Annabelle Lever

University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations

Associate Professor of Normative Political Theory

40 Boulevard du Pont D'Arve

Geneva, Geneve CH 1207

Switzerland

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Scholarly Papers (42)

1.

Is Judicial Review Undemocratic?

Public Law (2007) 280-298
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Feb 2015
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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democracy, judicial review, private members' bills, abortion, homosexuality, capital punishment, Jeremy Walron, equality, procedure, judiciaries, legislatures, elections

Privacy, Democracy and Freedom of Expression

Forthcoming in The Social Dimensions of Privacy, eds. Beate Roessler and Dorota Mokrosinska, (Cambridge University Press, 2015)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 31 Oct 2014
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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privacy, democracy, equality, freedom of expression, outing, oliver sipple, kiss and tell, gossip, journalism

Privacy, Democracy and Freedom of Expression

Forthcoming in The Social Dimensions of Privacy, eds. Beate Roessler and Dorota Mokrosinska, (Cambridge University Press, 2014)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2015
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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privacy, democracy, freedom of expression, Oliver Sipple, Outing, Blair, Salinger, Joyce Maynard, biography, media, kiss and tell, Estlund

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Privacy Rights and Democracy: A Contradiction in Terms?

Contemporary Political Theory 5. 2006, 142-162
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Feb 2015
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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privacy, democracy, sexual equality, Westin, MacKinnon, Jean Cohen, Patricial Boling, Wendy Brown,rights, freedom of choice, freedom of association, freedom of expression, the public/private distinction

What's Wrong with Racial Profiling? Another Look at the Problem

Criminal Justice Ethics 26.1 Spring 2007, 20-28
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Feb 2015
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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racial profiling, Risse, Zeckhauser, Lever, Levin, inequality, racism, background injustice, affirmative action, torture, equality

What's Wrong with Racial Profiling? Another Look at the Problem

Criminal Justice Ethics 26.1, Winter/Spring 2007
Posted: 10 Oct 2014
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations

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racial profiling, racism, racial equality, background racism, Mathias Risse

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Race and Racial Profiling

Oxford Handbook of the Philosophy of Race, ed. Naomi Zack (OUP 2016)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Oct 2015
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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race, racial profiling, statistical discrimination, equality

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Compulsory Voting: A Critical Perspective

B.J.Pol.S.40, 897–915 (2010)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Oct 2014
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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compulsory voting, democracy, equality, right to vote, duty to vote, arend Lijphart, ethics of voting, political abstention, falling turnout, free-riding, democracy as public good

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Is it Ethical to Patent Human Genes?

Intellectual Property and Theories of Justice, 2008
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Oct 2014
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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human gene patents, property rights, pilar ossorio, private property, democracy, equality, intellectual prooperty, patents, genes

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Feminism, Democracy and the Right to Privacy

Minerva: An Online Journal of Philosophy 9 (2005) 1-31
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Feb 2015
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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privacy, equality, sexual equality, rights, democracy, solitude, intimacy, confidentiality, liberalism, republicanism, feminism, participation, public/private distinction, the personal, the political, freedom

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New Frontiers in the Philosophy of Intellectual Property: Introduction

New Frontiers in the Philosophy of Intellectual Property, 2012
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Oct 2014
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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intellectual property, copyright, patents, private property, privacy, equality, democracy, freedom of expression, freedom of association, restorative justice, autonomy, justice, free-riding, public goods

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When the Philosopher Enters the Room: On Jonathan Wolff's Conception of Public Ethics

Philosophy and Public Issues 4.3.(2014) 7-19
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 03 Feb 2015
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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public philosophy, ethics and public policy, Jonathan Wolff, disability, disadvantage, guns, drugs, justice, inequality, NICE, lay participation, democracy, inclusion

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Taxation, Conscientious Objection and Religious Freedom

Ethical Perspectives 20, no.1(2013): 144-153.
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 Oct 2014
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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conscientious objection, abortion, taxation, democracy, equality, pacificism, Cardinal Dolan, Obamacare, health insurance

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Privacy: Restrictions and Decisions. On Anita Allen's Conception of Privacy

Newsletter on Philosophy and Law: Symposium on Anita Allen, Vol. 13, No. 1, Fall 2013
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 10 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2015
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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The Politics of Paradox: A Response to Wendy Brown

