Monthly Archives: August 2008

STP Special Issues

Social Theory and Practice has just published its 2008 special issue, guest-edited by Ingrid Robeyns and Adam Swift.  The title is “Social Justice: Ideal Theory, Nonideal Circumstances.” Other recent special issues include “Virtue and Social Diversity” (2007) and “Cosmopolitanism and … Continue reading

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The LPGA Demands that Its Players Speak English

Is everyone else as amazed as I am about the recent decision by the Ladies Professional Golf Association [where 45 of the top 120 players on the circuit are South Korean] to demand that all players be conversant in English?  … Continue reading

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Public Ethics Radio

There’s a new podcast radio program called Public Ethics Radio that’s just been launched. The program is a production of the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, an Australian Research Council Special Research Centre, at the Australian National University, … Continue reading

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The Questions of (Social, Political, Legal, ….) Philosophy

Ah, Fall.  Classes here have started already!  Probably because of what I am teaching this semester I started thinking about the questions we (members and subscribers to this blog and potential members and subscribers of this blog) address.  It seems … Continue reading

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Nickel on Rawls, Human Rights and Toleration

I have a conference length paper on Jim Nickel’s criticisms (from the second edition of “Making Sense of Human Rights”) of Rawls’s “ultraminimalist” conception of human rights in LoP. I seek readers’ comments both because I’d like to get a … Continue reading

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Boston: ASPLP 2008

ASPLP: 28-29 August 2008 Via Jacob T. Levy The Annual Meeting of the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy will be held from 28-29 August, 2008, in conjunction with the American Political Science Association, at the Hynes Convention Center/ … Continue reading

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