Tag: political-philosophy

27 Was Robin Hood's point of view ethically sound? 2019-09-07T06:46:07.353

27 I'm being drafted to the military but I have the option to refuse (legally), would it be immoral for me to serve? 2019-10-20T20:32:33.727

26 What are some arguments against violence? 2015-07-31T04:20:02.237

19 When is violence appropriate? 2011-06-17T15:13:03.760

17 On what grounds can a democratic state prohibit pornography? 2015-11-26T04:14:03.897

16 Why would Aristotle argue that "a mechanic or a mercantile life" is "ignoble and inimical to virtue"? 2011-12-13T06:30:03.470

16 How much ethics did Machiavelli convey in The Prince? 2012-03-30T22:04:48.987

16 Is Nozick's Criticism of Rawls correct? 2013-01-12T21:12:00.197

15 What are the main points of contention between Marxist and capitalist economic philosophies? 2011-06-21T00:33:43.533

15 If you have won the trust of an illegal immigrant, is it ethical to turn him/her over to the authorities? 2015-10-18T20:05:07.703

14 What are prominent attacks of Rawls' "veil of ignorance" argument? Which liberal philosophers have advanced it? 2011-06-08T00:06:43.947

14 Should I vote for what is best for me or what is best for others? 2016-09-03T18:15:07.010

13 Arguments for/against tolerance against intolerance? 2011-06-07T23:57:20.790

13 What were Plato's view on slavery, in particular with respect to his proposed Utopia? 2011-06-17T16:00:33.903

13 Accepted Interpretation of Machiavelli's "the ends justify the means."? 2012-02-22T12:59:44.683

13 Was the Republic a meritocracy? 2012-07-21T22:24:35.210

13 What are the most significant contributions Slavoj Žižek has made to the field of philosophy? 2012-09-16T01:19:02.230

13 What is the Difference Between Human Rights and Natural Rights? 2014-05-13T03:36:51.073

12 If the "right to life" is denied in abortion, isn't it also denied in the use of the death penalty? 2011-07-18T21:05:34.983

12 Does Plato see tyranny as final? 2012-04-02T22:51:11.693

12 Why are legal and moral responsibilities said to be different? 2018-09-25T20:19:14.933

10 Was the European Left confined in a false dichotomy between capitalism and communism? 2011-06-08T16:06:52.537

10 What are the fundamental philosophical questions reflected in the American legal system? 2011-06-11T09:41:08.360

10 Where can I start to learn about the philosophy of penology? 2011-06-16T07:38:56.030

10 What are the Moral Sentiments of Capitalism according to Adam Smith? 2013-07-15T02:34:21.007

10 Is there any difference between Populism and Democracy ? 2014-04-30T05:17:19.853

10 Are there contemporary arguments against democracy as inherently flawed? 2016-08-05T22:41:47.617

10 Does the idea of a welfare state fundamentally conflict with an open immigration policy? 2016-08-31T20:58:16.557

10 How was the rationale for Nazism built up in the academia (especially the philosophy departments)? 2016-11-06T07:19:59.693

10 Why is Nietzsche more frequently associated with Nazis than Hegel is? 2016-12-20T21:22:13.207

9 Which if any contemporary philosophers have written about the potential negative effects of "reverse" discrimination? 2011-07-04T05:09:19.857

9 What is the difference between Functionalism and Structural-Functionalism? 2012-01-06T23:09:05.920

9 Is democracy scalable? 2012-12-04T19:13:45.350

9 Was Nietzsche influenced by Machiavelli? 2013-06-26T21:37:46.310

9 Why is John Rawls taken more seriously than Ayn Rand? 2016-01-08T23:54:12.487

9 What are reasonable basic obligations of citizens in democratic societies? 2017-04-09T02:10:05.470

8 Which philosophy forces others to act altruistically? 2011-06-07T21:07:10.380

8 What consequences has Locke's theory of knowledge had on modern political thought? 2011-12-31T11:34:35.597

8 Was Hobbes a natural law theorist? 2012-08-08T20:41:40.053

8 Is "Don't blame me; I voted for ___" a bad argument? 2012-09-22T20:27:05.840

8 How can I start learning about political philosophy? 2012-12-27T04:36:06.757

8 What did Acton mean by saying "absolute power corrupts absolutely"? 2013-02-20T16:18:09.067

8 Did any specific philosophy contribute to the world wars? 2013-11-09T15:46:10.957

8 Do social media such as Facebook enhance democratic values? 2021-01-28T21:24:50.810

7 What is the origin of love, in Hobbesian philosophy? 2012-03-10T06:21:59.460

7 Agamben and grammatical shifters 2012-09-25T00:45:34.787

7 Understanding Rawls' Justice as Fairness? 2014-01-21T17:18:53.993

7 Political Philosophy - who to vote for 2014-05-07T08:56:11.150

7 Should governments have the power to limit the citizen's rights during wartime? 2014-05-08T01:41:21.153

7 German philosophers on (french) revolution 2015-01-06T18:22:34.867

7 What are "entanglements" in "feminist philosophy"? 2015-01-18T02:24:33.020

7 Is it immoral to pay taxes if your government conducts immoral activities? 2015-04-02T14:26:34.863

7 Personal morals and political ethics - should individual moral obligations determine government policy? 2016-05-29T16:46:32.903

