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Federalism and the Catholic Principle of Subsidiarity
With the adoption of subsidiarity as a key norm in governance structures of the European Union, the principle has gained a degree of public currency. In this article, I consider subsidiarity as itExpand
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Judicial Evaluation of Religious Belief and the Accessibility Requirement in Public Reason
Many theories of liberal public reason exclude claims derived from religion on grounds that religious beliefs are not publicly ‘accessible’, because they are not amenable to meaningful evaluation byExpand
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The Globalization of Catholic Social Teaching
Pluralism, conflict, and justification: the stability function of religious exemptions
ABSTRACTLegal and philosophical theories of religious exemptions have primarily understood them as a means toward one or more moral ends: protecting rights and securing equality, primarily. ButExpand
Pierre-Joseph Proudhon on the Social Dimensions of Labor
Pierre-Joseph Proudhon is famous for his dictum stating that “Property is theft!”, but has nevertheless received relatively little scholarly attention. One prominent exception to this general neglectExpand
The impartiality of Smith’s spectator: The problem of parochialism and the possibility of social critique
Amartya Sen has argued that contractarian theories of justice inevitably fall victim to the problem of parochialism, for the reason that they rely on a problematically narrow conception ofExpand
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Religious Sincerity and the Reasons for Religious Freedom
Embedded in U.S. legal frameworks governing the free exercise of religion is a criterion that has received surprisingly little theoretical attention: sincerity. Only those professions of belief thatExpand