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SimonMary Aihiokhai, Lorina Buhr, David Moore, and William Jethro Mpofu

, Ikerbasque Research Professor of Philosophy at the University of the Basque Country, proposes in Political Categories: Thinking beyond Concepts the addition of the category as a further element of the basic building blocks of political thought in terms of

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Sunday Paul Chinazo Onwuegbuchulam and Khondlo Mtshali

universalisable moral principles’ ( Wren 1999 ). John Rawls’s (1971) book A Theory of Justice is a liberal text recognised to be the starting point of this theoretical debate and marks the revival of political philosophy (Moithe state has been onerce 2000

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Class versus Nation

A History of Richard Turner’s Eclipse and Resurgence

Ian Macqueen

philosophy after a year. After completing his honours in 1963 he travelled to France with Barbara Hubbard, his young wife, to study for his doctorate at the Sorbonne with Professor Jean Wahl ( Morphet 1980: xiv ). His thesis, on the political implications of

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What’s a Political Theorist to Do?

Rawls, the Fair Value of the Basic Political Liberties, and the Collapse of the Distinction Between ‘Ideal’ and ‘Nonideal’ Theory

Susan Orr and James Johnson

’ amounts to a ‘methodological debate on the proper nature of political philosophy, and its ability to guide action in real-world circumstances’. And while the debate has ramified in various directions, it’s different manifestations arguably ‘all originated

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A Negative Theory of Justice

Towards a Critical Theory of Power Relations

Leonard Mazzone

to the same questions concerning the problem of human emancipation: when public debates and political philosophy call into question the concept of justice, what is at stake are not (only) the ideal institutions of a perfectly just society, but the

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Lawrence Hamilton

sure that the power of vested interests is vastly exaggerated compared with the gradual encroachment of ideas. Not, indeed, immediately, but after a certain interval; for in the field of economic and political philosophy there are not many who are

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Lawrence Ogbo Ugwuanyi

scholars of pan-Africanism emanate majorly from the social sciences and what can be called ‘narrative sciences’, not from the critical humanities, such as philosophy or social and critical theory. A look at the disciplinary location of many of the recent

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Deliberation and Courts

The Role of the Judiciary in a Deliberative System

Donald Bello Hutt

. Steenberger and J. Steiner . 2010 . ‘ Disentangling Diversity in Deliberative Democracy: Competing Theories, Their Blind Spots and Complementarities ’, Journal of Political Philosophy 18 ( 1 ): 32 – 63 . 10.1111/j.1467-9760.2009.00342.x Bellamy

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Deleuze's Postscript on the Societies of Control

Updated for Big Data and Predictive Analytics

James Brusseau

In 1990, Gilles Deleuze published Postscript on the Societies of Control, a milestone in philosophy's application to culture, economics, and advancing technology. The essay is short, speculative, and divided into three sections. The first

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Fadi Amer

Representation . Available at: https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781107477698 . Hamilton , L. 2019 . Amartya Sen . Cambridge : Polity . Hasselberger , W. 2014 . ‘ Human Agency, Reasons, and Inter-Subjective Understanding ’, Philosophy 89 ( 1 ): 135