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World Philosophy Day: Part 1 – Rawls’ Theory of Justice

by Quentin Wodon

Today, November 20, is World Philosophy Day. Philosophy has many branches, but one of the most important for daily life is political philosophy. 1,459 more words

Eradicating Extreme Poverty

How Much Must We Account for the Complexity of Religious Pluralism in Political Philosophy? #rawlsreligion

In the works of Rawls, religion, as a concept is largely conceptualized as mainstream Western religion. This includes both Protestant and Catholic strands of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. 373 more words

Religion

Mga Aswang sa Undas!

SILA ANG mga nilalang na matatagpuan sa ibabaw ng bubong at naninilip upang malaman kung gising pa ang mga tao sa bahay. Sila ay umaatake sa gabi habang ang mga may-ari ng bahay ay himbing sa pagtulog o ‘di kaya’y umalis at pumunta sa probinsya dahil sa Undas. 7 more words

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"The possibility of a general theory of emergency"

That is the subtitle of this fascinating paper – the full title of the paper is “Exception and Necessity: The Possibility of a General Theory of Emergency” — written by our colleague William Vazquez-Irizarry, a law professor at the University of Puerto Rico. 137 more words

Law

"John Rawls and Christian Social Engagement" (Bradley & Forster, eds.)

This December, Lexington Books will release “John Rawls and Christian Social Engagement: Justice as Unfairness” edited by Anthony B. Bradley (King’s College) and Greg Forster (Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice).   146 more words

Scholarship Roundup

Inheritance tax: a tax on the living not on the dead

Most people don’t like tax but the tax that seems to create most moral outrage is the tax levied against fewest people: inheritance or ‘death’ tax. 710 more words

Tax Avoidance; Fair Tax