounds that either the contingent semiotics of a market can be changed or the weakness of semiotic reasons allows them to be ignored. The scope of their argument neglects the impure semiotic objections that claim that the message a market sends causes, constitutes, or involves a nonsemiotic wrong. These are the (...)
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  6. Europa? Una questione di diritto.Elisa Grimi - 2018 - In P. Stagi (ed.), Etica e religione. Roma RM, Italia: pp. 90-102.
    L’origine della storia dell’Europa merita di essere ripercorsa. Troppo spesso infatti si tralascia il fatto che la cultura europea è secondaria ad Atene e Gerusalemme. Nel presentare lo scenario attuale si ragiona spesso sul collante monetario che tiene uniti gli stati, sulla buona morale che li accomuna aperta alla convivenza con l’estraneo, tuttavia non si considera mai il fatto che l’ethos ha ragioni storiche. Si parla di diritti, si erige l’eguaglianza a principio sovrano, trascurando che la Dichiarazione Universale che tutela (...)
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  7. Philanthropy in Democratic Societies.Reich Rob, Chiara Cordelli & Lucy Bernholz (eds.) - 2017 - Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.
    Philanthropy is everywhere. In 2013, in the United States alone, some $330 billion was recorded in giving, from large donations by the wealthy all the way down to informal giving circles. We tend to think of philanthropy as unequivocally good, but as the contributors to this book show, philanthropy is also an exercise of power. And like all forms of power, especially in a democratic society, it deserves scrutiny. Yet it rarely has been given serious attention. This book fills that (...)
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  8. Millian Liberalism and Extreme Pornography.Nick Cowen - 2016 - American Journal of Political Science 60 (2):509-520.
    How sexuality should be regulated in a liberal political community is an important, controversial theoretical and empirical question—as shown by the recent criminalization of possession of some adult pornography in the United Kingdom. Supporters of criminalization argue that Mill, often considered a staunch opponent of censorship, would support prohibition due to his feminist commitments. I argue that this account underestimates the strengths of the Millian account of private conduct and free expression, and the consistency of Millian anticensorship with feminist values. (...)
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  9. Democracy and Its Others.Jeffrey Epstein - 2016 - Bloomsbury Academic.
    Today's unprecedented levels of human migration present urgent challenges to traditional conceptualizations of national identity, nation-state sovereignty, and democratic citizenship. Foreigners are commonly viewed as outsiders whose inclusion within or exclusion from “the people” of the democratic state rests upon whether they benefit or threaten the unity of the nation. Against this instrumentalization of the foreigner, this book traces the historical development of the concepts of sovereignty and foreignness through the thought of philosophers such as Plato, Locke, Hobbes, Rousseau, Derrida, (...)
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  10. Punishment, Forgiveness and Reconciliation.Bill Wringe - 2016 - Philosophia 44 (4):1099-1124.
    It is sometimes thought that the normative justification for responding to large-scale violations of human rights via the judicial appararatus of trial and punishment is undermined by the desirability of reconciliation between conflicting parties as part of the process of conflict resolution. I take there to be philosophical, as well as practical and psychological issues involved here: on some conceptions of punishment and reconciliation, the attitudes that they involve conflict with one another on rational grounds. But I shall argue that (...)
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  11. Tutto in questa vita: considerazioni sull’etica e la morale dei Cārvāka/Lokāyata.Krishna Del Toso - 2013 - In Krishna Del Toso & Pietro Piro (eds.), Perché guardare a Oriente? Prospettive, risorse e visioni di un mondo non più lontano. Tipheret Editore. pp. 117-133.
    In questo saggio sono espresse alcune riflessioni concernenti l’orizzonte etico-morale proprio della scuola di materialismo indiana nota con il nome di Cārvāka/Lokāyata. La discussione si sviluppa secondo i seguenti punti: 1. Gli assunti ontologico-psicologici; 2. Gli assunti epistemologici; 3. L’etica e la morale; 4. Conclusioni.
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  12. Fa Lü Yu Dao De: She Hui Zhi Xu de Gui Zhi.Jinxue Fan - 2011 - Shanghai Jiao Tong da Xue Chu Ban She.
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  13. Unjust Honoris Causa.Aleksandar Jokic - 2011 - Freedom Activities Centre.
    This book offers a detailed account and analysis of the academic scandal regarding the honorary doctorate awarded to Professor Michael Walzer by Belgrade University and the events that followed.
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  14. Hŏnpŏp Ŭi P'unggyŏng: Irŏ Pŏrin Hŏnpŏp Ŭl Wihan Pyŏllon.Tu-sik Kim - 2011 - Kyoyangin.
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  15. Rechtsethik.Dietmar vd Pfordten - 2011 - Beck.
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  16. Elogio Del Moralismo.Stefano Rodotà - 2011 - Laterza.
