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Harry Brighouse
University of Wisconsin, Madison
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    Family Values: The Ethics of Parent-Child Relationships.Harry Brighouse & Adam Swift - 2014 - Princeton University Press.
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  2. Legitimate Parental Partiality.Harry Brighouse - 2009 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 37 (1):43-80.
    Some of the barriers to the realisation of equality reflect the value of respecting prerogatives people have to favour themselves. Even G.A. Cohen, whose egalitarianism is especially pervasive and demanding, says that.
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  3. Democracy and Proportionality.Harry Brighouse & Marc Fleurbaey - 2010 - Journal of Political Philosophy 18 (2):137-155.
  4. Equality, Priority, and Positional Goods.Harry Brighouse & Adam Swift - 2006 - Ethics 116 (3):471-497.
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    On Education.Harry Brighouse - 2005 - Routledge.
    What is education for? Should it produce workers or educate future citizens? Is there a place for faith schools - and should patriotism be taught? In this compelling and controversial book, Harry Brighouse takes on all these urgent questions and more. He argues that children share four fundamental interests: the ability to make their own judgements about what values to adopt; acquiring the skills that will enable them to become economically self-sufficient as adults; being exposed to a range of activities (...)
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  6. Parents' Rights and the Value of the Family.Harry Brighouse & Adam Swift - 2006 - Ethics 117 (1):80-108.
  7. Educational Equality Versus Educational Adequacy: A Critique of Anderson and Satz.Harry Brighouse & Adam Swift - 2009 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 26 (2):117-128.
    Some theorists argue that rather than advocating a principle of educational equality as a component of a theory of justice in education, egalitarians should adopt a principle of educational adequacy. This paper looks at two recent attempts to show that adequacy, not equality, constitutes justice in education. It responds to the criticisms of equality by claiming that they are either unsuccessful or merely show that other values are also important, not that equality is not important. It also argues that a (...)
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    School Choice and Social Justice.Harry Brighouse - 2002 - British Journal of Educational Studies 50 (3):402-403.
    Defends a theory of social justice for education from within an egalitarian version of liberalism. The theory involves a strong commitment to educational equality, and to the idea that children's rights include a right to personal autonomy. The book argues that school reform must always be evaluated from the perspective of social justice and applies the theory, in particular, to school choice proposals. It looks at the parental choice schemes in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and in England and Wales, and argues that (...)
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  9. Civic Education and Liberal Legitimacy.Harry Brighouse - 1998 - Ethics 108 (4):719-745.
  10. Measuring Justice: Primary Goods and Capabilities.Harry Brighouse & Ingrid Robeyns (eds.) - 2010 - Cambridge University Press.
    This book brings together a team of leading theorists to address the question 'What is the right measure of justice?' Some contributors, following Amartya Sen and Martha Nussbaum, argue that we should focus on capabilities, or what people are able to do and to be. Others, following John Rawls, argue for focussing on social primary goods, the goods which society produces and which people can use. Still others see both views as incomplete and complementary to one another. Their essays evaluate (...)
     
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  11. What Rights (If Any) Do Children Have.Harry Brighouse - 2002 - In David Archard & Colin M. Macleod (eds.), The Moral and Political Status of Children. Oxford University Press. pp. 31--52.
    According to the interest theory of rights, the primary function of rights is the protection of fundamental interests. Since children undeniably have fundamental interests that merit protection, it is perfectly sensible to attribute rights, especially welfare rights, to them. The interest theory need not be hostile to the accommodation of rights that protect agency because, at least in the case of adults, there is a strong connection between the protection of agency and the promotion of welfare. Children have welfare rights (...)
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    The Political Philosophy of Cosmopolitanism.Gillian Brock & Harry Brighouse (eds.) - 2005 - Cambridge University Press.
    In a period of rapid internationalization of trade and increased labor mobility, is it relevant for nations to think about their moral obligations to others? Do national boundaries have fundamental moral significance, or do we have moral obligations to foreigners that are equal to our obligations to our compatriots? The latter position is known as cosmopolitanism, and this volume brings together a number of distinguished political philosophers and theorists to explore cosmopolitanism: what it consists in, and the positive case which (...)
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  13. Putting Educational Equality in its Place.Harry Brighouse & Adam Swift - 2008 - Educational Policy and Finance 3 (4):444-466.
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    Family Values Reconsidered: A Response.Harry Brighouse & Adam Swift - 2018 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 21 (3):385-405.