Constellations: An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory 17.2, 2000
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2014
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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Wendy Brown, rights as paradoxes, equality, sexual harassment, rights and injuries, Kimberly Crenshaw, Catherine macKinnon, Hohfeld

Why Racial Profiling is Hard to Justify: A Response to Risse and Zeckhauser

Philosophy and Public Affairs, 33.1. (2005)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Oct 2014
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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racial profiling, racial equality, Risse and Zeckhauser, justice

Why Racial Profiling is Hard to Justify: A Response to Risse and Zeckhauser

Philosophy and Public Affairs 33.1.(2005)
Posted: 01 Mar 2015
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations

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racial profiling, racial equality, racism, police, security, criminal justice, violence, affirmative action, torture

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Democracy and Judicial Review: Are They Really Incompatible?

Perspectives on Politics 7.4. 2 (2009) 805-822
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Oct 2014
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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democracy, judicial review, Waldron, Brettschneider, Eisgruber, participation, representation, accountability, equality, Bellamy

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Democracy, Privacy and Security

Privacy, Security, Accountability, ed. Adam Moore (Routledge, 2016)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Oct 2015
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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democracy, privacy, equality, counter-terrorism, security, liberty, rights, Omand

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The Value of Privacy: A Democratic Conception of Privacy Chapter 2

A Democratic Conception of Privacy (Authorhouse, 2015)
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2015
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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value of privacy, solitude, intimacy, equality, Anita Allen, Judith Thomson, Catherine MacKinnon, reductionism, pluralism, self-definition, self-determination, control of personal information

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Must Privacy and Sexual Equality Conflict? A Philosophical Examination of Some Legal Evidence

Social Research: An International Quarterly of the Social Sciences, 67.4.2000
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Feb 2015
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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privacy, sexual equality, abortion, Catherine MacKinnon, Roe v. Wade, Harris v. McRae, democracy, rights

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Privacy, Democracy and Surveillance

The Philosopher's Magazine, autumn 2013
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 12 Oct 2014
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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privacy, democracy, surveillance, CCTV, racial profiling, equality, Sir David Omand, NAACP v. Alabama

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Racial Profiling and Jury Trials

The Jury Expert 21.1. Jan 2009, 20-35 (special debate on racial profiling)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Feb 2015
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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racial profiling, jury trials, America, Mathias Risse, inequality, discrimination, freedom, privacy, selective strikes, participation, descriptive representation, police, 'the face of crime'

Racial Profiling and Jury Trials

The Jury Expert, January 2009
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Oct 2014
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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raicial profiling, jury trials, equality, jury-strikes, jury manipulation, privacy

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Democratic Equality and Freedom of Religion: Beyond Coercion v. Persuasion

Forthcoming in Philosophy and Public Issues (July 2015)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2015
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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freedom of religion, equality, Catholic Church, Orthodox Judaism, Corey Brettschneider, democracy, public services, adoption, gay rights, abortion, contraception, women's health

Privacy, Private Property and Collective Property

The Good Society 21.1. 2012 476-60
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Feb 2015
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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privacy, private property, collective property, property-owning democracy, equality, freedom, homelessness, judith thomson, john rawls, jeremy waldron, j.d. salinger, joyce maynard

Privacy, Private Property and Collective Property

The Good Society 21.1. 2012, 47-60
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Jul 2016
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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privacy, private property, equality, liberty, property-owning democracy, Rawls, J.D.Salinger, Joyce Maynard, Judy Thomson, Jeremy Waldron, collective property, homelessness, disadvantage, Iris Marion Young,

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Privacy, Equality and Abortion

A Democratic Conception of Privacy, Chapter 4 (2014)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Feb 2015
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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privacy, equality, abortion, reproduction, women, Roe v. Wade, democracy, public, private, Catherine MacKinnon

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Neuroscience V. Privacy? A Democratic Perspective

I Know What You Are Thinking: Brain Imaging and Privacy, eds. Edwards, Richmond and Rees, (Oxford University Press, 2012), 205-222
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Feb 2015
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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privacy, neuroscience, brain-imaging, neuroethics, equality, democracy, torture, confidentiality, secrecy, Nagel, Neil Levy, paedophiles,

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Mill and the Secret Ballot: Beyond Coercion and Corruption

