Monthly Archives: April 2011

ORR VIII.25 Further Functions of the State and Practical Paretianism

This section is very interesting, though it might be less exciting than the others in this chapter. It focuses on the question of state provision of public goods and addressing negative externalities. The last section takes up forms of “practical … Continue reading

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OPR VIII, Sec. 24, Private Property and the Redistributive State

I apologize for my tardiness. I have fallen behind in my readings, but I was also ill this week and am only today rising (from bed). I expect there will be a number of corrections to be made in what … Continue reading

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CFP: ‘Liberalism and the Family’, MANCEPT Workshops in Political Theory, 31 Aug – 2 Sept 2011

MANCEPT Workshops in Political Theory, 8th Annual Conference Manchester, 31 August – 2 September 2011 Call for papers: Liberalism and the Family The particular difficulty that liberals have in dealing with the internal affairs of families is now well established … Continue reading

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CFP: Debating Toleration, University of Pavia 3-5 November 2011

Debating Toleration: Attitudes, Practices and Institutions 3 – 5 November, 2011 Faculty of Political Science, University of Pavia (Italy) Instances of xenophobia, marginalisation and discrimination directed against vulnerable groups are often framed in terms of (in)tolerance on the part of … Continue reading

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Dissensus n°4 – e-journal of political philosophy

We are pleased to announce the fourth issue of Dissensus, focused on “Efficacité : normes et savoirs”, directed by T. Berns and D. Pieret, with contributions of G. Jeanmart, T. Le Texier, D. Pieret, G. Brausch, L. Bouquiaux, A. Rouvroy, … Continue reading

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Symposium on Corey Brettschneider’s Democratic Rights

I’m very happy to say that a symposium on Corey Brettschneider’s Democratic Rights has now been published in Representation. The symposium is based on the contributions to the reading group on the book that took place here in late 2008. … Continue reading

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