  15. Moral and Political Aspects of Education.Harry Brighouse - 2009 - In Harvey Siegel (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Education. Oxford University Press.
  16. What's Wrong with Privatising Schools?Harry Brighouse - 2004 - Journal of Philosophy of Education 38 (4):617–631.
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    Should We Teach Patriotic History?Harry Brighouse - 2003 - In Kevin McDonough & Walter Feinberg (eds.), Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities. Oxford University Press.
    Harry Brighouse’s essay concludes Part I of the book by taking up one aspect of the task of clarifying the role of common education, by applying it to the teaching of patriotism in public schools. He asks whether liberal and cosmopolitan values are compatible with a common education aimed at fostering patriotic attachment to the nation. He examines numerous arguments recently developed to justify fostering patriotism in common schools from a liberal–democratic perspective, and finds them all wanting. However, even if (...)
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    Neutrality, Publicity, and State Funding of the Arts.Harry Brighouse - 1995 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 24 (1):35-63.
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    Egalitarianism and Equal Availability of Political Influence.Harry Brighouse - 1996 - Journal of Political Philosophy 4 (2):118–141.
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    Educational Justice and Socio-Economic Segregation in Schools.Harry Brighouse - 2007 - Journal of Philosophy of Education 41 (4):575–590.
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    Political Equality in Justice as Fairness.Harry Brighouse - 1997 - Philosophical Studies 86 (2):155-184.
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    Educational Justice and Socio-Economic Segregation in Schools.Harry Brighouse - 2007 - Philosophy of Education 41 (4):575-590.
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    Justice.Harry Brighouse - 2005 - Polity.
    The book also includes extensive discussions of the nature and purpose of political theorizing, and it asks whether theories of justice should take only social ...
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    Strong Gender Egalitarianism.Erik Olin Wright & Harry Brighouse - 2008 - Politics and Society 36 (3):360-372.
    Perhaps the most intractable aspect of gender inequality concerns inequalities within the family around the domestic division of labor, especially over child care and other forms of caregiving. These enduring gender inequalities constitute a significant obstacle to achieving “strong gender egalitarianism”—a structure of social relations in which the division of labor around housework and caregiving within the family and occupational distributions within the public sphere are unaffected by gender. This article explores three kinds of publicly supported parental caregiving leaves that (...)
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    Redistributing Education Among the Less Advantaged: A Problem for Principles of Justice?Gina Schouten & Harry Brighouse - 2014 - Social Philosophy and Policy 31 (1):109-134.
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    Can Justice as Fairness Accommodate the Disabled?Harry Brighouse - 2001 - Social Theory and Practice 27 (4):537-560.
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    Family Ethics and Public Policy: Beyond the Medical Model.Harry Brighouse & Adam Swift - 2018 - American Journal of Bioethics 18 (11):56-58.
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    Nonideal Theorizing in Education.Harry Brighouse - 2015 - Educational Theory 65 (2):215-231.
    In this essay, Harry Brighouse responds to the collection of articles in the current issue of Educational Theory, all concerned with nonideal theorizing in education. First, he argues that some form of ideal theory is indispensable for the nonideal theorizer. Brighouse then proceeds to defend Rawls against some critics of his kind of ideal theorizing by arguing that a central feature that is often misconstrued as unduly idealizing — the full compliance assumption — in fact constrains utopianism. Next, he discusses (...)
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  29. An Argument Against Cloning.Jaime Ahlberg & Harry Brighouse - 2010 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 40 (4):539-566.
    It is technically possible to clone a human being. The result of the procedure would be a human being in its own right. Given the current level of cloning technology concerning other animals there is every reason to believe that early human clones will have shorter-than-average life-spans, and will be unusually prone to disease. In addition, they would be unusually at risk of genetic defects, though they would still, probably, have lives worth living. But with experimentation and experience, seriously unequal (...)
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    Why Should States Fund Schools?Harry Brighouse - 1998 - British Journal of Educational Studies 46 (2):138 - 152.
    In arguing for government withdrawal from funding and regulating schooling, James Tooley claims that equality of opportunity in education implies only that all deserve an adequate minimum education. However, he concedes the 'abstract egalitarian thesis' that all should be treated with equal concern and respect. I show that this thesis indeed implies educational equality, and that Tooley's arguments against educational equality rest on a misunderstanding of the foundations of egalitarianism.
