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Hope Under Oppression

Hope Under Oppression

Katie Stockdale

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197563564
eISBN:
9780197563601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197563564.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book explores the nature, value, and role of hope in human life under conditions of oppression. Oppression is often a threat and damage to hope, yet many members of oppressed groups, including ... More

Hobbes's Political PhilosophyInterpretation and Interpretations

Hobbes's Political Philosophy: Interpretation and Interpretations

A.P. Martinich

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197531716
eISBN:
9780197531747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197531716.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Hobbes’s Political Philosophy: Interpretation and Interpretations extends a position first explained in The Two Gods of Leviathan (1992). Hobbes presented what he believed would be a science of ... More

Strokes of LuckA Study in Moral and Political Philosophy

Strokes of Luck: A Study in Moral and Political Philosophy

Gerald Lang

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198868507
eISBN:
9780191905025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868507.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Strokes of Luck offers a large-scale treatment of the role of luck in our judgements about blameworthiness and responsibility, in moral philosophy, and in principles of distributive justice, in ... More

Political CorruptionThe Internal Enemy of Public Institutions

Political Corruption: The Internal Enemy of Public Institutions

Emanuela Ceva and Maria Paola Ferretti

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197567869
eISBN:
9780197567890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197567869.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book discusses political corruption and anticorruption as a matter of a public ethics of office. It shows how political corruption is the Trojan horse that undermines public institutions from ... More

The Meaning of Terrorism

The Meaning of Terrorism

C. A. J. Coady

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780199603961
eISBN:
9780191919121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199603961.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book aims to clarify competing and confusing definitions of terrorism, and of terrorist acts, that proliferate in specialist publications as well as in popular discourse, and then to construct a ... More

Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy Volume 7

Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy Volume 7

David Sobel, Peter Vallentyne, and Steven Wall (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780192897480
eISBN:
9780191923937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192897480.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This is the seventh volume of Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy. Since its revival in the 1970s political philosophy has been a vibrant field in philosophy, one that intersects with ... More

Political Epistemology

Political Epistemology

Elizabeth Edenberg and Michael Hannon (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780192893338
eISBN:
9780191914607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192893338.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

As current events around the world have illustrated, epistemological issues are at the center of our political lives. It has become increasingly difficult to discern legitimate sources of evidence, ... More

Duty to SelfMoral, Political, and Legal Self-Relation

Duty to Self: Moral, Political, and Legal Self-Relation

Paul Schofield

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190941758
eISBN:
9780190941789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190941758.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Duty to self has not been taken seriously by contemporary moral and political philosophers, with many even denying the coherence of the notion. Morality and politics concern treatment of others, ... More

Justice and Egalitarian Relations

Justice and Egalitarian Relations

Christian Schemmel

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190084240
eISBN:
9780190084271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190084240.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Why does equality matter, as a social and political value, and what does it require? Relational egalitarians argue that it does not primarily require that people receive equal distributive shares of ... More

Trust in a Polarized Age

Trust in a Polarized Age

Kevin Vallier

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190887223
eISBN:
9780190887254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190887223.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Americans today don’t trust each other and their institutions as much as they used to. The collapse of social and political trust arguably has fueled our increasingly ferocious ideological conflicts ... More

The Solidarity SolutionPrinciples for a Fair Income Distribution

The Solidarity Solution: Principles for a Fair Income Distribution

Kristi A. Olson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190907457
eISBN:
9780190907488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907457.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

What is a fair income distribution? The empirical literature seems to assume that equal income would be fair, but the equal income answer faces two objections. First, equal income is likely to be ... More

Critique of FreedomThe Central Problem of Modernity

Critique of Freedom: The Central Problem of Modernity

Otfried Höffe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226465906
eISBN:
9780226466064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226466064.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In this ambitious book, philosopher Otfried Höffe provides a sophisticated account of the principle of freedom and its role in the project of modernity. Höffe addresses a set of complex questions ... More

The Liberal State and Criminal SanctionSeeking Justice and Civility

The Liberal State and Criminal Sanction: Seeking Justice and Civility

Jonathan A. Jacobs

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190863623
eISBN:
9780190863654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863623.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Current forms of incarceration in the U.S. and U.K. are morally problematic in ways that are antithetical to the values and principles of liberal democracy. While indicating those morally problematic ... More

The Privatized State

The Privatized State

Chiara Cordelli

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691205755
eISBN:
9780691211732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691205755.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Many governmental functions today — from the management of prisons and welfare offices to warfare and financial regulation — are outsourced to private entities. Education and health care are funded ... More

Leviathan on a LeashA Theory of State Responsibility

Leviathan on a Leash: A Theory of State Responsibility

Sean Fleming

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691206462
eISBN:
9780691211282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691206462.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

States are commonly blamed for wars, called on to apologize, held liable for debts and reparations, bound by treaties, and punished with sanctions. But what does it mean to hold a state responsible ... More

Against the Death PenaltyWritings from the First Abolitionists-Giuseppe Pelli and Cesare Beccaria

Against the Death Penalty: Writings from the First Abolitionists-Giuseppe Pelli and Cesare Beccaria

Giuseppe Pelli

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691209883
eISBN:
9780691211374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691209883.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In 1764, a Milanese aristocrat named Cesare Beccaria created a sensation when he published On Crimes and Punishments. At its centre is a rejection of the death penalty as excessive, unnecessary, and ... More

The Machinery of GovernmentPublic Administration and the Liberal State

The Machinery of Government: Public Administration and the Liberal State

Joseph Heath

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197509616
eISBN:
9780197509647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197509616.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Political theorists are aware that the old-fashioned model of state power, according to which elected officials make policy decisions, which are then faithfully enacted by a loyal cadre of public ... More

Value, Conflict, and OrderBerlin, Hampshire, Williams, and the Realist Revival in Political Theory

Value, Conflict, and Order: Berlin, Hampshire, Williams, and the Realist Revival in Political Theory

Edward Hall

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226718286
eISBN:
9780226718453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226718453.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This study of the moral and political thought of Isaiah Berlin, Stuart Hampshire, and Bernard Williams illustrates how political realism, in its most philosophically significant form, is grounded in ... More

Biopolitics, Materiality and Meaning in Modern European Drama

Biopolitics, Materiality and Meaning in Modern European Drama

Hedwig Fraunhofer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474467438
eISBN:
9781474491051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467438.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Mapping the -- not always chronological -- trajectory from representationalist-naturalist theatre (Strindberg, Sartre) to the theatre of the historical avant-garde (Brecht, Artaud), this book puts ... More

Open DemocracyReinventing Popular Rule for the Twenty-First Century

Open Democracy: Reinventing Popular Rule for the Twenty-First Century

Hélène Landemore

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691181998
eISBN:
9780691208725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181998.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

To the ancient Greeks, democracy meant gathering in public and debating laws set by a randomly selected assembly of several hundred citizens. To the Icelandic Vikings, democracy meant meeting every ... More

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