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Natural Equality

Paul Woodruff

in First Democracy: The Challenge of an Ancient Idea

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195304541
eISBN:
9780199850747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304541.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Greek philosophers saw significance in human equality—rich or poor, Asian or Greeks, men and women—believing them all to belong to the same species. Homer was not a democrat, but through his stories ... More


The Cultural Premises

Paola Cavalieri

in The Animal Question: Why Non-Human Animals Deserve Human Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195143805
eISBN:
9780199833122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195143809.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Focuses on the recent cultural changes that have contributed most to the revival of the debate on the animal question. The first area I consider is the political discussion of the principle of human ... More


Resistance to the New Hyper-Individualism

Thomas Borstelmann

in The 1970s: A New Global History from Civil Rights to Economic Inequality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691141565
eISBN:
9781400839704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141565.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the resistance to the new hyper-individualism of the decade. It shows that not everyone found comfort in the increasingly though not fully entwined enthusiasms for greater human ... More


Leibniz on Human Equality and Human Domination

Justin E. H. Smith

in Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference: Race in Early Modern Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153643
eISBN:
9781400866311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153643.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter undertakes an extensive treatment of the place of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz in the history of the concept of race. In particular, the chapter draws out the significant points of ... More


Our Bodies, Whose Property?

Anne Phillips

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150864
eISBN:
9781400846368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150864.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

No one wants to be treated like an object, regarded as an item of property, or put up for sale. Yet many people frame personal autonomy in terms of self-ownership, representing themselves as property ... More


Discourse, Truth, and Friendship

John Finnis

in Reason in Action: Collected Essays Volume I

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580057
eISBN:
9780191729379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580057.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter presents an examination of Habermas's ‘Discourse Ethics’, originally read in his presence in 1998. The chapter proceeds with a close reflection on Plato's Gorgias, which demonstrates ... More


Equality and Religious Liberty: Oppressing Conscientious Diversity in England

John Finnis

in Religious Freedom and Gay Rights: Emerging Conflicts in the United States and Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190600600
eISBN:
9780190600631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600600.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

This chapter details a recent string of cases in UK courts and the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) that sought to balance competing rights to religious freedom and non-discrimination ... More


Human Equality and the Significance of Birth

Kate Greasley

in Arguments about Abortion: Personhood, Morality, and Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198766780
eISBN:
9780191821059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766780.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter addresses two prominent issues in the abortion ethics literature: the human equality problem and the difference between abortion and infanticide. The human equality problem asserts that ... More


Crawfurd, Darwin, and the “Missing Link”

Ter Ellingson

in The Myth of the Noble Savage

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222687
eISBN:
9780520925922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222687.003.0020
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In arguing his program of racial superiority and dominance, Crawfurd mounted a critical attack on virtually every anthropological theory that might be imagined to support ideas of human unity or ... More


Distress I

Simon Morgan Wortham

in Modern Thought in Pain: Philosophy, Politics, Psychoanalysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748692415
eISBN:
9781474408660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692415.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Ranci;re's critique of Lyotard's interpretation of the sublime. Rancière's wider dissatisfaction with Lyotard hangs on a recursive reference to a lecture given by Lyotard for ... More


The Argument by Natural Law

Arvind Sharma

in Are Human Rights Western?: A Contribution to the Dialogue of Civilizations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195679489
eISBN:
9780199081714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195679489.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the argument by natural law in light of the claim that human rights are Western. It could be argued that human rights are Western in the sense that Islam is ‘Muhammedan’ — that ... More


Conclusion: Equality and Freedom

Michael Bérubé

in The Left at War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799840
eISBN:
9780814739051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799840.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This concluding chapter argues for a democratic-socialist, internationalist left that seeks not only to smash the state and crush capitalism but to pursue human equality and realize the four ... More


Rights-Based Conciliation/Disability Conciliation

Morag Steven

in A Guide to Mediating in Scotland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860523
eISBN:
9781474406109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860523.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses rights-based conciliation/disability conciliation in Scotland. It begins with an overview of the Disability Conciliation Service (DCS), which operates throughout the UK and ... More


Distress II

Simon Morgan Wortham

in Modern Thought in Pain: Philosophy, Politics, Psychoanalysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748692415
eISBN:
9781474408660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692415.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter picks up afresh the question of whether the contrast between Rancière's emphasis on human equality and Lyotard's accent on dissymmetry can really be reduced to a matter of ... More


The Principate, 31 b.c.e.–192 c.e.

Keith Roberts

in The Origins of Business, Money, and Markets

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153270
eISBN:
9780231526852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153270.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on the early empire under Augustus and his successors, a two-century period known as the Principate. Two developments during the Principate altered the history of business. ... More


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