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    Politics and Morality.Susan Mendus - 2009 - Polity.
    In this book, Susan Mendus seeks to address these important questions to assess whether this apparent tension between morality and politics is real and, if so, ...
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  2. Feminism and Emotion: Readings in Moral and Political Philosophy.Susan Mendus - 2000 - St. Martin's Press.
    This book combines the insights of enlightenment thinking and feminist theory to explore the significance of love in modern philosophy. The author argues for the importance of emotion in general, and love in particular, to moral and political philosophy, pointing out that some of the central philosophers of the enlightment were committed to a moralized conception of love. However, she believes that feminism's insights arise not from its attribution of special and distinctive qualities to women, but from its recognition of (...)
     
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    Impartiality in Moral and Political Philosophy.Susan Mendus - 2002 - Oxford University Press.
    The debate between impartialists and their critics has dominated both moral and political philosophy for over a decade. Characteristically, impartialists argue that any sensible form of impartialism can accommodate the partial concerns we have for others. By contrast, partialists deny that this is so. They see the division as one which runs exceedingly deep and argue that, at the limit, impartialist thinking requires that we marginalise those concerns and commitments that make our lives meaningful. This book attempts to show both (...)
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  4. Women in Western Political Philosophy: Kant to Nietzsche.Ellen Kennedy & Susan Mendus (eds.) - 1987 - St. Martin's Press.
  5. Liberalism and Democracy.Norberto Bobbio, Michael J. Perry, Susan Mendus, Nichola Lacey, Brian Barry & E. F. Paul - 1990 - Philosophical Quarterly 40 (161):515-522.
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    Life's Ethical Symphony.Susan Mendus - 2008 - Journal of Philosophy of Education 42 (2):201-218.
    Most modern moral theories are impartialist in character. They perceive the demands of morality as standing in opposition to partial concerns and acting as constraints upon them. In this paper I argue that our partial concerns in general, and our love and concern for others in particular, are not ultimately at odds with the demands of morality, impartially understood, but are the necessary preconditions of our being motivated by impartial morality. If we are to care about morality, we must first (...)
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  7. Justifying Toleration: Conceptual and Historical Perspectives.Susan Mendus - 1988 - Cambridge University Press.
    This book traces the growth of philosophical justifications of toleration. The contributors discuss the grounds on which we may be required to be tolerant and the proper limits of toleration. They consider the historical and conceptual relation between toleration and scepticism and ask whether toleration is justified by considerations of autonomy or of prudence. The papers cover a range of perspectives on the subject, including Marxist and Socialist as well as liberal views. The editor's introduction prepares the ground by discussing (...)
     
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    Innocent Before God: Politics, Morality and the Case of Billy Budd.Susan Mendus - 2006 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 58 (58):23-38.
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    Different Voices, Still Lives: Problems in the Ethics of Care.Susan Mendus - 1993 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 10 (1):17-27.
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    Toleration and Recognition: Education in a Multicultural Society.Susan Mendus - 1995 - Journal of Philosophy of Education 29 (2):191–201.
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    The Serpent and the Dove.Susan Mendus - 1988 - Philosophy 63 (245):331 - 343.
    In his essay ‘The Simple Art of Murder’, Raymond Chandler describes the world of the American detective story as ‘a world in which gangsters can rule nations and almost rule cities, in which hotels and apartment houses and celebrated restaurants are owned by men who made their money out of brothels, in which a screen star can be the fingerman for a mob, and the nice man down the hall is a boss of the numbers racket; a world where a (...)
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    Marital Faithfulness.Susan Mendus - 1984 - Philosophy 59 (228):243 - 252.
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    Saving One's Soul or Founding a State: Morality and Politics.Susan Mendus - 2006 - Philosophia 34 (3):233-241.
    In his essay, ‘The Question of Machiavelli’, Isaiah Berlin notes the depth of Machiavelli's pluralism. Taking my cue from Berlin, I argue that much modern liberal political philosophy neglects this deep pluralism and, as a result, misunderstands modern political problems such as the phenomenon of religiously-motivated terrorism.
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    James S. Fishkin, The Dialogue of Justice: Towards a Self-Reflective Society, Yale University Press, 1992, Pp. Vi + 243.Susan Mendus - 1994 - Utilitas 6 (2):324.
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    Anna Elisabetta Galeotti, Toleration as Recognition:Toleration as Recognition.Susan Mendus - 2003 - Ethics 113 (3):699-702.
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    John Locke: A Letter Concerning Toleration -- In Focus.Hugh Upton, John Horton & Susan Mendus - 1993 - Philosophical Quarterly 43 (173):539.
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    All the King's Horses and All the King's Men: Justifying Higher Education.Susan Mendus - 1992 - Journal of Philosophy of Education 26 (2):173–182.
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    Aspects of Toleration: Philosophical Studies.John Horton & Susan Mendus (eds.) - 1985 - Methuen.
    Introduction JOHN HORTON AND SUSAN MENDUS The essays in this volume are concerned with the theoretical and conceptual issues involved in the idea of ...
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  19. Private Faces in Public Places.Susan Mendus - 2008 - In Matthew H. Kramer (ed.), The Legacy of H.L.A. Hart: Legal, Political, and Moral Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
     
