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Self-Authorship and Substantive Justice

ALAN BRUDNER

in Constitutional Goods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225798
eISBN:
9780191706516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225798.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter derives the constitutional doctrines flowing from the state's duty under the egalitarian paradigm to cultivate the conditions for everyone's living a self-authored life. In particular, ... More


Liberation Catholicism: Its Relation to the Morality of Armed Rebellion

John D. Early

in Maya and Catholic Cultures in Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813040134
eISBN:
9780813043838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813040134.003.0026
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter describes the four conditions that justify the waging of a just war in the Catholic tradition: 1. there must be serious, lasting, and certain damage inflicted on a community (assessment ... More


Composing the World

Eric T. Freyfogle

in Our Oldest Task: Making Sense of Our Place in Nature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226326399
eISBN:
9780226326429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326429.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter explains the considerable difficulty we have in making sense of the world and finding our place in it. To undertake that task we need to start with the most basic questions about how we ... More


Justice Ex Post or Ex Ante?

Fernando R. Tesón

in Debating Humanitarian Intervention: Should We Try to Save Strangers?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190202903
eISBN:
9780190202934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190202903.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The success condition for intervention can be interpreted in several ways. Some interpret it as requiring that interventions actually be successful; such a condition can only be judged to be ... More


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