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Dignity, Choice, and Circumstances

Denise Réaume

in Understanding Human Dignity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265642
eISBN:
9780191760389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265642.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Dignity is at least in part about choice, choices about the character and direction of one’s life. However, many do not enjoy autonomy-fostering circumstances and yet must still make choices. Such ... More


The Realist Vision of the Political: Conflict, Coercion, and the Circumstances of Politics

Matt Sleat

in Liberal realism: A realist theory of liberal politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719088902
eISBN:
9781781706190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088902.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter sets out the realist ‘vision of the political’. Bringing together contemporary realist thinkers (e.g. Bernard Williams, Raymond Geuss, Jeremy Waldron, John Gray, Glen Newey), realist ... More


Prequel: Cult into Music

Stephen Glynn

in Quadrophenia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167413
eISBN:
9780231850551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167413.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter gives an overview of Mod music in relation to The Who's 1973 album, ‘Quadrophenia’. The album — and its accompanying booklet — is credited with popularizing Mod in the mid- to late ... More


The Circumstances of Justice

Peter Vanderschraaf

in Strategic Justice: Convention and Problems of Balancing Divergent Interests

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780199832194
eISBN:
9780190213336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199832194.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

A new account of the Circumstances of Justice, the background conditions that are necessary and sufficient for justice to exist between the parties of a society, is developed in terms of convention. ... More


Moral Education

Craig Smith

in Adam Ferguson and the Idea of Civil Society: Moral Science in the Scottish Enlightenment

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474413275
eISBN:
9781474460187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413275.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter explores how Ferguson used the moral philosophy of chapter 3, based on the moral science of chapter 2, to create a system of education for the rising Scottish middle class. It examines ... More


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