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American ConservatismNOMOS LVI

American Conservatism: NOMOS LVI

Sanford Levinson, Melissa Williams, and Joel Parker (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479812370
eISBN:
9781479852697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812370.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The topic of American conservatism is especially timely, and perhaps volatile. Is there what might be termed an “exceptional” form of conservatism that is characteristically American, in contrast to ... More

Evolution and MoralityNOMOS LII

Evolution and Morality: NOMOS LII

James E. Fleming and Sanford Levinson (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771228
eISBN:
9780814737828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771228.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Can theories of evolution explain the development of our capacity for moral judgment and the content of morality itself? If bad behavior punished by the criminal law is attributable to physical ... More

Federalism and SubsidiarityNOMOS LV

Federalism and Subsidiarity: NOMOS LV

James E. Fleming and Jacob T Levy (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479868858
eISBN:
9781479821303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479868858.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book addresses the application and interaction of the concept of federalism within law and government. What are the best justifications for and conceptions of federalism? What are the most ... More

Getting to the Rule of LawNOMOS L

Getting to the Rule of Law: NOMOS L

James E. Fleming

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814728437
eISBN:
9780814728789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814728437.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The rule of law has been celebrated as “an unqualified human good,” yet there is considerable disagreement about what the ideal of the rule of law requires. When people clamor for the preservation or ... More

Immigration, Emigration, and MigrationNOMOS LVII

Immigration, Emigration, and Migration: NOMOS LVII

Jack Knight (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479860951
eISBN:
9781479811151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479860951.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This volume presents chapters on the theme of borders and migration, written for the annual meetings of the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy. It features three lead chapters and a ... More

LoyaltyNOMOS LIV

Loyalty: NOMOS LIV

Sanford Levinson, Paul Woodruff, and Joel Parker (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785935
eISBN:
9780814760918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785935.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Few topics are more ubiquitous in everyday life and, at the same time, more controversial in practice, than that of one's moral obligation to loyalty. Featuring essays by scholars working in a ... More

Passions and EmotionsNOMOS LIII

Passions and Emotions: NOMOS LIII

James E. Fleming (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760147
eISBN:
9780814763490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760147.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Throughout the history of moral, political, and legal philosophy, many have portrayed passions and emotions as being opposed to reason and good judgment. At the same time, others have defended ... More

Transitional JusticeNOMOS LI

Transitional Justice: NOMOS LI

Rosemary Nagy and Jon Elster

Melissa S. Williams (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794661
eISBN:
9780814725276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794661.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Criminal tribunals, truth commissions, reparations, apologies, and memorializations are the characteristic instruments in the transitional justice toolkit that can help societies transition from ... More

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