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Human Rights and Democratization in Latin America: Uruguay and Chile

Alexandra Barahona de Brito

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280385
eISBN:
9780191598852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280386.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book analyses the Uruguayan and Chilean experiences with the transitional politics of truth and justice regarding past human rights violations. These policies are shaped by the legacy of ... More


Inclusive Political Communication

Iris Marion Young

in Inclusion and Democracy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297550
eISBN:
9780191716751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297556.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Theories of deliberative democracy presume too narrow an understanding of political communication. Several forms of communication additional to argument are important for political debate, especially ... More


Just and Unjust Peace: An Ethic of Political Reconciliation

Daniel Philpott

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827565
eISBN:
9780199949779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827565.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the wake of massive injustice, how can justice be achieved and peace restored? This book offers an innovative and hopeful response to these questions. It challenges the approach to peacebuilding ... More


The Politics of Transparency and the Moral Work of Truth

Margaret Urban Walker

in Moral Understandings: A Feminist Study in Ethics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195315394
eISBN:
9780199872053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315394.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

The proliferation of truth commissions and the establishment of a “right to truth” concerning human rights violations embody a politics of transparency that makes moral claims for truth telling about ... More


Truly Human

Peter Dula

in Cavell, Companionship, and Christian Theology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195395037
eISBN:
9780199894451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395037.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

While Emerson is an indispensable resource for Cavell, Cavell worries about the “lack of a concrete other” in Emerson's work. Emerson prefers instead to turn to nature or to “the great man” as the ... More


Introduction

Charles Travis

in Objectivity and the Parochial

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199596218
eISBN:
9780191595783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596218.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter provides overview of the themes treated in the chapters. What is the parochial? Why might it seem threatening, notably to objectivity? What work does, and must, it do? What might alien ... More


Introduction

Martin Jay

in Reification: A New Look At An Old Idea

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195320466
eISBN:
9780199851591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320466.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Although Max Horkheimer and Theodor W. Adorno's notion that “all reification is a forgetting” and Ludwig Wittgenstein's belief that “all knowledge is in the end based on acknowledgment” are outwardly ... More


Active Ignorance, Epistemic Others, and Epistemic Friction

José Medina

in The Epistemology of Resistance: Gender and Racial Oppression, Epistemic Injustice, and the Social Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199929023
eISBN:
9780199301522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929023.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Focusing on racial and sexual oppression and their interrelation, chapter 1 provides an analysis of active ignorance and of three epistemic vices that support it: epistemic arrogance, laziness, and ... More


Four Practices: Building Socially Just Institutions, Acknowledgment, Reparations, and Apologies

Daniel Philpott

in Just and Unjust Peace: An Ethic of Political Reconciliation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827565
eISBN:
9780199949779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827565.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter analyzes four practices of reconciliation-building institutions for social justice, acknowledgment, reparations, and apology. For each practice, the chapter shows how it has taken place ... More


Acknowledgment of Harm

Emily M. Calhoun

in Losing Twice: Harms of Indifference in the Supreme Court

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195399745
eISBN:
9780199894444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399745.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses why justices making a tragic choice have an obligation to acknowledge properly their choice and its harmful consequences for constitutional losers. It offers some ideas about ... More


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