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Democracy after VirtueToward Pragmatic Confucian Democracy

Democracy after Virtue: Toward Pragmatic Confucian Democracy

Sungmoon Kim

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190671235
eISBN:
9780190671266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190671235.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

In the past two decades contemporary Confucian political theory has been propelled by the dialectical conversation between Confucianism and democracy and, more recently, between Confucian democracy ... More

An Epistemic Theory of Democracy

An Epistemic Theory of Democracy

Robert E. Goodin and Kai Spiekermann

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198823452
eISBN:
9780191862137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823452.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

One attractive feature of democracy is its ability to track the truth by information aggregation. The formal support for this claim goes back to Condorcet’s famous jury theorem. However, the theorem ... More

InjusticePolitical Theory for the Real World

Injustice: Political Theory for the Real World

Michael Goodhart

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190692421
eISBN:
9780190692469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190692421.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Injustice offers a radical alternative to familiar ways of thinking about problems of justice and injustice, one motivated by the urgency of concrete struggles over injustice in the real world. It ... More

Playing FairPolitical Obligation and the Problems of Punishment

Playing Fair: Political Obligation and the Problems of Punishment

Richard Dagger

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199388837
eISBN:
9780199388851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199388837.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

Is there a general obligation to obey the laws of a reasonably just polity? Is there any justification for imposing suffering, in the form of punishment, on those who break the law? Political and ... More

Reading Politics with Machiavelli

Reading Politics with Machiavelli

Ronald J. Schmidt, Jr

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190843359
eISBN:
9780190843380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843359.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

Reading Politics with Machiavelli is an anachronistic reading of certain key concepts in Machiavelli’s The Prince and The Discourses (as well as some of his correspondence). In 1513, soon after the ... More

Reconsidering RaceSocial Science Perspectives on Racial Categories in the Age of Genomics

Reconsidering Race: Social Science Perspectives on Racial Categories in the Age of Genomics

Kazuko Suzuki and Diego A. Von Vacano (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190465285
eISBN:
9780190465315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465285.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

Race is one of the most elusive phenomena of social life. While we generally know it when we see it, it's not an easy concept to define. Social science literature has argued that race is a Western, ... More

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