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  1. added 2020-09-18
    Entre philosophie politique et droit : le cas de la Loi sur la laïcité de l’État au Québec.Michel Seymour & Jérôme Gosselin-Tapp - 2020 - Les Cahiers de Droit 3 (61):741-775.
    The purpose of this paper is twofold. First, it offers a critique of the normative foundations of the 2019 Quebec Act respecting the laicity of the State. This is primarily based on the theses we developed in La nation pluraliste. Repenser la diversité religieuse au Québec (Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 2018), and elaborates a suitable diversity management model for Quebec using the republican liberalism described in Rawls’ later work. This discussion draws attention to certain pitfalls in the concept of (...)
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  2. added 2020-07-03
    The Conscience of Thomas More: An Introduction to Equity in Modernity.Robert Herian - forthcoming - Heythrop Journal.
  3. added 2020-06-29
    On Exit: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Right of Exit in Liberal Multicultural Societies.Annamari Vitikainen & Dagmar Borchers - 2012 - Berlin and Boston: De Gruyter.
  4. added 2020-06-12
    Dekonstruktion der Neutralität. Subjektive Rechte und Politik am Beispiel des „Kopftuchstreits“.Markus Wolf - 2017 - Rechtsphilosophie. Zeitschrift Für Grundlagen des Rechts 3 (2):171-189.
    Der Aufsatz beschäftigt sich am Beispiel des deutschen "Kopftuchstreits" mit der rechtlich-politischen Auseinandersetzung um subjektive Rechte innerhalb des liberalen Rechtsstaats. Wie Christoph Menke in seiner Deutung der für den politischen Liberalismus wesentlichen politischen Konflikte gezeigt hat, bezieht sich diese Auseinandersetzung vorrangig auf zwei Fragen: Wer sollte Anspruch darauf genießen, ein politisches Subjekt zu sein, das heißt, als Gleiche oder Gleicher berücksichtigt zu werden? Welche Ansprüche politischer Subjekte könneen als schützenswerte Verwirklichung subjektiver Rechte gelten? Der vorliegende Beitrag beschäftigt sich vorwiegend mit (...)
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  5. added 2020-05-22
    Factors Contributing to the Development of the Principle of Freedom of Religion in the United States.Alan J. Hauser - 1991 - Social Philosophy Today 5:105-128.
  6. added 2020-05-15
    The Contested Relation Between Democracy and Religion.Camil Ungureanu - 2008 - European Journal of Political Theory 7 (4):405-429.
    In recent years, various European and UN documents have been advancing the idea of `open, transparent and regular' dialogue between religion and democracy. Is this the naïve (or, at worst, hypocritical) rhetoric of the `Good European'? This article will discuss this issue starting from the debate between Habermas and Rawls on the role of religion in the public sphere. My approach presupposes a passage from deliberation to democratic rhetoric, the correlative abandonment of some of the tenets of Habermas's secularism, as (...)
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  7. added 2020-02-08
    La religion libérale pour les personnes et pour les groupes : Droits fondamentaux et accommodements.Michel Seymour & Jérôme Gosselin-Tapp - 2019 - ThéoRèmes 1 (15).
    Cet article vise à enrichir l’approche désagrégative proposée par Cécile Laborde dans Liberalism’s Religion [HUP, 2017] à l’aide de certaines intuitions rawlsiennes provenant de notre ouvrage La nation pluraliste [PUM, 2018]. En partant de la notion d’« accommodement raisonnable » telle que comprise dans le contexte légal du Québec et du Canada, nous parvenons à une interprétation des fondements normatifs de la distinction entre droits fondamentaux et accommodements qui repose sur la raison publique. La perspective que nous défendons permet ultimement (...)
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  8. added 2019-10-03
    Life to the Full: Rights and Social Justice in Australia.James Franklin (ed.) - 2007 - Ballan, Australia: Connor Court.
    A collection of articles on the the principles of social justice from an Australian Catholic perspective. Contents: Forward (Archbishop Philip Wilson), Introduction (James Franklin), The right to life (James Franklin), The right to serve and worship God in public and private (John Sharpe), The right to religious formation (Richard Rymarz), The right to personal liberty under just law (Michael Casey), The right to equal protection of just law regardless of sex, nationality, colour or creed (Sam Gregg), The right to freedom (...)
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  9. added 2019-06-07
    Religious Faith and the Fallibility of Public Reasons.Andrei Bespalov - 2019 - Oxford Journal of Law and Religion 8 (2):223-46.
    Rawlsian liberals define legitimacy in terms of the public justification principle (PJP): the exercise of political power is legitimate only if it is justified on the grounds of reasons that all may reasonably be expected to accept. Does PJP exclude religious reasons from public justification of legal provisions? I argue that the requirement of ‘reasonable acceptability’ is not clear enough to answer this question. Furthermore, it fails to address the problematic fact that justification on the grounds of religious faith involves (...)
