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Against Political EqualityThe Confucian Case

Against Political Equality: The Confucian Case

Tongdong Bai

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691195995
eISBN:
9780691197463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195995.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book argues that domestic governance influenced by Confucianism can embrace the liberal aspects of democracy along with the democratic ideas of equal opportunities and governmental ... More

An Age of RiskPolitics and Economy in Early Modern Britain

An Age of Risk: Politics and Economy in Early Modern Britain

Emily C. Nacol

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691165103
eISBN:
9781400883011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165103.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book shows that risk, now treated as a permanent feature of our lives, did not always govern understandings of the future. Focusing on the epistemological, political, and economic writings of ... More

Classical Confucian Political ThoughtA New Interpretation

Classical Confucian Political Thought: A New Interpretation

Loubna El Amine

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163048
eISBN:
9781400873944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163048.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The intellectual legacy of Confucianism has loomed large in efforts to understand China's past, present, and future. While Confucian ethics has been thoroughly explored, the question remains: what ... More

Democratic Equality

Democratic Equality

James Lindley Wilson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691190914
eISBN:
9780691194141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190914.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Democracy establishes relationships of political equality, ones in which citizens equally share authority over what they do together and respect one another as equals. But in today's divided public ... More

Exile, Statelessness, and Migration

Exile, Statelessness, and Migration

Seyla Benhabib

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691167251
eISBN:
9780691184234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167251.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book explores the intertwined lives, careers, and writings of a group of prominent Jewish intellectuals during the mid-twentieth century—in particular, Theodor Adorno, Hannah Arendt, Walter ... More

Family ValuesThe Ethics of Parent-Child Relationships

Family Values: The Ethics of Parent-Child Relationships

Harry Brighouse and Adam Swift

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126913
eISBN:
9781400852543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126913.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The family is hotly contested ideological terrain. Some defend the traditional two-parent heterosexual family while others welcome its demise. Opinions vary about how much control parents should have ... More

Finding Oneself in the Other

Finding Oneself in the Other

G. A. Cohen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148809
eISBN:
9781400845323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148809.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This is the second of three volumes of posthumously collected writings of G. A. Cohen, who was one of the leading, and most progressive, figures in contemporary political philosophy. This volume ... More

Framing DemocracyA Behavioral Approach to Democratic Theory

Framing Democracy: A Behavioral Approach to Democratic Theory

Jamie Terence Kelly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155197
eISBN:
9781400845545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155197.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The past thirty years have seen a surge of empirical research into political decision making and the influence of framing effects—the phenomenon that occurs when different but equivalent ... More

Free Market Fairness

Free Market Fairness

John Tomasi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144467
eISBN:
9781400842391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144467.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Can libertarians care about social justice? This book argues that they can and should. Drawing simultaneously on moral insights from defenders of economic liberty such as F. A. Hayek and advocates of ... More

Good NeighborsThe Democracy of Everyday Life in America

Good Neighbors: The Democracy of Everyday Life in America

Nancy L. Rosenblum

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169439
eISBN:
9781400881314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169439.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The moral principles prescribed for friendship, civil society, and democratic public life apply imperfectly to life around home, where we interact day to day without the formal institutions, rules of ... More

The Happiness PhilosophersThe Lives and Works of the Great Utilitarians

The Happiness Philosophers: The Lives and Works of the Great Utilitarians

Bart Schultz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691154770
eISBN:
9781400884957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154770.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book tells the colorful story of the lives and legacies of the founders of utilitarianism—one of the most influential yet misunderstood philosophies of the past two centuries. Best known for ... More

Ideas of Liberty in Early Modern EuropeFrom Machiavelli to Milton

Ideas of Liberty in Early Modern Europe: From Machiavelli to Milton

Hilary Gatti

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163833
eISBN:
9781400866304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163833.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Europe's long sixteenth century—a period spanning the years roughly from the voyages of Columbus in the 1490s to the English Civil War in the 1640s—was an era of power struggles between avaricious ... More

In Our NameThe Ethics of Democracy

In Our Name: The Ethics of Democracy

Eric Beerbohm

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154619
eISBN:
9781400842384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154619.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

When a government in a democracy acts in our name, are we, as citizens, responsible for those acts? What if the government commits a moral crime? The protestor's slogan—“Not in our name!”—testifies ... More

John Adams and the Fear of American Oligarchy

John Adams and the Fear of American Oligarchy

Luke Mayville

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691171531
eISBN:
9781400883691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171531.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Long before “the one percent” became a protest slogan, American founding father John Adams feared the power of a class he called simply “the few”—the wellborn, the beautiful, and especially the rich. ... More

Just HierarchyWhy Social Hierarchies Matter in China and the Rest of the World

Just Hierarchy: Why Social Hierarchies Matter in China and the Rest of the World

Daniel Bell and Wang Pei

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691200897
eISBN:
9780691200880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691200897.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

All complex and large-scale societies are organized along certain hierarchies, but the concept of hierarchy has become almost taboo in the modern world. This book contends that this stigma is a ... More

The Making of Modern Liberalism

The Making of Modern Liberalism

Alan Ryan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148403
eISBN:
9781400841950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148403.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book is a deep and wide-ranging exploration of the origins and nature of liberalism from the Enlightenment through its triumphs and setbacks in the twentieth century and beyond. The book is the ... More

On Global Justice

On Global Justice

Mathias Risse

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142692
eISBN:
9781400845507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142692.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Debates about global justice have traditionally fallen into two camps. Statists believe that principles of justice can only be held among those who share a state. Those who fall outside this realm ... More

On the Currency of Egalitarian Justice, and Other Essays in Political Philosophy

On the Currency of Egalitarian Justice, and Other Essays in Political Philosophy

G. A. Cohen

Michael Otsuka (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148700
eISBN:
9781400838660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148700.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

G. A. Cohen was one of the most gifted, influential, and progressive voices in contemporary political philosophy. At the time of his death in 2009, he had plans to bring together a number of his most ... More

The Opinion of MankindSociability and the Theory of the State from Hobbes to Smith

The Opinion of Mankind: Sociability and the Theory of the State from Hobbes to Smith

Paul Sagar

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691178882
eISBN:
9781400889808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178882.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

What is the modern state? Conspicuously undertheorized in recent political theory, this question persistently animated the best minds of the Enlightenment. Recovering David Hume and Adam Smith's ... More

Our Bodies, Whose Property?

Our Bodies, Whose Property?

Anne Phillips

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150864
eISBN:
9781400846368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150864.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

No one wants to be treated like an object, regarded as an item of property, or put up for sale. Yet many people frame personal autonomy in terms of self-ownership, representing themselves as property ... More

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