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Voluntary Slavery and the Limits of the Market

Debra Satz

in Why Some Things Should Not Be for Sale: The Moral Limits of Markets

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195311594
eISBN:
9780199870714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311594.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the ways that two different frameworks with different underlying normative assumptions view the phenomenon of bonded labor: libertarian laissez faire theory and Paretian welfare ... More


Introduction

Eugene Garver

in Spinoza and the Cunning of Imagination

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226575568
eISBN:
9780226575735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226575735.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Like any great philosopher, Spinoza takes an existing philosophical vocabulary and modifies it to his own purposes. But in addition, the Ethics contains three original ideas. Each is paradoxical, ... More


Preaching Bondage: John Chrysostom and the Discourse of Slavery in Early Christianity

Chris L. de Wet

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520286214
eISBN:
9780520961555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286214.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This book introduces and investigates the novel concept of doulology, the discourse of slavery, in the homilies of John Chrysostom, the late fourth-century priest and bishop. The text examines the ... More


Slavery in the Nation's Capital

Josephine F. Pacheco

in The Pearl: A Failed Slave Escape on the Potomac

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829189
eISBN:
9781469604183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888926_pacheco.6
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines human bondage in the nation's capital, how slaves worked and lived, and how they interacted with whites and other blacks, both slave and free. While “the web of slave ... More


Introduction: Middle Passage Studies and the Birth of Slavery at Sea

Sowande' M. Mustakeem

in Slavery at Sea: Terror, Sex, and Sickness in the Middle Passage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040559
eISBN:
9780252098994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040559.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book investigates the social conditions and human costs associated with maritime slavery by tracing the movement of bondpeople in, out, and through the Atlantic Ocean. Drawing on a variety of ... More


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