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  17. Strafe als Tadel? Argumente pro und kontra.Jean-Claude Wolf & Ignace Haaz - 2011 - In Andreas Von Hirsch, Ulfrid Neumann & Kurt Seelmann (eds.), Strafe – Warum? Gegenwärtige Strafbegründungen im Lichte von Hegels Straftheorie. Nomos Verlag. pp. 69-77.
    Warum muss Strafe sein? Die Beiträge betreffen zunächst aktuelle Strafbegründungstheorien, insbesondere solche, die in der Strafe einen Tadel sehen. Eine klare Unterscheidbarkeit zwischen absoluten und relativen Straftheorien wird heute nicht selten bezweifelt.
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  18. La Politca Del Rispetto: I Fondamenti Etici Della Democrazia.Anna E. Galeotti - 2010 - Laterza.
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  19. The Moral, the Personal and the Political.Garrett Cullity - 2008 - In Igor Primoratz (ed.), Politics and Morality. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 54-75.
    What is the relation between moral reasons and reasons of “political necessity”? Does the authority of morality extend across political decision-making; or are there “reasons of state” which somehow either stand outside the reach of morality or override it, justifying actions that are morally wrong? This chapter argues that attempts to claim a contra-moral justification for political action typically suffer from a fundamental confusion – a confusion about the nature and expression of practical justification. The author aims to bring two (...)
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  20. Moral and Political Philosophy: Key Issues, Concepts and Theories.Paul Smith - 2008 - Palgrave-Macmillan.
    Drug laws -- Justifications of punishment -- Civil disobedience : is there a duty to obey the law? -- Global poverty -- Liberty -- Liberty-limiting principles -- Rights -- Equality and social justice -- Moral relativism -- Utilitarianism -- Kantian moral philosophy -- John Rawls's theory of justice.
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  21. Professional Ethics for Politicians?Andrew Alexandra - 2007 - In Igor Primoratz (ed.), Politics and Morality. Palgrave-Macmillan. pp. 76--91.
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  22. Etica de la Política.Fernando Bermúdez - 2007 - Programa Derechos Humanos, Obsipado de San Marcos.
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  23. Dirty Hands.Stephen de Wijze - 2007 - In Igor Primoratz (ed.), Politics and Morality. Palgrave-Macmillan.
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  24. Patriotism.James Gafney - 2007 - In Igor Primoratz (ed.), Philosophy and Theology. Palgrave-Macmillan. pp. 129-147.
    The term “patriotism” has had different meanings, deriving from different historical circumstances. In its predominant modern sense it has been condemned as vicious, extolled as virtuous, and judged to be a quality potentially virtuous, but only in moderation. It is argued that, as most commonly understood by writers in this century, neither unrestricted patriotism, nor even moderate patriotism, is a virtue, but it is a socially pernicious vice, the more virulent for being associared with virtue.
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  25. Torture and Political Morality.John Kleinig - 2007 - In Igor Primoratz (ed.), Politics and Morality. Palgrave-Macmillan.
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  26. Punishing the Dirty.Neil Levy - 2007 - In Igor Primoratz (ed.), Politics and Morality. Palgrave-Macmillan.
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  27. Lying and Politics.David W. Lovell - 2007 - In Igor Primoratz (ed.), Politics and Morality. Palgrave-Macmillan.
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  28. Impairment and Disability: Law and Ethics at the Beginning and End of Life.Sheila McLean - 2007 - Routledge-Cavendish.
    pt. 1. Background you need. -- What is brain-compatible teaching -- The old and new of it -- When brain research is applied to the classroom everything will change -- Change can be easy -- We're not in Kansas anymore -- Where's the proof -- Tools for exploring the brain -- Ten reasons to care about brain research -- The evolution of brain models -- Be a brain-smart consumer: recognizing good research -- Action or theory: who wants to read all (...)
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  29. Noble Cause Corruption in Politics.Seumas Miller - 2007 - In Igor Primoratz (ed.), Politics and Morality. Palgrave-Macmillan.
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  30. There is No Dilemma of Dirty Hands.Kai Nielsen - 2007 - In Igor Primoratz (ed.), Politics and Morality. Palgrave-Macmillan. pp. 1-7.
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  31. Politics and Morality.Igor Primoratz (ed.) - 2007 - Palgrave-Macmillan.
    A timely contribution from prominent philosophers to the public debate about morality and politics, exploring the fundamental problem of their relation and a string of specific issues. Is political morality more permissive of deception, manipulation and violence? Is there room for morality in international relations? Is patriotism a virtue? What are the moral costs of policies that keep out most of those seeking immigration or asylum? May we use torture in the 'war on terror'? What are the moral hazards of (...)
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  32. Barbarians at the Gates.Robert Sparrow - 2007 - In Igor Primoratz (ed.), Politics and Morality. Palgrave-Macmillan.
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  33. Political Complicity.Janna Thompson - 2007 - In Igor Primoratz (ed.), Politics and Morality. Palgrave-Macmillan.
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  34. Military Obedience.Jessica Wolfendale - 2007 - In Igor Primoratz (ed.), Politics and Morality. Palgrave-Macmillan.