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    John Stuart Mill and Harriet Taylor on Women and Marriage.Susan Mendus - 1994 - Utilitas 6 (2):287.
    This paper focuses on two works of nineteenth-century feminism: Harriet Taylor's essay, Enfranchisement of Women, and John Stuart Mill's The Subjection of Women. My aim is to indicate that these texts are more radical than is usually allowed: far from being merely criticisms of the legal disabilities suffered by women in Victorian Britain, they are important moral texts which anticipate central themes within twentieth-century radical feminism. In particular, The Subjection of Women is not merely a liberal defence of legal equality; (...)
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  21. Alasdair Macintyre : After Virtue and After.John Horton & Susan Mendus - 1994 - In John Horton & Susan Mendus (eds.), After Macintyre: Critical Perspectives on the Work of Alasdair Macintyre. University of Notre Dame Press.
  22. Aspects of Toleration.John Horton & Susan Mendus - 1986 - Ethics 97 (1):279-281.
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    Defending the Bad Against the Worse: Education and Democracy.Susan Mendus - 1993 - Studies in Philosophy and Education 12 (1):21-31.
  24. After Macintyre: Critical Perspectives on the Work of Alasdair Macintyre.John Horton & Susan Mendus (eds.) - 1994 - University of Notre Dame Press.
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    Gail Tulloch, Mill and Sexual Equality, Hemel Hempstead and Colorado, Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1989, Pp. 212.Susan Mendus - 1990 - Utilitas 2 (2):325.
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    Judith Shklar, The Faces of Injustice, New Haven and London, Yale University Press, 1990, Pp. 144.Susan Mendus - 1992 - Utilitas 4 (2):340.
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  27. Introduction.John Horton & Susan Mendus - 1985 - In John Horton & Susan Mendus (eds.), Aspects of Toleration: Philosophical Studies. Methuen.
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    Coleridge and Mill: A Study of Influence. Christopher Turk, Avebury, Gower Publishing Company, 1988, Pp. 268.Susan Mendus - 1989 - Utilitas 1 (2):314.
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    On Toleration.Susan Mendus & David Edwards (eds.) - 1987 - Oxford University Press.
    Is toleration a requirement of morality or a dictate of prudence? What limits are there to toleration? What is required of us if we are to promote a truly tolerant society? These themes--the grounds, limits, and requirements of toleration--are central to this book, which presents the W.B. Morrell Memorial Lectures on Toleration, given in 1986 at the University of York. Covering a wide range of practical and theoretical issues, the contributors--including F.A. Hayek, Maurice Cranston, and Karl Popper--consider the philosophical difficulties (...)
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  30. Harm, Offence, and Censorship.Susan Mendus - 1985 - In John Horton & Susan Mendus (eds.), Aspects of Toleration: Philosophical Studies. Methuen.
     
