• Publications
  • Influence
For Common Things: Irony, Trust, and Commitment in America Today
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The Politics of Nature: Climate Change, Environmental Law, and Democracy
Legal scholars' discussions of climate change assume that the issue is one mainly of engineering incentives, and that "environmental values" are too weak, vague, or both to spur political action toExpand
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A World of Passions: How to Think about Globalization Now
  • J. Purdy
  • Political Science
  • 7 September 2004
Recent events have been unkind to a doctrine that defined global economics and politics during the 1990s. That doctrine, often termed “neo-liberalism” or “the Washington Consensus,” was defined byExpand
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After Nature: A Politics for the Anthropocene
Nature no longer exists apart from humanity. The world we will inhabit is the one we have made. Geologists call this epoch the Anthropocene, Age of Humans. The facts of the Anthropocene areExpand
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Law and Neoliberalism
"Neoliberalism" refers to the revival of the doctrines of classical economic liberalism, also called laissez-faire, in politics, ideas, and law. These revived doctrines have taken new form in newExpand
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A freedom-Promoting Approach to Property: A Renewed Tradition for New Debates
In this article, Professor Purdy identifies, articulates, and defends a normative approach to property as an institution that promotes human freedom. The conception of freedom that the articleExpand
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Democratic vistas : reflections on the life of American democracy
In this thought-provoking collection, leading scholars explore democracy in the United States from a sweeping variety of perspectives. A dozen contributors consider the nature and prospects ofExpand
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The Politics of Nature: Returning Democracy to Environmental Law
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Wealth and Democracy
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The liberty of free riders: the minimum coverage provision, Mill's "harm principle," and American social morality.
A direct requirement for most Americans to purchase any product or service .... certainly is an encroachment on individual liberty, but it is no more so than a command that restaurants or hotels areExpand
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