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Republicanism: A Theory of Freedom and Government
This is the first full-length presentation of a republican alternative to the liberal and communitarian theories that have dominated political philosophy in recent years. Professor Pettit's eloquent,Expand
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Aggregating Sets of Judgments: An Impossibility Result
Suppose that the members of a certain group each hold a rational set of judgments on some interconnected questions. And imagine that the group itself now has to form a collective, rational set ofExpand
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The Possibility of Naturalism.
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Deliberative Democracy and the Discursive Dilemma
Taken as a model for how groups should make collective judgments and decisions, the ideal of deliberative democracy is inherently ambiguous. Consider the idealised case where it is agreed on allExpand
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On the People's Terms: A Republican Theory and Model of Democracy
Introduction: the republic, old and new 1. Freedom as non-domination 2. Social justice 3. Political legitimacy 4. Democratic influence 5. Democratic control Conclusion: the argument, in summary.
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Group Agency - The Possibility, Design, and Status of Corporate Agents
I: THE LOGICAL POSSIBILITY OF GROUP AGENTS II: THE ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN OF GROUP AGENTS III: THE NORMATIVE STATUS OF GROUP AGENTS
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Aggregating Sets of Judgments: Two Impossibility Results Compared1
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The ``doctrinal paradox'' or ``discursive dilemma'' shows that propositionwise majority voting over the judgments held by multiple individuals on some interconnected propositions can lead to inconsistent collective judgments on these propositions. Expand
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A Companion to Contemporary Political Philosophy
Part 1 Disciplinary contributions to analytical philosophy, Philip Pettit: Continental philosophy, David West history, Richard Tuck sociology, Robert Brown economics, Geoffrey Brennan politicalExpand
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A Theory of Freedom: From the Psychology to the Politics of Agency
Introduction . 1. Conceptualizing Freedom. 2. Freedom as Rational Control. 3. Freedom as Volitional Control. 4. Freedom as Discursive Control. 5. Freedom and Collectivization. 6. Freedom andExpand
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