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The Ethics Of Abortion: Women's Rights, Human Life, And The Question Of Justice, Christopher Kaczor Oct 2012

The Ethics Of Abortion: Women's Rights, Human Life, And The Question Of Justice, Christopher Kaczor

Faculty Pub Night

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Faith, Politics, And Power: The Politics Of Faith-Based Initiatives, Rebecca Sager Sep 2012

Faith, Politics, And Power: The Politics Of Faith-Based Initiatives, Rebecca Sager

Faculty Pub Night

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Naccs 39th Annual Conference, National Association For Chicana And Chicano Studies Mar 2012

Naccs 39th Annual Conference, National Association For Chicana And Chicano Studies

NACCS Conference Programs

NACCS@40 Celebrating Scholarship and Activism
March 14-17, 2012
Palmer House Hilton


A Self-Evident Lie: Southern Slavery And The Threat To American Freedom, Jeremy Tewell Jan 2012

A Self-Evident Lie: Southern Slavery And The Threat To American Freedom, Jeremy Tewell

American Abolitionism and Antislavery

A Self-Evident Lie explores and underscores the fear and complex meaning of “slavery” to northerners before the Civil War. Many northerners asked: If slavery was the beneficent and paternalistic institution that southerners claimed, could it not be applied with equal morality to whites as well as blacks? Republicans repeatedly expressed concern that proslavery arguments were not inherently racial. Irrespective of race, anyone could fall victim to the argument that they were “inferior,” that they would be better off enslaved, that their enslavement served the interests of society, or that their subjugation was justified by history and religion.

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Plato, Aristotle, And The Purpose Of Politics, Kevin M. Cherry Jan 2012

Plato, Aristotle, And The Purpose Of Politics, Kevin M. Cherry

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In this book, Kevin M. Cherry compares the views of Plato and Aristotle about the practice, study, and, above all, the purpose of politics. The first scholar to place Aristotle's Politics in sustained dialogue with Plato's Statesman, Cherry argues that Aristotle rejects the view of politics advanced by Plato's Eleatic Stranger, contrasting them on topics such as the proper categorization of regimes, the usefulness and limitations of the rule of law, and the proper understanding of phronēsis. The various differences between their respective political philosophies, however, reflect a more fundamental difference in how they view the relationship ...