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    The Rights of Woman as Chimera: The Political Philosophy of Mary Wollstonecraft.Natalie Taylor - 2006 - Routledge.
    _The Rights of Woman as Chimera _examines Mary Wollstonecraft's intellectual relationship to Rousseau, Locke, and Aristotle. Although she learned much from each philosopher, her own thought cannot be said to be simply derivative of these thinkers. In considering "the woman question," Wollstonecraft levels important, but friendly, critiques of her male predecessors. She puts forth a conception of the nature of woman, which is informed by and consistent with her larger political philosophy, and this study endeavors to outline (...)
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    Rights, Culture, and the Law: Themes From the Legal and Political Philosophy of Joseph Raz.Lukas H. Meyer, Stanley L. Paulson & Thomas Winfried Menko Pogge (eds.) - 2003 - Oxford University Press.
    The volume brings together a collection of original papers on some of the main tenets of Joseph Raz's legal and political philosophy: Legal positivism and the nature of law, practical reason, authority, the value of equality, incommensurability, harm, group rights, and multiculturalism.
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  3. Human Rights as a Way of Life: On Bergson's Political Philosophy.Alexandre Lefebvre - 2013 - Stanford University Press.
    The work of Henri Bergson, the foremost French philosopher of the early twentieth century, is not usually explored for its political dimensions. Indeed, Bergson is best known for his writings on time, evolution, and creativity. This book concentrates instead on his political philosophy—and especially on his late masterpiece, _The Two Sources of Morality and Religion_—from which Alexandre Lefebvre develops an original approach to human rights. We tend to think of human rights as the urgent international (...)
     
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    Natural Rights Individualism and Progressivism in American Political Philosophy.Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred Dycus Miller & Jeffrey Paul (eds.) - 2012 - Cambridge University Press.
    "In 1776, the American Declaration of Independence appealed to "the Laws of nature and of Nature's God" and affirmed "these Truths to be self-evident, that all Men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain ...
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  5. Rights, Culture, and the Law: Themes From the Legal and Political Philosophy of Joseph Raz.Lukas H. Meyer, Stanley L. Paulson & Thomas W. Pogge (eds.) - 2003 - Oxford University Press UK.
    The volume brings together a collection of original papers on some of the main tenets of Joseph Raz's legal and political philosophy: Legal positivism and the nature of law, practical reason, authority, the value of equality, incommensurability, harm, group rights, and multiculturalism. James Griffin and Yael Tamir raise questions concerning Raz's notion of group rights and its application to claims of cultural and political autonomy, while Will Kymlicka and Bernhard Peters examine Raz's theory of multicultural (...)
     
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  6. Political Philosophy 3: From the Rights of Man to the Republican Idea.Franklin Philip (ed.) - 1992 - University of Chicago Press.
    What is the common element linking the right to health care and the right of free speech, the right to leisure and the right of free association, the right to work and the right to be protected? Debates on the rights of man abound in the media today, but all too often they remain confused and fail to recognize the fundamental political conceptions on which they hinge. Several French theorists have recently attempted a new account of rights, (...)
     
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  7. The Rights of Woman as Chimera: The Political Philosophy of Mary Wollstonecraft.Natalie Taylor - 2015 - Routledge.
    _The Rights of Woman as Chimera _examines Mary Wollstonecraft's intellectual relationship to Rousseau, Locke, and Aristotle. Although she learned much from each philosopher, her own thought cannot be said to be simply derivative of these thinkers. In considering "the woman question," Wollstonecraft levels important, but friendly, critiques of her male predecessors. She puts forth a conception of the nature of woman, which is informed by and consistent with her larger political philosophy, and this study endeavors to outline (...)
     
