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Religious Freedom and the Reasons for Rights

Corey Brettschneider

in When the State Speaks, What Should It Say?: How Democracies Can Protect Expression and Promote Equality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147628
eISBN:
9781400842377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147628.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the freedom of religion. On some accounts of religious freedom, religious beliefs deserve a presumptive protection from state influence. The chapter argues against such ... More


On the Tension between Sex Equality and Religious Freedom *

Cass Sunstein

in Toward a Humanist Justice: The Political Philosophy of Susan Moller Okin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195337396
eISBN:
9780199868681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337396.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter discusses the challenge that religious liberty poses to gender equality, a challenge that was central to Okin's rejection of a blanket endorsement for multiculturalism. This chapter ... More


Teaching Loyalty

George P. Fletcher

in Loyalty: An Essay on the Morality of Relationships

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195098327
eISBN:
9780199852901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098327.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter proposes that a revised version of the Pledge of Allegiance be recited in the classroom as a ritual expression of loyalty and a means for instilling patriotism. Sanctions should not be ... More


Liberty Rights and Privacy Rights

William J. Talbott

in Human Rights and Human Well-Being

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195173482
eISBN:
9780199872176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173482.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter briefly reviews the evolution in decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court of what was originally identified as a privacy right but is now correctly identified as a liberty right against legal ... More


Abortion and Social Responsibility: Depolarizing the Debate

Laurie Shrage

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195153095
eISBN:
9780199870615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515309X.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book argues that Roe v. Wade's six‐month time span for abortion “on demand” polarized the American public, and obscured alternatives that could have gained broad public support. As ... More


Toleration

Brian Leiter

in Why Tolerate Religion?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163543
eISBN:
9781400852345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163543.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter analyzes the concept of religious toleration. Religious toleration has long been the paradigm of the liberal ideal of toleration of group differences, as reflected in both the ... More


Exercising One's Political Voice as a Moral Engagement

Nicholas Wolterstorff and Terence Cuneo

in Understanding Liberal Democracy: Essays in Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199558957
eISBN:
9780191744808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558957.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The central thesis in this essay is that the discussions by public reason liberals of the ethic of citizen suffer from a strange kind of myopia; their attention is focused exclusively on just one ... More


When the State Speaks, What Should It Say?: How Democracies Can Protect Expression and Promote Equality

Corey Brettschneider

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147628
eISBN:
9781400842377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147628.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

How should a liberal democracy respond to hate groups and others that oppose the ideal of free and equal citizenship? The democratic state faces the hard choice of either protecting the rights of ... More


Introduction

Brian Leiter

in Why Tolerate Religion?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163543
eISBN:
9781400852345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163543.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This introductory chapter sets out the book's focus, namely the question of why the state should have to tolerate exemptions from generally applicable laws when they conflict with religious ... More


Thomas Jefferson

Russell B. Goodman

in American Philosophy before Pragmatism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199577545
eISBN:
9780191802621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577545.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines Jefferson’s intellectual background, especially in English and Scottish authors, his lifelong defense of religious freedom, authorship of the “Declaration of Independence,” and ... More


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