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    Rawls's Law of Peoples: A Realistic Utopia?Rex Martin & David A. Reidy (eds.) - 2006 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    This volume examines Rawls's theory of international justice as worked out in his controversial last book, The Law of Peoples.
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    The Moral Foundation of Rights.Rex Martin - 1990 - Ethics 100 (2):408-411.
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    Recent Work on the Concept of Rights.Rex Martin & James W. Nickel - 1980 - American Philosophical Quarterly 17 (3):165 - 180.
    This article is a critical review of work on the concept of rights, Including the concept of human rights, From 1963 to 1978. Our focus is mainly on issues of the analysis of rights and human rights. We do not deal with the closely related issues bearing on the normative foundations of moral and human rights. Nor have we attempted much in the way of historical treatment of our topic. Section I surveys general characterizations of rights. In section ii, We (...)
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  4. Rawls and Rights.Rex Martin - 1987 - Noûs 21 (3):445-448.
     
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    Socrates on Disobedience to Law.Rex Martin - 1970 - Review of Metaphysics 24 (1):21 - 38.
    THE CASE OF SOCRATES, like that of Antigone, holds a high place in the history of the discussion of civil disobedience. Yet the position which Socrates took on this question is seemingly unclear, even with respect to its broadest outlines. This is exhibited by a surprising and considerable divergence of opinion, bearing on what Socrates did and said, in some of the recent writings on civil disobedience.
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  6. Rawls.Rex Martin - 2003 - In David Boucher & Paul Kelly (eds.), Political Thinkers: From Socrates to the Present. Oxford University Press. pp. 496--515.
     
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    A Defence of Mill's Qualitative Hedonism.Rex Martin - 1972 - Philosophy 47 (180):140 - 151.
    In his well known proposition that pleasures differ qualitatively, Mill seems to be arguing three principal points. ‘Mental’ pleasures as a kind are intrinsically ‘more desirable and more valuable’ than ‘bodily pleasures’ . This estimation of pleasure, Mill says, is such as to rule out the claim that it ‘should be supposed to depend on quantity alone.’ Indeed, he continued, the ‘superiority in quality’ might be ‘so far outweighing quantity as to render it, in comparison, of small account’ . The (...)
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    Historical Explanation: Re-Enactment and Practical Inference.Rex Martin - 1977 - Cornell University Press.
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    Human Rights and the Social Recognition Thesis.Rex Martin - 2013 - Journal of Social Philosophy 44 (1):1-21.
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  10. Rawls and Rights.Rex Martin - 1988 - Ethics 99 (1):155-159.
     
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    Civil Disobedience.Rex Martin - 1970 - Ethics 80 (2):123-139.
  12. Historical Explanation: Re-Enactment and Practical Inference.Rex Martin - 1979 - Mind 88 (352):607-610.
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    Rawls and Rights.Judith Wagner DeCew & Rex Martin - 1987 - Noûs 21 (3):445.
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    Historical Explanation. Re-Enactment and Practical Inference.Alan Ryan & Rex Martin - 1980 - History and Theory 19 (1):93.
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    Collingwood’s Claim That Metaphysics is a Historical Discipline.Rex Martin - 1989 - The Monist 72 (4):489-525.
    The procedure I will follow in this paper requires a brief initial note of explanation. Collingwood’s texts are opaque at two points. First, he does not make clear what precisely he meant by the claim that metaphysics is a historical discipline. The prevailing interpretation—which I dispute—has been that he had in mind a similarity or identity of certain methods of inquiry or explanation. Second, and more seriously, he does not make clear the relationship of his two main treatises on metaphysics. (...)
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    Human Rights: Constitutional and International.Rex Martin - 2006 - The Proceedings of the Twenty-First World Congress of Philosophy 2:175-181.
    The paper develops a theory of human rights under three main headings: that ways of acting or of being treated require effective normative justification, that they must have authoritative political endorsement or acknowledgement, and that they must be maintained by conforming conduct and, where need be, by governmental enforcement. The paper, then, applies this notion of human rights to two main cases: as constitutional rights within individual states , and as international human rights maintained by confederations of states or by (...)
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  17. Historical Explanation: Re-Enactment and Practical Inference.Rex Martin - 1982 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 13 (4):241-242.
     