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    Global Human Rights, Peace and Cultural Difference: Huntington and the Political Philosophy of International Relations.W. Kersting - 2002 - Kantian Review 6 (1):5-34.
    In 1989, the age of power political realism ended. The conditions were set to replace the prevailing Hobbesian model of peace by deterrence with the considerably more challenging Kantian model of peace by right. If, however, Huntington's paradigm of fighting civilizations were right, we would have to forget Kant and remember Hobbes. Sober rationality, healthy distrust, striving for power accumulation and all the other instruments from the realist's toolbox of political prudence are very well suited to facilitate (...) self-assertion in an age of violently clashing cultures. However, this helplessness is not well grounded. Considering that from the very beginning liberalism is a theory of religious and ethical pluralism and well-experienced in dealing with problems of multiculturalism, it is at least possible to argue for a weak liberal universalism which provides normative foundations for a global order of peacefully living together. Of course, conceptual and moral modesty is crucial. If the human rights doctrine wants to defend its universal claim in the face of cultural diversity , it has to restrict itself to the conditions of esse: the pre-cultural and sheer natural conditions of human being and human coexistence. However, the formulation of the conditions of bene esse has to be left to culture and its authorities and belief systems which buttress a cultural constitution of meaning, both theologically and metaphysically. Traditional natural rights theory knew that both have to go together, and that the esse-enabling duties necessarily enjoy priority. No cultural conception of thriving life and existential significance can be accepted which contradicts the fundamental imperatives and conditions of pure human existence and coexistence. (shrink)
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    Political Philosophy 3: From the Rights of Man to the Republican Idea.Luc Ferry & Alain Renaut - 1992 - University of Chicago Press.
    In this final volume of Political Philosophy, Luc Ferry and Alain Renaut summarize these efforts and put forward their own set of arguments.
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  10. Natural Rights Individualism and Progressivism in American Political Philosophy: Volume 29, Part 2.Ellen Frankel Paul, Jeffrey Paul & Miller Jr (eds.) - 2012 - Cambridge University Press.
    The essays in this collection investigate two political traditions and their critical interactions. The first series of essays deals with the development of natural rights individualism, some examining its origins in the thought of the seminal political theorist, John Locke, and the influential constitutional theorist, Montesquieu, others the impact of their theories on intellectual leaders during the American Revolution and the Founding era, and still others the culmination of this tradition in the writings of nineteenth-century individualists such (...)
     
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  11. Property Rights and the Political Philosophy of John Locke.Ruth J. Sample - 1995 - Dissertation, University of Pittsburgh
    The ultimate aim of this dissertation is to determine whether libertarian theories of property can be adequately grounded in Locke's theory of natural rights. I defend the thesis that Locke's theory has no room for a fundamental commitment to natural rights, including property rights. ;In the first three chapters, I challenge each component of the dominant interpretation of Locke's theory of property in this century, viz., that of C. B. Macpherson. In Chapter One, I criticize Macpherson's claim (...)
     