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  35. Breaking the Habit: Aristotle on Recidivism and How a Thoroughly Vicious Person Might Begin to Improve.Audrey L. Anton - 2006 - Philosophy in the Contemporary World 13 (2):58-66.
    Aristotle’s virtue ethics can teach us about the relationship between our habits and our actions. Throughout his works, Aristotle explains much about how one may develop a virtuous character, and little about how one might change from one character type to another. In recent years criminal law has been concerned with the issue of recidivism and how our system might reform the criminals we return to society more effectively. This paper considers how Aristotle might say a vicious person could change (...)
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  36. Khunnatham Čhariyatham Phūnam Rat =.Prātchayā Klāphačhan - 2006 - Prachaya.
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  37. Moralʹ I Pravo V Politike I Upravlenii.A. V. Obolonskiĭ - 2006 - Vysshai͡a Shkola Ėkonomiki.
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  38. The Moral Reality in Realism.C. A. J. Coady - 2005 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 22 (2):121–136.
    abstract This paper aims to gain a deeper understanding of the different forms of moralism in order to throw light upon debates about the role of morality in international affairs. In particular, the influential doctrine of political realism is reinterpreted as objecting not to a role for morality in international politics, but to the baneful effects of moralism. This is a more sympathetic reading than that usually given by philosophers to the realist doctrines. I begin by showing the ambiguity and (...)
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  39. Is There a Duty to Obey the Law?Christopher Wellman & John Simmons - 2005 - Cambridge University Press.
    The central question in political philosophy is whether political states have the right to coerce their constituents and whether citizens have a moral duty to obey the commands of their state. In this 2005 book, Christopher Heath Wellman and A. John Simmons defend opposing answers to this question. Wellman bases his argument on samaritan obligations to perform easy rescues, arguing that each of us has a moral duty to obey the law as his or her fair share of the communal (...)
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  40. Fa Zhi She Hui Zhong de Lun Li Zhi Xu =.Jianhua Li - 2004 - Zhongguo She Hui Ke Xue Chu Ban She.
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  41. Kant e il diritto di punire.Daniela Tafani - 2000 - Quaderni Fiorentini Per la Storia Del Pensiero Giuridico Moderno:55-84.
  42. Justice Miscarried: Ethics and Aesthetics in Law.Costas Douzinas - 1994 - Harvester Wheatsheaf.
  43. Moral Aspects of Legal Theory: Essays on Law, Justice, and Political Responsibility.David Lyons - 1993 - Cambridge University Press.
    David Lyons is one of the pre-eminent philosophers of law active in the United States. This volume comprises essays written over a period of twenty years in which Professor Lyons outlines his fundamental views about the nature of law and its relation to morality and justice. The underlying theme of the book is that a system of law has only a tenuous connection with morality and justice. Contrary to those legal theorists who maintain that no matter how bad the law (...)
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  44. The Realm of Rights.Judith Jarvis Thomson - 1990 - Harvard University Press.
    In The Realm of Rights Judith Thomson provides a full-scale, systematic theory of human and social rights, bringing out what in general makes an attribution of ...
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  45. Liberty, Equality, and Law: Selected Tanner Lectures on Moral Philosophy.John Rawls & Sterling M. McMurrin (eds.) - 1987 - University of Utah Press.
    The major moral issues of our time have been made vital and immediate by the convergence of numerous factors. Among these are a technology that has produced the threat of nuclear holocaust, that can maintain life beyond the death of the brain, that can destroy the natural world, and that produces deadly, indestructible waste. There is a new sensitivity to the injustices suffered by minorities. Impoverishment and starvation are now the fate of millions. Political tyranny is a continuing threat. Finally, (...)
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  46. Morality & Law.Manzoor Ahmed (ed.) - 1986 - Royal Book Co..
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  47. Law and Morals: Warnock, Gillick, and Beyond.Simon Lee - 1986 - Oxford University Press.
    An examination of the relationship between law and morals, this wide-ranging book develops themes addressed by Hart and Devlin, relating them to issues and events of current interest. Lee covers such timely concerns as: the Moral Majority; embryo experiments and surrogate motherhood; contraception, children's rights, and parents' rights; informed medical consent; equality and discrimination; and freedom of expression and pornography. Stressing the relevance of these issues to the lives of all of us, Lee argues for broader participation in debate on (...)
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  48. Ethics and the Law.Maile-Gene Sagen (ed.) - 1985 - Iowa Humanities Board.
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  49. Ethics and the Rule of Law.David Lyons - 1983 - Cambridge University Press.
    An introduction to the philosophy of law, which offers a modern and critical appraisal of all the main issues and problems. This has become a very active area in the last ten years, and one on which philosophers, legal practitioners and theorists and social scientists have tended to converge. The more abstract questions about the nature of law and its relationship to social norms and moral standards are now seen to be directly relevant to more practical and indeed pressing questions (...)
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  50. Law and the Moral Order.W. D. LAMONT - 1981 - Aberdeen University Press.
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