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    All the King's Horses and All the King's Men: Justifying Higher Education.Susan Mendus - 1992 - Philosophy of Education 26 (2):173-182.
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    Sexuality and Subordination: Interdisciplinary Studies of Gender in the Nineteenth Century.Susan Mendus & Jane Rendall - 1990 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 48 (3):258-260.
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    The Practical and the Pathological.Susan Mendus - 1985 - Journal of Value Inquiry 19 (3):235-243.
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    VII—Liberty and Autonomy.Susan Mendus - 1987 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 87 (1):107-120.
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    Professor Waldron Goes to Washington.Susan Mendus - 2014 - Criminal Law and Philosophy 8 (1):123-134.
    In Torture, Terror and Trade-Offs: Philosophy for the White House Jeremy Waldron asks how moral philosophy can illuminate real life political problems. He argues that moral philosophers should remind politicians of the importance of adhering to moral principle, and he also argues that some moral principles are absolute and exceptionless. Thus, he is very critical of those philosophers who, post 9/11, were willing to condone the use of torture. In this article I discuss and criticize Waldron’s absolutism. In particular, I (...)
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    Personal Identity: The Two Analogies in Hume.Susan Mendus - 1980 - Philosophical Quarterly 30 (118):61-68.
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    Out of the Doll's House: Reflections on Autonomy and Political Philosophy.Susan Mendus - 1999 - Philosophical Explorations 2 (1):59 – 69.
    Much modern liberal political theory takes the concept of autonomy as central and argues that political arrangements are to be assessed, in some part, by their ability to foster the development of individual autonomy understood as being the author of one's own life. This paper argues that so understood, autonomy is less important than is usually thought The liberal requirement that we 'author' our own lives disguises the importance of also being accurate readers of our own lives. I explore the (...)
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    Book Review: Why Tolerate Religion? By Brian Leiter. [REVIEW]Susan Mendus - 2013 - Political Theory 41 (5):766-769.
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    Religious Tolerance and Religious Violence.Susan Mendus - 2010 - Bijdragen 71 (4):426-437.
    In his book Terror in the Mind of God Mark Juergensmeyer writes: ‘Perhaps the first question that came to mind when televisions around the world displayed the extraordinary aerial assaults on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11th 2001, was why anyone would do such a thing. When it became clear that the perpetrators’ motivations were couched in religious terms, the shock turned to anger. How could religion be related to such violent acts?’. That question – ‘how (...)
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  40. ATTFIELD, ROBIN A Theory of Value and Obligation. [REVIEW]Susan Mendus - 1988 - Philosophy 63:406.
     
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    Gender and Genius: Towards a Feminist Aesthetics By Christine Battersby The Women's Press, 1989, Viii + 161 Pp., £12.95. [REVIEW]Susan Mendus - 1990 - Philosophy 65 (254):525-.
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    Kant’s Doctrine of the Self.Susan Mendus - 1984 - Kant-Studien 75 (1-4):55-64.
    I argue that, Pace bennett, Strawson and others, The paralogisms chapter of the "first critique" does not present a theory of personal identity. In particular, It is not an attempt to answer hume's questions in the 'of personal identity' chapter of the "treatise". Kant shows why hume's search for a continuing self is misguided, But his aim is to warn against inflating the conclusions of the paralogisms, Not to present a theory of personal identity.
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    No Title Available: Book Reviews. [REVIEW]Susan Mendus - 1992 - Utilitas 4 (2):340-342.
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    How Androcentric is Western Philosophy? A Reply.Susan Mendus - 1996 - Philosophical Quarterly 46 (182):60-66.
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    Introduction.David Archard & Susan Mendus - 2009 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 26 (3):217-218.
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    Tragedy, Moral Conflict, and Liberalism.Susan Mendus - 1996 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 40:191-201.
    The central question of this paper is how modern liberal political theory can understand and make sense of value pluralism and the conflicts upon which it is premissed. It is a commonplace that liberalism was born out of conflict, and has been partly characterised ever since as a series of attempts to accommodate it within the framework of the nation state . However, it is also true that liberals have proposed many different routes to the resolution, or containment, of conflict, (...)
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    The Passage of Nature By Dorothy Emmet London: Macmillan, 1992, 136 Pp., £29.50. [REVIEW]Susan Mendus - 1993 - Philosophy 68 (265):412-.
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    Pluralism and Scepticism in a Disenchanted World.Susan Mendus - 2000 - In Maria Baghramian & Attracta Ingram (eds.), Pluralism: The Philosophy and Politics of Diversity. Routledge. pp. 103.
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    The Magic in the Pronoun My.Susan Mendus - 2003 - In Matt Matravers (ed.), Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy. Frank Cass. pp. 33-52.
    In What We Owe to Each Other, T.M. Scanlon says that any acceptable moral teory must answer what he calls the priority question: the question of why moral value should takes priority over other values, such as the values of love and friendship. In this essay I discuss Scanlon's answer to the priority question and contrast it with the answer offered by Christine Korsgaard in Sources of Normativity. I argue that each account contains important insights but that neither is completely (...)
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    No Title Available: Book Reviews. [REVIEW]Susan Mendus - 1994 - Utilitas 6 (2):324-326.
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