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The Right to a Competent Electorate
The practice of unrestricted universal suffrage is unjust. Citizens have a right that any political power held over them should be exercised by competent people in a competent way. Universal suffrageExpand
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Polluting The Polls: When Citizens Should Not Vote
Just because one has the right to vote does not mean just any vote is right. Citizens should not vote badly. This duty to avoid voting badly is grounded in a general duty not to engage inExpand
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The Ethics of Voting
Acknowledgments ix Introduction: Voting as an Ethical Issue 1 Chapter One: Arguments for a Duty to Vote 15 Chapter Two: Civic Virtue without Politics 43 Chapter Three: Wrongful Voting 68 ChapterExpand
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A Brief History of Liberty
Acknowledgments vii Introduction: Conceptions of Freedom 1 1 A Prehistory of Liberty: Forty Thousand Years Ago 30 2 The Rule of Law: ad 1075 60 3 Religious Freedom: 1517 93 4 Freedom of Commerce:Expand
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Estimating the Cost of Justice for Adjuncts: A Case Study in University Business Ethics
American universities rely upon a large workforce of adjunct faculty—contract workers who receive low pay, no benefits, and no job security. Many news sources, magazines, and activists claim thatExpand
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Markets without Symbolic Limits*
Semiotic objections to commodification hold that buying and selling certain goods and services is wrong because of what market exchange communicates or because it violates the meaning of certainExpand
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Why Not Capitalism
Most economists believe capitalism is a compromise with selfish human nature. As Adam Smith put it, "It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we expect ourExpand
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The Myths of the Self-Ownership Thesis
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Modesty without Illusion
The common image of the fully virtuous person is of someone with perfect self-command and self-perception, who always makes correct evaluations. However, modesty appears to be a real virtue, and itExpand
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Does the Demographic Objection to Epistocracy Succeed?
In most, if not all, forms of epistocracy, we can expect (at least in the near future) that the more advantaged demographic groups would have higher rates of representation than less advantagedExpand
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