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    Collingwood on Reasons, Causes, and the Explanation of Action.Rex Martin - 1991 - International Studies in Philosophy 23 (3):47-62.
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    Constitutional Rights and Democracy in the U.S.A.: The Issue -of Judicial Review.Rex Martin & Stephen M. Griffin - 1995 - Ratio Juris 8 (2):180-198.
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    Just Wars and Humanitarian Interventions.Rex Martin - 2005 - Journal of Social Philosophy 36 (4):439–456.
  21. Brian Feltham and John Cottingham (Eds.), Partiality and Impartiality: Morality, Special Relationships, and the Wider World (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010), Pp. X + 258.Rex Martin - 2012 - Utilitas 24 (1):139-143.
  22. Two Concepts of Rule Utilitarianism.Rex Martin - 2008 - Journal of Moral Philosophy 5 (2):227-255.
    The notion of rule utilitarianism (a twentieth-century addition to the canon of utilitarian thought) has been discussed under two main headings—ideal-rule utilitarianism and 'indirect' utilitarianism. The distinction between them is often hazy. But we can sketch out each perspective along three different dimensions, contrasting the two conceptions of rule utilitarianism at each of three main hinge points: (1) the grounding of rules, (2) the allowed complexity of rules, (3) the conflict of rules. These two profiles constitute ideal types, but they (...)
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    From Substance to Subject: Studies in Hegel. [REVIEW]Rex Martin - 1975 - The Owl of Minerva 6 (4):3-6.
    Something of the nature of Rotenstreich’s book can be gained from its title. The main title suggests a coherent and unified account of Hegel’s “shift” from substance to subject; the subtitle, however, seems to point in a somewhat different direction and to suggest a collection of essays on a variety of Hegelian topics. Actually the book itself falls somewhere between the coherence of a single thematic treatment and the diffuseness of a set of disparate essays. Hence, though the shift from (...)
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    Political Toleration and Coercive Intervention in the International Sphere.Rex Martin - 2009 - In Shaun Young (ed.), Reflections on Rawls: An Assessment of His Legacy. Ashgate. pp. 177.
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    G. H. Von Wright on Explanation and Understanding: An Appraisal.Rex Martin - 1990 - History and Theory 29 (2):205-233.
    Two jarring results concerning the main theses of Georg Henrik von Wright's Explanation and Understanding are reached through an examination and criticism of his project. It is shown, contrary to his settled judgment both in EU and subsequently, that the schema of practical inference is a causal principle, and that it is nomological in character. But one feature of von Wright's overall analysis holds up and continues to show promise: his idea of understanding explanation. This idea combines the EU account (...)
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    How the Past Stands with Us . Oakeshott on History by Luke O'Sullivan.Rex Martin - 2005 - History and Theory 44 (1):138–148.
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    Two Concepts of Rule Utilitarianism: The Case of Mill.Rex Martin - 2007 - Southwest Philosophy Review 23 (1):49-58.
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    Collingwood’s Essay on Philosophical Method.Rex Martin - 1974 - Idealistic Studies 4 (3):224-250.
    Among Collingwood’s major books his Essay on Philosophical Method is, perhaps, the least well-known. There were a few reviews, some unfavorable, at the time of publication and, after that, an essay or two. But the book has largely been ignored.
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  29. Jeremy Waldron, Ed., Nonsense Upon Stilts: Bentham, Burke and Marx on the Rights of Man Reviewed By.Rex Martin - 1988 - Philosophy in Review 8 (8):330-334.
     
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    Natural Rights Human Rights and the Role of Social Recognition.Rex Martin - 2011 - Collingwood and British Idealism Studies 17 (1):91-115.
    This paper pays special attention to T.H. Green's account of rights as developed in the Lectures on the Principles of Political Obligation. Green's theory can be viewed as having at least two main levels. The first level is his general account of rights, emphasizing the notions of social recognition, of a power or capacity that each right-holder has, and of the common good subserved by proper rights. The second level is that of universal rights; here special attention will be paid (...)
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  31. Two Models for Justifying Political Authority.Rex Martin - 1975 - Ethics 86 (1):70-75.
  32. Human Rights: The Hard Questions.Chris Brown, Neil Walker, Rex Martin, Alison Dundes Renteln, Peter Jones & Ayelet Shachar - 2013 - Cambridge University Press.
    The United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. A burgeoning human rights movement followed, yielding many treaties and new international institutions and shaping the constitutions and laws of many states. Yet human rights continue to be contested politically and legally and there is substantial philosophical and theoretical debate over their foundations and implications. In this volume, distinguished philosophers, political scientists, international lawyers, environmentalists, and anthropologists discuss some of the most difficult questions of human rights (...)
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    An Essay on Metaphysics: Revised Edition with Introduction and Additional Material.Rex Martin (ed.) - 2001 - Clarendon Press.
    An Essay on Metaphysics is one of the finest works of the great Oxford philosopher R. G. Collingwood : in it he considers the nature of philosophy, especially of metaphysics, and puts forward his original and influential theories of absolute presuppositions, causation, and the logic of question and answer. Three fascinating unpublished pieces by Collingwood have been added for this revised edition: they illuminate and amplify the ideas of the Essay, to which they are closely related. The editor Rex Martin (...)
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  34. An Essay on Metaphysics: Revised Edition with Introduction and Additional Material.Rex Martin (ed.) - 2001 - Clarendon Press.
    An Essay on Metaphysics is one of the finest works of the great Oxford philosopher R. G. Collingwood : in it he considers the nature of philosophy, especially of metaphysics, and puts forward his original and influential theories of absolute presuppositions, causation, and the logic of question and answer. Three fascinating unpublished pieces by Collingwood have been added for this revised edition: they illuminate and amplify the ideas of the Essay, to which they are closely related. The editor Rex Martin (...)
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  35. Collingwood's Critique of the Concept of Human Nature.Rex Martin - 1967 - [New York?].
     
