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The Power of Persuasion

Jill Frank

in Poetic Justice: Rereading Plato's "Republic"

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226515632
eISBN:
9780226515809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226515809.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Without denying that Plato’s dialogues are sharply critical of the rhetorical practices of their time, this chapter rejects the view that they therefore seek to displace rhetoric or to subordinate ... More


Modeling Commitment for Structural Relations

Mara Marin

in Connected by Commitment: Oppression and Our Responsibility to Undermine It

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190498627
eISBN:
9780190498641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498627.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter 2 extends the concept of commitment from personal to social structural relations and begins the argument that our implication in social structures puts us in relations analogous to those of ... More


The Shadow of Unfairness and the Logic of Plebeianism

Jeffrey Edward Green

in The Shadow of Unfairness: A Plebeian Theory of Liberal Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190215903
eISBN:
9780190600679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215903.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This chapter introduces the book’s main ideas: that a shadow of unfairness will darken any conceivable liberal-democratic regime, that this circumstance has not been recognized by contemporary ... More


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