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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New issue: Public Reason Vol. 2, No. 2 (open access peer-reviewed journal)

We are pleased to announce the online publication of Public Reason Vol. 2, No 2. Public Reason is an open access peer-reviewed journal of political and moral philosophy, but it is also available in print. ARTICLES Anti-paternalism and Invalidation of … Continue reading

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OPR VIII.23: The Justification of Coercive Laws

Overview of §23 I’m going to structure my discussion of this section a little differently. I’m also going to be a bit polemical about it. Perhaps this treatment will galvanize some discussion about this section, which I believe is rather … Continue reading

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Women in Philosophy Blog

A quick note that What Is It Like to Be a Woman in Philosophy? is back in business, along with a new site: What We’re Doing About What It’s Like. It’s no doubt impossible to sum up the problems facing … Continue reading

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OPR VIII.22: The Authority of the State

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Two Lectureships in Politics at the University of York (open to political theorists & political philosophers)

The University of York wishes to make two open-contract appointments to lectureships in the Department of Politics. You will undertake research of the highest international standards within your own specialist field, which will contribute to the research standing and culture … Continue reading

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One year Teaching Fellowship in Political Philosophy at the University of York

The University of York wishes to make a fixed-term, 12 month appointment to a Teaching Fellowship in Political Philosophy in the Department of Politics. The post is available as a result of the award of a British Academy/Leverhulme Senior Research … Continue reading

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Cfp:Deliberative Democracy, Interests, and Partisanship Mancept Workshops

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OPR VII.21: The Testing Conception

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Brave New World 2011: Final CFP

FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS – Deadline for submission of abstract: 11th April 2011 Brave New World 2011, the Fifteenth Annual Postgraduate Conference organised under the auspices of the Manchester Centre for Political Theory (MANCEPT), will take place on Monday 27th … Continue reading

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OPR VII.20: The Evolution of Morality

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