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    Human Rights and Empire: The Political Philosophy of Cosmopolitanism.Costas Douzinas - 2007 - Routledge-Cavendish.
    Erudite and timely, this book is a key contribution to the renewal of radical theory and politics.
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    `Death to Tyrants': The Political Philosophy of Tyrannicide - Part I.Shannon Brincat - 2008 - Journal of International Political Theory 4 (2):212-240.
    This paper examines the conceptual development of the philosophical justifications for tyrannicide. It posits that the political philosophy of tyrannicide can be categorised into three distinct periods or models, the classical, medieval, and liberal, respectively. It argues that each model contained unique themes and principles that justified tyrannicide in that period; the classical, through the importance attached to public life and the functional role of leadership; the medieval, through natural law doctrine; and the liberal, through the postulates of (...)
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  14. Essays on the Principles of Political Philosophy Designed to Illustrate and Establish the Civil and Religious Rights of Man; Chiefly in Reference to the Present State of the British Empire. Inscribed by Permission to S. Whitbread Esq. M.P. [REVIEW]Thomas Finch, W. Whittingham, R. Baldwin & Neely Jones Sherwood - 1812 - Printed by W.G. Whittingham and Sold by R. Baldwin; and Sherwood, Neely and Jones, ... ; London.
  15. The Nature of Rights: Moral and Political Aspects of Rights in Late Medieval and Early Modern Philosophy.Virpi Mäkinen (ed.) - 2010 - The Philosophical Society of Finland.
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    Women's Rights as Multicultural Claims: Reconfiguring Gender and Diversity in Political Philosophy.Peter Jones - 2012 - Contemporary Political Theory 11 (1):e5 - e7.
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    Democracy, Law and Authority, Review of Lukas Meyer, Stanley Paulson and Thomas Pogge (Eds), Rights, Culture and the Law: Themes From the Legal and Political Philosophy of Joseph Raz.Samantha Besson - forthcoming - Journal of Moral Philosophy.
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    Introduction The Political Philosophy of Food Policies, Part I: Justice, Legitimacy, and Rights.Emanuela Ceva & Matteo Bonotti - 2015 - Journal of Social Philosophy 46 (4):398-401.
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    Human Rights as a Way of Life: On Bergson|[Rsquo]|s Political Philosophy.Alex Feldman - 2015 - Contemporary Political Theory 14 (3):e12.
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    Human Rights as a Way of Life: On Bergson’s Political Philosophy.Alex Feldman - 2015 - Contemporary Political Theory 14 (3):e12-e15.
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    Book Review: Human Rights as a Way of Life: On Bergson’s Political Philosophy, by Alexandre Lefebvre. [REVIEW]Alexandre Lefebvre & Samuel Moyn - 2015 - Political Theory 43 (3):416-420.
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  22. Breach of Human Rights in the Political Philosophy of Hannah Arendt.Fausto Brito - 2013 - Kriterion: Journal of Philosophy 54 (127):177-196.
     
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  23. Images of Fear in Political Philosophy and Fairy Tales: Linking Private Abuse to Political Violence in Human Rights Discourse.M. Calloni - 2016 - Journal of International Political Theory 12 (1):67-89.
  24. Minority Rights in Political Philosophy and International Law.Will Kymlicka - 2010 - In Samantha Besson & John Tasioulas (eds.), The Philosophy of International Law. Oxford University Press. pp. 377--383.
     
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  25. Rights, Social Theory, and Political Philosophy : A Framework for Case Study Research.Rob Stones - 2006 - In Lydia Morris (ed.), Rights: Sociological Perspectives. Routledge. pp. 133.
     
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    The Future of Political Theory? A Review of Toward a Humanist Justice: The Political Philosophy of Susan Moller Okin. Edited by Debra Satz and Rob Reich and Women's Rights as Multicultural Claims: Reconfiguring Gender and Diversity in Political Philosophy. By Monica Mookherjee.Jennifer Warriner - 2011 - Hypatia 26 (4):864-871.
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    The “Right to Have Rights” in French Political Philosophy: Conceptualising a Cosmopolitan Citizenship with Arendt.Justine Lacroix - 2015 - Constellations 22 (1):79-90.
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    A Review on Human Rights From the Perspective of Ethical and Political Philosophy. 김병욱 - 2009 - Journal of Ethics 1 (73):255-266.
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    Political Philosophy and the Theory of Rights.Baruch Brody - 1978 - Philosophia 8 (2-3):429-445.
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  30. (LRCC, 1980). Neil MacCormick,'Children's Rights: A Test-Case for Theories of Right', in Legal Right and Social Democracy: Essays in Legal and Political Philosophy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982), Pp. 159-66. President's Commission for the Study of Ethical and Legal Problems In. [REVIEW]Tom L. Beauchamp & James F. Childress - 1985 - In Michael Lockwood (ed.), Moral Dilemmas in Modern Medicine. Oxford University Press. pp. 22--234.
     
