Monthly Archives: July 2009

Hillel Steiner Conference 20-21 November, 2009

The Manchester Centre for Political Theory (MANCEPT) is delighted to announce a conference celebrating the career of our distinguished colleague, Professor Hillel Steiner. Professor Steiner’s pioneering work on freedom, rights, exploitation, and justice has profoundly influenced moral, political, and legal … Continue reading

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Human Rights and Liberal Toleration

An updated (thanks for the comments!) working draft (now with citations/footnotes) of my “Human Rights and Liberal Toleration” has been posted to SSRN.com.  http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1436125 I would be most grateful for additional comments and suggestions (to this site or to me directly).  An earlier and much shorter version was … Continue reading

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CFP: Religious Toleration

Via David Shoemaker at PEA Soup: The Philosophy of Religion Group is issuing a call for papers for its session at the 2010 American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Meeting on the topic of Religious Toleration.  In the seventeenth century many European … Continue reading

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MMU Workshops in Political Theory

Manchester: Workshops in Political Theory Sixth Annual Conference: 2-4 September 2009The sixth annual conference of the Workshops in Political Theory will be held at Manchester Metropolitan University from 2-4 September 2009. Those wishing to participate should contact the relevant workshop … Continue reading

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The Democratic Peace is Not Democratic: On Behalf of Rawls’s Decent Societies.

Hello everyone, The democratic peace is secured not simply (if at all) through explicitly democratic institutions as such, but through a number of social and political norms and institutions commonly associated with democracies. In The Law of Peoples, John Rawls … Continue reading

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