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  10. added 2019-06-06
    Do Wedding Dresses Come in Lavender?: The Prospects and Implications of Same-Sex Marriage.Angela Bolte - 1998 - Social Theory and Practice 24 (1):111-131.
  11. added 2019-03-18
    The Duties of Political Officials in a Minimally Secular State.Kevin Vallier - 2019 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 36 (5):695-701.
  12. added 2018-12-22
    Christian Human Rights.Anthony F. Lang - 2018 - Contemporary Political Theory 17 (4):228-231.
  13. added 2018-12-15
    Rights and Revelation A Study of Particularism and Universality in the Advocacy of Human Rights.Oliver Davies - 2008 - New Blackfriars 89 (1022):441-467.
  14. added 2018-12-12
    Islam and Human Rights: Defending Universality at the United Nations.Austin Dacey & Colin Koproske - 2008 - Free Inquiry 29:48-50.
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  15. added 2018-12-09
    The Value of the Language of Rights in Christian Ethics, with Particular Reference to Reproductive Rights.Kieran James Cronin - 1988 - Dissertation, The University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
    Available from UMI in association with The British Library. Requires signed TDF. ;The language of rights has become highly respectable in Church circles and in the works of Christian ethicists, especially since the end of the Second World War. The literature on this subject is immense, yet much of this writing avoids the basic analytical issues presented by this form of moral language. This thesis begins with the conviction that theologians can learn a good deal about the value of the (...)
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  16. added 2018-11-16
    Human Rights and the Image of God by Roger Ruston, Scm, London, 2004, Pp. VII+312, F18.99 Pbk.Colin Carr Op - 2005 - New Blackfriars 86 (1005):555-556.
  17. added 2018-11-05
    The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Philosophical Essays on Self-Determination, Terrorirsm, and the One-State Solution.Raja Halwani & Tomis Kapitan - 2008 - Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
    The book contains four chapters, each dealing with a central topic to the conflict: self-determination (by Kapitan), the right of return of Palestinian refugees (by Halwani), terrorism (by Kapitan), and the one-state solution (by Halwani).
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  18. added 2018-10-31
    A Transformative Theory of Religious Freedom: Promoting the Reasons for Rights.Corey Brettschneider - 2010 - Political Theory 38 (2):187-213.
    Religious freedom is often thought to protect, not only religious practices, but also the underlying religious beliefs of citizens. But what should be said about religious beliefs that oppose religious freedom itself or that deny the concept of equal citizenship? The author argues here that such beliefs, while protected against coercive sanction, are rightly subject to attempts at transformation by the state in its expressive capacities. Transformation is entailed by a commitment to publicizing the reasons and principles that justify the (...)
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  19. added 2018-10-19
    Religion and Public Education.Joe Bishop - 2008 - Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association 43 (1):2-5.
  20. added 2018-10-15
    Islamist Parties and Political Normalization in the Muslim WorldEdited by Quinn Mecham and Julie Chernov Hwang.Michael Bevers - 2016 - Journal of Islamic Studies 27 (2):240-241.
  21. added 2018-10-15
    Upheavals in the Middle East: The Theories and Practice of a RevolutionBy Ronen A. Cohen.Michael Bevers - 2015 - Journal of Islamic Studies 26 (3):343-345.
  22. added 2018-10-14
    Spaces of Mobility: Essays on the Planning, Ethics, Engineering and Religion of Human Motion.Sigurd Bergmann, Thomas A. Hoff & Tore Sager - 2008 - Routledge.
    Human mobility is dramatically on the rise; globalization and modern technology have increased transportation and migration. Frequent journeys over large distances cause huge energy consumption, severely impact local and global natural environments and raise spiritual and ethical questions about our place in the world. 'Spaces of Mobility' presents an analysis of the socio-political, environmental, and ethical aspects of mobility. The volume brings together essays that examine why and how modern modes of transport emerge, considering their effect on society. The religious (...)
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  23. added 2018-09-21
    Freedom of Religion and the Politics of the Liberal Public-Private Divide. Augenstein - 2015 - Netherlands Journal of Legal Philosophy 44 (1):8-23.
  24. added 2018-09-18
    Malaysia: Limitations of the Human Rights Discourse and the Deployment of Rights in a Religious Identity Debate.Nazish Ansari - 2004 - Muslim World Journal of Human Rights 1 (1).
    Articulating the possible limits or shortcomings of the international human rights movement, David Kennedy highlights the fact that Human Rights discourses distract attention away from the economic realm and towards a re-entrenchment of the individual's relationship with the state and the negotiation of political and procedural rights. Even in a country like Malaysia that is credited as an economic and development miracle, the human rights discourse has distracted attention away from the underlying problems of ethnic and economic stratification and directed (...)
