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Call for Papers: Free Speech, Public Deliberation, and Global Affairs, University of Tromsø, 17-19 June, 2014

The Pluralism, Democracy, and Justice Research Group invites you to the conference   Free Speech, Public Deliberation, and Global Affairs 17–19 June 2014 University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway   Keynote speakers: Andreas Føllesdal (University of Oslo) … Continue reading

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Symposium on Michael Huemer’s The Problem of Political Authority

Over at the Bleeding Heart Libertarians blog, we are in the middle of a symposium on Michael Huemer’s new book, The Problem of Political Authority: An Examination of the Right to Coerce and the Duty to Obey. Huemer’s book has two … Continue reading

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An Interview with T. M. Scanlon

An interview with T.M. Scanlon By Yascha Mounk via http://www.the-utopian.org Long version; Edited version.

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A Profession-Wide Invitation

I hereby extend a profession-wide invitation to contribute to a new blog I have created that aims to be “by and for” early-career philosophers (including social-political theorists): The Philosophers’ Cocoon. This blog aims to be a safe and supportive “grass … Continue reading

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New political theory blog – PRAXIS

Announcing PRAXIS, a new blog at Big Think devoted to theory-informed political commentary on the issues of the day: http://bigthink.com/blogs/praxis Readers can subscribe to the blog here. To sign up for email alerts when new posts go up, send an … Continue reading

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The Boston Review tackles the question of What to Do about Inequality

The Boston Review March/April Forum tackles the question of What to Do about Inequality. David Grusky, Stanford sociologist and Director of the Center on Poverty and Inequality, argues in his lead essay that if we’re serious about reducing inequality, we need to do more than raise taxes … Continue reading

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