Tag Archives: Rawls

Vallier Reading Group: Chapter 1

I am happy to begin our reading group on Kevin Vallier’s new book, Liberal Politics and Public Faith: Beyond Separation. My thanks to Chad Van Schoelandt for organizing. In earlier reading groups, we have followed a standard format of summarizing … Continue reading

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“TVA” Conference: Themes on the Moral Philosophy of Kant and Rawls

The Program for the Tennessee Value and Agency (“TVA”) 2012 Conference is now available here: http://web.utk.edu/~acureto1/tva/files/2012/08/2012-TVA-Program.pdf Those interested in attending may consult Adam Cureton, adamcureton@utk.edu, with questions, should there be any. The meeting is open to the public and we … Continue reading

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Call for Abstracts: TVA Conference: Rawls and Kant

Final Call for Abstracts Themes from the Moral Philosophy of Rawls and Kant Tennessee Value and Agency (TVA) Annual Conference University of Tennessee November 16-18, 2012 Keynote speakers: Thomas M. Scanlon, Harvard University Pamela Hieronymi, UCLA Abstracts (of 2-3 double-spaced … Continue reading

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Thom Brooks, Punishment

Punishment is the most comprehensive monograph on the subject available. It is accessible for readers coming to the topic for the first time with new arguments and developments in each chapter that will be of interest to those already working … Continue reading

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My Warmest Thanks, and One Final Bleg

I’d like to thank all of you who sent me comments on the RNR (“Foundations of a Nonideal Theory of Justice”) I posted here the other week. Almost all of you homed in on a problem with the Side-Constraint Principle … Continue reading

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RNR Help? “Foundations of a Nonideal Theory of Justice”

Hi everyone, I’ve been working on this paper for a number of years, and it is finally under revise-and-resubmit.  Given that I work in a very small department and am not great at networking, I could really use some help … Continue reading

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