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  25. added 2018-09-12
    Book Review: Wollstonecraft, Mill, and Women’s Human Rights, by Eileen Hunt BottingSymposium on Botting’sEileen HuntWollstonecraft, Mill, and Women’s Human Rights . 306 Pp. [REVIEW]Ruth Abbey - forthcoming - Political Theory:009059171772531.
  26. added 2018-04-26
    Should Abraham Get a Religious Exemption?Andrei Bespalov - 2019 - Res Publica 25 (2):235-259.
    The standard liberal egalitarian approach to religious exemptions from generally applicable laws implies that such exemptions may be necessary in the name of equal respect for each citizen’s conscience. In each particular case this approach requires balancing the claims of devout believers against the countervailing claims of other citizens. I contend, firstly, that under the conditions of deep moral and ideological disagreement the balancing procedure proves to be extremely inconclusive. It does not provide an unequivocal solution even in the imaginary (...)
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  27. added 2018-04-26
    Pierre Manent et la gestion de la diversité religieuse.Jérôme Gosselin-Tapp - 2018 - Ithaque 22:111-134.
    Cet article se propose de situer le livre Situation de la France (2015) de Pierre Manent dans le débat contemporain sur la gestion de la diversité religieuse, et ce, à partir de deux principales thèses interprétatives. La première thèse est que le modèle de Manent s’appuie sur une forme de collectivisme méthodologique. La seconde thèse est que la place que Manent accorde au discours religieux dans la « conversation civique » est justifiée par une volonté de faire contrepoids à la (...)
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  28. added 2018-01-26
    The Role of Natural Law in Gandhi's Social Utopia.Monika Kirloskar-Steinbach - 2016 - In Enter Author Name Without Selecting A. Profile: Hans-Christian Günther (ed.), Paths to Dialogue. Nordhausen: Bautz. pp. 251-288.
    The paper attempts to develop an immanent conception of natural law and natural rights of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
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  29. added 2017-09-11
    Review of Roger Gottlieb, Joining Hands: Politics and Religion Together for Social Change. [REVIEW]Edmund F. Byrne - 2004 - Teaching Philosophy 27 (1):65-68.
  30. added 2017-03-06
    The Moral Basis of Religious Exemptions.Kevin Vallier - 2016 - Law and Philosophy 35 (1):1-28.
    Justifying religious exemptions is a complicated matter. Citizens ask to not be subject to laws that everyone else must follow, raising worries about equal treatment. They ask to be exempted on a religious basis, a basis that secular citizens do not share, raising worries about the equal treatment of secular and religious citizens. And they ask governmental structures to create exceptions in the government’s own laws, raising worries about procedural fairness and stability. We nonetheless think some religious exemptions are appropriate, (...)
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  31. added 2016-08-26
    Tentacles of the Leviathan? Nationalism, Islamophobia, and the and the Insufficiency-yet-Indispensability of Human Rights for Religious Freedom in Contemporary Europe.Jason A. Springs - 2016 - Journal of the American Academy of Religion 84 (3).
    Is the institutionalization of religious freedom through human rights jurisprudence simply a means by which the modern nation-state manufactures and regulates “religion”? Is the discourse of religious freedom principally a technology of state governance? These questions challenge the ways that scholars conceptualize the relation between states, nationalism, human rights, and religious freedom. This article forwards an approach to human rights and methodological nationalism that both counters and explores alternatives to the prevailing conceptions of human rights, nationalism, and state sovereignty in (...)
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  32. added 2016-07-04
    Vernünftige Existenz als Weltbewältigung. Eine Kritik der weltanschaulichen Neutralität säkularer Vernunft bei Jürgen Habermas.Maximilian Runge - manuscript
    Since Jürgen Habermas' speech for the Peace Price of the German Book Trade in October 2001, secular reason – personified by one of its main protagonists – has been able to debate with religion anew. For the purpose of an unbiased encounter between philosophy and religion, Habermas introduced the term “postsecular” back then in order to emphasize that this dialogue was inevitably necessary, all the more in the face of religiously motivated terrorism. Nonetheless, this willingness to debate was accompanied by (...)
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  33. added 2015-02-01
    Rawls, Political Liberalism, and the Family: A Reply to Matthew B. O'Brien.Greg Walker - 2014 - British Journal of American Legal Studies 3 (1):37-70.
    Responding to an article in a previous issue from Matthew B. O’Brien on the impermissibility of same-sex marriage, this reply corrects a misinterpretation of Rawls’s understanding of political liberalism and a misdirected complaint against the jurisprudence of the U.S. federal courts on civil marriage and other matters. In correcting these interpretations, I seek to demonstrate that a publicly reasonable case for same-sex civil marriage is conceivable in line with political liberalism. I conclude the article by arguing that, although the same-sex (...)
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