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    Costas Douzinas, Human Rights and Empire. The Political Philosophy of Cosmopolitanism.Wouter Werner - 2008 - International Journal for the Semiotics of Law - Revue Internationale de Sémiotique Juridique 21 (2):197-199.
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    The Meanings of Rights: The Philosophy and Social Theory of Human Rights.Costas Douzinas & C. A. Gearty (eds.) - 2014 - Cambridge University Press.
    Questioning some of the repetitive and narrow theoretical writings on rights, a group of leading intellectuals examine human rights from philosophical, theological, historical, literary and political perspectives.
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  33. To Be or Not to Be: Charles Beitz on the Philosophy of Human Rights.Adam Etinson - 2010 - Res Publica 16 (4):441-448.
    This is a review article of Charles Beitz's 2009 book on the philosophy of human rights, The Idea of Human Rights. The article provides a charitable overview of the book's main arguments, but also raises some doubts about the depth of the distinction between Beitz's 'practical' approach to humans rights and its 'naturalistic' counterparts.
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    The Moral and Political Philosophy of Immigration: Liberty, Security, and Equality.José Jorge Mendoza - 2016 - Lexington Books.
    In this book, José Jorge Mendoza argues that the difficulty with resolving the issue of immigration is primarily a conflict over competing moral and political principles and is thereby, at its core, a problem of philosophy. Using philosophical resources, this book provides some normative guidance to future immigration policy and reform.
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  35. Enlightenment, Rights, and Revolution: Essays in Legal and Social Philosophy.Neil MacCormick & Zenon Bankowski (eds.) - 1989 - Aberdeen University Press.
     
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  36. Women in Western Political Philosophy: Kant to Nietzsche.Ellen Kennedy & Susan Mendus (eds.) - 1987 - St. Martin's Press.
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    Terrorism, Security, and Nationality: An Introductory Study in Applied Political Philosophy.Paul Gilbert - 1994 - Routledge.
    Terrorism, Security and Nationality shows how the concepts and methods of political philosophy can be applied to the practical problems of terrorism, state violence and national security. The book clarifies a wide range of issues in applied political philosophy, including the ethics of war, theories of state and nation, the relationship between communities and nationalisms, and the uneasy balance of human rights and national security. Ethnicity, national identity and the interests of the state, concepts commonly (...)
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    Confucian Perfectionism: A Political Philosophy for Modern Times.Joseph Chan - 2014 - Princeton University Press.
    Since the very beginning, Confucianism has been troubled by a serious gap between its political ideals and the reality of societal circumstances. Contemporary Confucians must develop a viable method of governance that can retain the spirit of the Confucian ideal while tackling problems arising from nonideal modern situations. The best way to meet this challenge, Joseph Chan argues, is to adopt liberal democratic institutions that are shaped by the Confucian conception of the good rather than the liberal conception of (...)
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  39. Rights, Pluralism and Education in Europe - A Political-Philosophical Approach.Fabrizio Sciacca - 2010 - In Hauke Brunkhorst & Gerd Grözinger (eds.), The Study of Europe. Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft.
    " This Volume tries to cover some important parts of the whole spectrum of European Studies. The essay of Fabrizio Sciacca begins with the issue of human rights. Sciacca relates the development of human rights regimes within the European Union to the general question of human rights education, without which human rights must keep abstract legality" (Hauke Brunkhorst, Preface).
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  40. The Capability Approach and the Debate Between Humanist and Political Perspectives on Human Rights. A Critical Survey.Pablo Gilabert - 2013 - Human Rights Review 14 (4):299-325.
    This paper provides a critical exploration of the capability approach to human rights (CAHR) with the specific aim of developing its potential for achieving a synthesis between “humanist” or “naturalistic” and “political” or “practical” perspectives in the philosophy of human rights. Section II presents a general strategy for achieving such a synthesis. Section III provides an articulation of the key insights of CAHR (its focus on actual realizations given diverse circumstances, its pluralism of grounds, its emphasis (...)
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  41. Contemporary Political Philosophy: An Anthology.Robert E. Goodin & Philip Pettit (eds.) - 2006 - Blackwell.
    This authoritative collection of the seminal texts in post-war political philosophy has now been updated and expanded. Reprints key articles, mainly unabridged, touching upon the nature of the state, democracy, justice, rights, liberty, equality and oppression. Includes work from politics, law and economics, as well as from continental and analytic philosophy. Now includes thirteen additional texts, taking account of recent developments in the field and reflecting the most pressing concerns in international affairs. Can be used alongside (...)
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  42. Canadian Political Philosophy: Contemporary Reflections.Ronald Beiner & W. J. Norman (eds.) - 2000 - Oxford University Press.
    Canadian theorists and philosophers are recognized internationally for their contributions to normative debates about citizenship, multiculturalism, and nationalism. The superb essays collected here reflect a broad range of contemporary political and philosophical issues: liberalism and citizenship; equality, justice, and gender; minority rights and identity; nationalism and self-determination; and the history of political philosophy.
     