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    What's Wrong With Privatising Schools?Harry Brighouse - 2004 - Philosophy of Education 38 (4):617-631.
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    Justifying Patriotism.Harry Brighouse - 2006 - Social Theory and Practice 32 (4):547-558.
  33. Is There Any Such Thing as Political Liberalism?Harry Brighouse - 1994 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 75 (3-4):318-332.
     
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  34. 4.'Race': Normative, Not Metaphysical or Semantic 'Race': Normative, Not Metaphysical or Semantic (Pp. 525-551).Alan H. Goldman, Harry Brighouse, Adam Swift & Sarah Stroud - 2006 - Ethics 116 (3).
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    A Modest Defence of School Choice.Harry Brighouse - 2002 - Journal of Philosophy of Education 36 (4):653–659.
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    Paying for Higher Education: Are Top-Up Fees Fair?Harry Brighouse - unknown
    This paper considers four institutional models for funding higher education in the light of principles of fairness and meritocracy, with particular reference to the debate in the UK over ‘top-up fees’. It concludes that, under certain plausible but unproven assumptions, the model the UK government has adopted is fairer and more meritocratic than alternatives, including, surprisingly, the Graduate Tax.
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    A Modest Defence Of School Choice.Harry Brighouse - 2002 - Philosophy of Education 36 (4):653-659.
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    Against Nationalism.Harry Brighouse - 1996 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Supplementary Volume 22:365-405.
  39. Equality of Opportunity and Complex Equality: The Special Place of Schooling. [REVIEW]Harry Brighouse - 2007 - Res Publica 13 (2):147-158.
    This paper is an engagement with Equality by John Baker, Kathleen Lynch, Judy Walsh and Sara Cantillon. It identifies a dilemma for educational egalitarians, which arises within their theory of equality, arguing that sometimes there may be a conflict between advancing equality of opportunity and providing equality of respect and recognition, and equality of love care and solidarity. It argues that the latter values may have more weight in deciding what to do than traditional educational egalitarians have usually thought.
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    Book Symposium: Harry Brighouse, School Choice and Social Justice.Randall Curren, Eamonn Callan, Walter Feinberg & Harry Brighouse - 2001 - Studies in Philosophy and Education 20 (5):387-421.
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    A Modest Defence of School Choice.Harry Brighouse - 2002 - Journal of Philosophy of Education 36 (4):653-659.
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    Against Nationalism.Harry Brighouse - 1997 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 26 (sup1):365-405.
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  43. Distribution of What? How Will We Know If We Have Achieved Education for All by 2015?Harry Brighouse - 2003 - 3rd Conference on the Capabilities Approach.
    In 1990 at the Jomtein Conference in Thailand organised by UNESCO, UNICEF, UNDP and the World Bank the 157 governments present agreed to a Declaration, the World Declaration on Education for All that signalled their commitment to achieve Education for All (EFA) by 2000. EFA was not defined succinctly, but was laid out as comprising: universal access to education services ‘of quality’; equity with regard to removing disparities ‘in access to learning opportunities’ for certain groups (girls.
     
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    Political Equality and the Funding of Political Speech.Harry Brighouse - 1995 - Social Theory and Practice 21 (3):473-500.
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    Critical Moral Liberalism: Theory and Practice.Harry Brighouse & Jeffrey Reiman - 1999 - Philosophical Review 108 (3):442.
    While it forms the framework for most analytical political philosophy, liberalism is widely attacked and even ridiculed outside that small world. It is, according to one widely accepted line of thinking, tainted by the color and sex of its most prominent formulators, its use in defense of the morally indefensible behavior of imperialist states and their agents, and its presumption that the rights it prescribes are applicable to all people in all places at all times.
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    Transitional and Utopian Market Socialism.Harry Brighouse - 1994 - Politics and Society 22 (4):569-584.
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    Review of Equality by Alex Callinicos. [REVIEW]Harry Brighouse & Erik Olin Wright - 2002 - Historical Materialism 10 (1):193-222.
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    In Defence of Educational Equality.Harry Brighouse - 1995 - Philosophy of Education 29 (3):415-420.
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    In Defence of Educational Equality.Harry Brighouse - 1995 - Journal of Philosophy of Education 29 (3):415–420.
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    The Egalitarian Virtues of Educational Vouchers.Harry Brighouse - 1994 - Philosophy of Education 28 (2):211-220.
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