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Apportioning Liability

in A History of Trust in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226405094
eISBN:
9780226405117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226405117.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter examines the practice of apportioning liability in ancient Greece. It explains that collective liability avoids challenges in determining individual liability in groups and discusses the ... More


Paper Stones: The Ethics of Participation

Eric Beerbohm

in In Our Name: The Ethics of Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154619
eISBN:
9781400842384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154619.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter proposes an ethics of participation for unjust political environments. It develops the idea of democracy as shared liability to address the problem of marginality and redundancy in ... More


How to Value Democracy

Eric Beerbohm

in In Our Name: The Ethics of Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154619
eISBN:
9781400842384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154619.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter proposes a conception of democracy based on a system of shared liability and that captures the moral value of democratic institutions in a way that is more purely nonconsequentialist ... More


Childhood Lead Poisoning and Other People’s Children

Linda C. Fentiman

in Blaming Mothers: American Law and the Risks to Children's Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780814724828
eISBN:
9780814770290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724828.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines childhood lead poisoning, which causes severe and irreversible cognitive and nervous system impairment, as well as behavioral problems, in more than half a million American ... More


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