7 Legitimacy of modern colonialism in Asia and Africa 2017-02-28T05:20:36.033

7 Morality of Interfering in Foreign Elections 2017-06-17T12:57:34.640

7 Chomsky-- On Language and the Essential Chomsky 2017-09-08T22:53:22.027

7 Where does Aristotle mention inequality and his solution to this? 2017-09-29T17:47:26.493

7 Does philosophy shed any light on how parties can fruitfully debate without an agreed source of truth? 2018-10-11T13:13:38.087

7 What is to be understood by the phrase "Israel's right to exist"? 2019-08-08T20:16:26.270

6 When is it right to break the rules? 2011-07-12T03:11:14.173

6 What views of government were based on Kantian ethics? 2011-09-22T04:16:15.607

6 What forms of democracy allocate variable numbers of votes to their citizens? 2012-05-14T19:51:50.933

6 What kind of government did Aristotle consider the best? 2013-04-02T01:14:22.043

6 Is it moral to lie to the populace for their own good? 2013-10-18T15:41:31.933

6 What underlying principles determine US parties' stands on issues? 2013-10-28T22:30:31.350

6 How to approach the study of PPE for the non-academic layman? 2014-05-31T11:22:08.817

6 Generalize Article I of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights 2014-08-11T16:22:55.560

6 Is "group X is responsible for the action (or inaction) of politician Y because they are the majority of voters" a fallacious argument? 2015-12-18T06:40:13.893

6 Is it ethically wrong to not vote? 2016-05-08T21:24:57.897

6 What is this System of Right that consistently shows up in Foucault's work? 2016-07-28T02:51:00.350

6 What's the difference between patriotism and nationalism? 2016-12-08T15:40:42.843

6 Authors that compare nationalism to religion 2017-08-14T07:28:45.073

6 Are drugs and addiction in general bad, a priori? 2017-09-18T01:30:45.770

6 What did Confucius mean by saying that the 'rectification of names' is the first thing required to rule a state? 2019-01-20T05:11:25.623

5 How much if any suspension of civil liberties can be ethically justified during a "state of war"? 2011-06-28T08:54:24.900

5 What does Marxism envision as the role of the state in the economy? 2012-04-12T15:38:14.333

5 Citizenship from birth vs contract with the state 2012-05-18T09:45:38.240

5 Is it ever morally ethical to override the majority in a democracy? 2012-09-24T17:32:37.887

5 Philosophic Puzzle: How to be Non-Hypocratic AND Non-Anarchistic? 2012-09-25T03:18:21.837

5 Is Autocracy superior to Democracy? 2013-04-08T08:10:50.150

5 How should the fair distribution of some goods depend on other-regarding preferences? 2013-05-10T23:04:06.600

5 How does Hannah Arendt define "freedom?" 2014-02-16T00:29:53.173

5 The mass surveillance of price and the invisible hand? 2014-04-10T13:52:53.997

5 Mass surveillance and the concealed subject of power 2014-04-23T09:21:50.217

5 According to Mill, are the stand your ground laws ethical? 2014-04-28T14:55:02.637

5 Legitimacy of peer review 2014-05-09T14:38:35.317

5 Can mathematics be political? 2014-06-24T02:38:30.057

5 Libertarian "thought experiment" about planned economy 2015-02-20T20:58:22.390

5 What does "deliberation" usually mean in John Rawls' theory of justice? 2015-03-17T17:39:30.890

5 Aristotle Politics versus Platos Republic 2015-08-16T13:14:00.313

5 Does capitalism have an end goal? 2016-06-12T07:48:16.753

5 What is the difference between the idea of the "social contract" in Hobbes and Locke? 2017-06-20T08:26:21.913

5 Socrates as a foot soldier and his political philosophy 2017-06-30T04:47:33.997

5 Who still defends the concept of "end of history"? 2017-08-09T08:39:38.267

5 Is being a pacifist and being a police officer a contradiction? 2017-08-22T15:50:33.163

5 Axiomatic politics 2017-08-28T09:45:24.240

5 Jean-Paul Sartre on Che Guevara 2017-09-19T23:26:09.783

5 For a political ruler is it better to be loved or feared? 2018-05-03T23:05:47.820

5 What is the difference between 'socialism' and 'communism'? 2018-10-27T05:53:13.810