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  43. Political Philosophy: The Essential Texts.Steven M. Cahn (ed.) - 2005 - Oxford University Press.
    Ideal for survey courses in social and political philosophy, this volume is a substantially abridged and slightly altered version of Steven M. Cahn's Classics of Political and Moral Philosophy (OUP, 2001). Offering coverage from antiquity to the present, Political Philosophy: The Essential Texts is a historically organized collection of the most significant works from nearly 2,500 years of political philosophy. It moves from classical thought (Plato, Aristotle) through the medieval period (Aquinas) to (...)
     
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    The Benevolent Health Worm : Comparing Western Human Rights-Based Ethics and Confucian Duty-Based Moral Philosophy[REVIEW]Alana Maurushat - 2008 - Ethics and Information Technology 10 (1):11-25.
    Censorship in the area of public health has become increasingly important in many parts of the world for a number of reasons. Groups with vested interest in public health policy are motivated to censor material. As governments, corporations, and organizations champion competing visions of public health issues, the more incentive there may be to censor. This is true in a number of circumstances: curtailing access to information regarding the health and welfare of soldiers in the Kuwait and Iraq wars, poor (...)
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  45. Taking Rights Seriously.Ronald Dworkin - 1977 - Duckworth.
    This is the first publication of these ideas in book form. 'It is a rare treat--important, original philosophy that is also a pleasure to read.
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    Philosophy and Public Policy.Sidney Hook - 1970 - Journal of Philosophy 67 (14):461-470.
    Like_ _John Dewey, his mentor and friend, Sidney Hook shares the classic concep­tion of philosophy as the pursuit of wis­dom. A philosopher is concerned ulti­mately with the conception of the good life in a good society. In these essays extending over many years, Hook illustrates the activity of the philosopher in the cave of social life. He brings to bear the tools of reflective analysis on dominant social and political issues: human rights; the role of personality and (...)
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    A Human Rights Debate on Physical Security, Political Liberty, and the Confucian Tradition.Benedict S. B. Chan - 2014 - Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 13 (4):567-588.
    There are many East and West debates on human rights. One of them is whether all civil and political rights are human rights. On one hand, scholars generally agree that rights to physical security are human rights. On the other hand, some scholars argue that rights to political liberty are only Western rights but not human rights because political liberty conflicts with some East Asian cultural factors, especially the Confucian (...)
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    Political and Naturalistic Conceptions of Human Rights: A False Polemic?S. Matthew Liao & Adam Etinson - 2012 - Journal of Moral Philosophy 9 (3):327-352.
    What are human rights? According to one longstanding account, the Naturalistic Conception of human rights, human rights are those that we have simply in virtue of being human. In recent years, however, a new and purportedly alternative conception of human rights has become increasingly popular. This is the so-called Political Conception of human rights, the proponents of which include John Rawls, Charles Beitz, and Joseph Raz. In this paper we argue for three claims. First, (...)
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  49. Contemporary Political and Social Philosophy.Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred Dycus Miller & Jeffrey Paul (eds.) - 1995 - Cambridge University Press.
    These essays represent the latest research of a number of prominent political theorists. The essays explore the role of government, the nature of public discourse and the obligations of citizens. Some examine the sources of our need for government, asking what form of government we should establish and whether a single form can be suitable for all societies. Some seek to discover the proper aims of government - asking, for example, whether government should promote equality among its citizens or (...)
     
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  50. 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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