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On Compromise and Rotten Compromises
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Avishai Margalit
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-12 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

When is political compromise acceptable--and when is it fundamentally rotten, something we should never accept, come what may? What if a rotten compromise is politically necessary? Compromise is a great political virtue, especially for the sake of peace. But, as Avishai Margalit argues, there are moral limits to acceptable compromise
On Sacrifice
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: Moshe Halbertal
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-22 - Publisher:

The idea and practice of sacrifice play a profound role in religion, ethics, and politics. In this brief book, philosopher Moshe Halbertal explores the meaning and implications of sacrifice, developing a theory of sacrifice as an offering and examining the relationship between sacrifice, ritual, violence, and love. On Sacrifice also
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Jack Knight
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-22 - Publisher: NYU Press

"Childhood friends Juliet, Rebecca, Rose and Matthew grew up in a small village outside Dublin. Now privileged, wealthy and powerful, they appear to have it all. But when Juliet is involved in a suspicious accident and lies trapped between life and death at the bottom of a cliff, a secret
Transitional Justice and the Public Sphere
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Chrisje Brants, Susanne Karstedt
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-02 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Transparency is a fundamental principle of justice. A cornerstone of the rule of law, it allows for public engagement and for democratic control of the decisions and actions of both the judiciary and the justice authorities. This book looks at the question of transparency within the framework of transitional justice.
Social Justice in Practice
Language: en
Pages: 167
Authors: Juha Räikkä
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-08 - Publisher: Springer

In this book the practical dimension of social justice is explained using the analysis and discussion of a variety of well-known topics. These include: the relation between theory and practice in normative political philosophy; the issue of justice under uncertainty; the question of whether we can and should unmask social