Monthly Archives: July 2008

Human Rights in Theory and Practice

Rutgers School of Law-Camden: 3 October 2008 The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations in 1948, and in recognition of the UDHR’s 60th anniversary, the Institute for Law and Philosophy will host a one-day conference … Continue reading

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re racial profiling

I just wanted to make some quick comments on racial profiling.  While sympathetic to Keller’s idea that compensation is owed those wrongly stopped, does he propose to cabin this to racial profiling, or does he want all wrongful stops by … Continue reading

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Anderson’s review of Estlund’s ‘Democratic Authority’

Readers of this blog, and especially those who took part in the discussion of David Estlund’s Democratic Authority, might be interested in Liz Anderson’s recent review of the book in the journal Episteme (here). (EDIT: actually, all of the articles in … Continue reading

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Global Justice and Human Rights event in Manchester

GJHR Group: 7-9 April 2009 | CFP: 10 September 2008 In addition to several other hats that I wear, one of these hats is co-convener of the Global Justice and Human Rights (GJHR) Group. This group is funded by the … Continue reading

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Journal of Moral Philosophy news

Today, we have learned the news that the Journal of Moral Philosophy will be a quarterly publication from 2009. This is a major change that I have been hoping to achieve for some time. The JMP was launched in April … Continue reading

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The Capabilities Approach, Religious Practices, and the Importance of Recognition

I have been working on a paper entitled “The Capabilities Approach, Religious Practices, and the Importance of Recognition” that looks into cases where Nussbaum’s capabilities approach and religious practices seem to clash. The paper can be downloaded free here. The … Continue reading

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