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  36. C.B. Mccullagh, Justifying Historical Descriptions. [REVIEW]Rex Martin - 1986 - Philosophy in Review 6:290-292.
     
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  37. Historical Explanation Re-Enactment and Practical Inference /Rex Martin. --. --.Rex Martin - 1977 - Cornell University Press, 1977.
     
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  38. Modes of Punishment.Rex Martin - 1987 - Public Affairs Quarterly 1 (4):73-85.
  39. Rights and Distributive Economic Justice.Rex Martin - 1995 - Analyse & Kritik 17 (1):35-51.
    The paper has three main sections. The first is concerned with developing the idea of a democratic system of rights. The second section turns, then, to constructing an idea of economic justice suitable to such a system. The paper concludes, in its final section, with a brief reflection on and assessment of the general line of argument taken.
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  40. Rights and Goods: Justifying Social Action. [REVIEW]Rex Martin - 1986 - International Studies in Philosophy 18 (1):81-83.
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  41. Real History: Reflections on Historical Practice.Rex Martin - 2001 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 62 (2):490-492.
    Martin Bunzl’s book was published in Routledge’s Philosophical Issues in Science series. It concerns the twin issues of objectivity and realism in the writing of history.
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  42. Review: How the Past Stands with Us. [REVIEW]Rex Martin - 2005 - History and Theory 44 (1):138-148.
  43. Review of Saari, H.: Re-enactment: A Study of R. G. Collingwood's philosophy of history. [REVIEW]Rex Martin - 1985 - Theoria 51 (2):115.
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  44. William Dray, Perspectives on History. [REVIEW]Rex Martin - 1982 - Philosophy in Review 2:271-274.
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  45. Real Rights.Rex Martin - 1995 - Philosophical and Phenomenological Research 58 (4):975-979.
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    Two Interpretations of the Difference Principle in Rawls's Theory of Justice.Prakash P. Shenoy & Rex Martin - 1983 - Theoria 49 (3):113-141.
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    Rawls on Constitutional Consensus and the Problem of Stability.Rex Martin - 2001 - The Proceedings of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy 11:81-95.
    This paper lays out the background and main features of Rawls’s new theory of justice. This is a theory that he began adumbrating about 1980 and that is given its fullest statement in his recent book Political Liberalism. I identify the main patterns of justification Rawls attempts to provide for his new theory and suggest a problem with one of these patterns in particular. The main lines of my analysis engage Rawls’s idea of constitutional consensus and his account of political (...)
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  48. Intelligibility.Rex Martin - 1991 - The Monist 74 (2):129-148.
    This paper concerns the notion of intelligibility as applied to action explanations, of the sort typically found in history in particular. The paper has two sections.
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    Philosophy in the Soviet Union: A Survey of the Mid-Sixties. [REVIEW]Rex Martin - 1969 - Philosophical Studies (Dublin) 18:284-285.
    This book consists of fourteen essays. Two are reprints of articles from Inquiry and the remaining dozen are articles from the journal Studies in Soviet Thought. The articles, by competent Western specialists in Soviet philosophy, cover a wide range of topics informatively and would, taken as a whole, give the reader a good picture of where Soviet philosophy stands today. The book represents a solid job of philosophical reportage. In this endeavor I would note one conspicuous shortcoming: there is not (...)
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    The Just War Theory of Walzer and Rawls.Rex Martin - 2003 - Southwest Philosophy Review 19 (1):135-146.
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