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A Federalist Theory of Secession

Wayne Norman

in Negotiating Nationalism: Nation-Building, Federalism, and Secession in the Multinational State

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780198293354
eISBN:
9780191604126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293356.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Preventing secession is the central design challenge in a multinational federation. This chapter considers how a well-designed legal secession procedure in a federal constitution could be attractive ... More


The Limits of Reproductive Choice and Distributive Justice

Anja J. Karnein

in A Theory of Unborn Life: From Abortion to Genetic Manipulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199782475
eISBN:
9780199933297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782475.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This Chapter explores the liberal eugenic approaches of John A. Robertson, Ronald Dworkin and the authors of From Chance to Choice. Genetic and Justice (2000), Allen Buchanan, Dan W. Brock, Norman ... More


What Would a Justified Preventive Military Attack Look Like?*

Henry Shue

in Fighting Hurt: Rule and Exception in Torture and War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198767626
eISBN:
9780191821486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767626.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

After some necessary conditions for a justified preventive military attack have been detailed, one can judge how likely the conjunction of them all is. The first requirement is that the attack must ... More


Are there Natural Rights? The Sceptical Critique and Contemporary Theories

Nigel Biggar

in What's Wrong with Rights?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198861973
eISBN:
9780191894770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861973.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter completes the testing of the Sceptical Tradition’s objections to natural rights, by examining the thought of a selection of contemporary thinkers, in addition to that of John Finnis (in ... More


Buchanan and the Conservative Argument against Human Enhancement from Biological and Social Harmony

Steve Clarke

in The Ethics of Human Enhancement: Understanding the Debate

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198754855
eISBN:
9780191816352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754855.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In his recent Beyond Humanity? (2011), Allen Buchanan takes issue with a slew of arguments against human enhancement put forward by prominent conservatives. This chapter discusses his treatment of ... More


Review: ALLEN BUCHANAN, DAN W. BROCK, NORMAN DANIELS, AND DANIEL WIKLER (2000), From Chance to Choice: Genetics and Justice

Martha C. Nussbaum

in Philosophical Interventions: Reviews 1986-2011

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199777853
eISBN:
9780190267612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777853.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter reviews the book From Chance to Choice: Genetics and Justice (2000), by Allen Buchanan, Dan W. Brock, Norman Daniels, and Daniel Wikler. The book argues that we should use our new ... More


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