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Epilogue

Monica Mookherjee

in Women's Rights as Multicultural Claims: Reconfiguring Gender and Diversity in Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632794
eISBN:
9780748652556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632794.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses the theoretical insights of this study on women's rights as multicultural claims. It explains that attention to the particularity of women's interests and vulnerabilities ... More


The Politics of Sin: From Aegidius Romanus, Fitzralph, and Wycliffe to Luther, Zwingli, Calvin, and the Radical Reformers

Francis Oakley

in The Watershed of Modern Politics: Law, Virtue, Kingship, and Consent (1300-1650)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300194432
eISBN:
9780300213799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194432.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter identifies three prevailing modes of political thought in fourteenth- and fifteenth-century humanistic education. Firstly, the political community was viewed in positive and naturalistic ... More


Battle of the Sexes: Why is Heterosexual Love so Hard?

Tom Digby

in Love and War: How Militarism Shapes Sexuality and Romance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168410
eISBN:
9780231538404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168410.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores the cultural programming of heterosexual romantic relationships. It begins by citing the real-life story of a couple who are both Army sergeants, Sergeants William and Erin ... More


Keeping the Battle of the Sexes Alive: Faith and Fantasy

Tom Digby

in Love and War: How Militarism Shapes Sexuality and Romance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168410
eISBN:
9780231538404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168410.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores the notion of faith in the context of heterosexual love, drawing on the views of philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. According to Nietzsche, women and men are culturally programmed ... More


Empowerment Through Self-Subordination?: Microcredit and Women’s Agency

Serene J. Khader

in Poverty, Agency, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199975877
eISBN:
9780199396917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199975877.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Development ethicists increasingly define women’s empowerment as the expansion of women’s agency. This chapter argues that this definition ignores the fact that women can increase their ability to ... More


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