Utilitas, Vol. 19, No. 3, September 2007
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Oct 2014
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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john stuart mill, considerations on representative government, secret ballot, privacy, voting, right to vote, duty to vote, public/private distinction, ethics of voting

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'A Liberal Defence of Compulsory Voting': Some Reasons for Scepticism

Politics 28.1. Feb. 2008, 61 -64
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Feb 2015
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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compulsory voting, liberalism, democracy, Lacroix, Lijphart, Rawls, participation, alienation, conscientious objection, abstention, voting, ethics of voting

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On Privacy

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 12 Oct 2014
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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privacy, democracy, equality, private property, collective property, family, outing confidentiality,

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Democracy, Epistemology and the Problem of All-White Juries

Journal of Applied Philosophy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Feb 2016
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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democracy, epistemology, juries, race, jury-selection

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Privacy and Democracy: What the Secret Ballot Reveals

Law, Culture and Humanities, 2015, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Oct 2014
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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democracy, privacy, secret ballot, equality, brettschneider, John Stuart Mill, open voting, citizens, representatives, legislators

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Must We Vote for the Common Good?

Political Ethics, eds. Emily Crookston, David Killoren, Jan Trerise, Routledge, 2016, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Oct 2015
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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democracy, ethics of voting, common good, personal good, personal ends, ideal theory, non-ideal theory, Rousseau, Joshua Cohen

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Towards a Democracy-Centred Ethics

Forthcoming, Special Issue of Critical Review of Social and Political Philosophy, eds. Kaspar Lippert-Rasmussen and Theresa Scavinius.
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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democratic, undemocratic, liberal, republican, constitutionalism, ethics, rights, duties, permissions, Waldron, Christiano, Joshua Cohen, Shklar, outing, privacy, equality, marriage

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Democracy and Voting: A Reply to Lisa Hill

British Journal of Political Science 40.4 (Autumn 2010) 925-929
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 06 Feb 2015
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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compulsory voting, democracy, equality, abstention, marginalisation, alienation, voting, Lisa Hill, participation, working class, freedom

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Liberalism, Democracy and the Ethics of Voting

Politics 29.3 (Oct. 2009) 223-227
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 06 Feb 2015
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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comnpulsory voting, bert engelen, justine lacroix, lever, lijphart, lisa hill, equality, freedom, abstention, participation, alienation, conscience, voting, ethics of voting, political competition

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Intellectual Property Rights: A Political Theory Perspective

E-International Relations June 23, 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 06 Feb 2015
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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intellectual property rights, political theory, democracy, public goods, copyright, patents

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The Politics of Paradox: A Reply to Wendy Brown

Constellations: An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory, (Vol. 7, No. 2), June 2000
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Feb 2015
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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rights, wendy brown, paradoxes of rights, sexual equality, sexual injury, formal equality, substantive equality, sexual harassment, kimberlé crenshaw, catherine MacKinnon, Jeremy Waldron

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Mrs. Aremac and the Camera: A Response to Ryberg (On Privacy in Public Places)

Res Publica (2008) 14:35–42
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2015
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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CCTV, Privacy, equality, democracy, racial profiling, Surveillance, Crime, Government, Accountability, Justification

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Democracy and Folk Epistemology: A Reply to Talisse

Critical Review of Social and Political Philosophy 18.1. 2015
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Feb 2015
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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democracy, epistemic agency, justice, morality, Talisse, pluralism

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Democracy and Epistemology: A Repy to Talisse

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 12 Oct 2014
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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democracy, epistemic agency, justice, morality, Talisse

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Democracy, Deliberation and Public Service Reform: The Case of NICE

Public Services: A New Reform Agenda eds. Kippin, Stoker and Griffiths (Bloomsbury Academic Press, 2013) 91 -106
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2015
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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democracy, public service reform, lay deliberation, accountability, NICE, Citizen's Council, rationing of health care, patients groups, descriptive democracy, representation

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Equality and Conscience: Ethics and the Provision of Public Services

Religion in Liberal Political Thought (Oxford University Press, 2017)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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freedom of conscience, equality, abortion, adoption, obama care, health insurance, cardinal dolan

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Democratic Epistemology and Democratic Morality: The Appeal and Challenges of Peircean Pragmatism.

Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy, 2017
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Aug 2017
Annabelle Lever and Clayton Chin
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations and University of Melbourne - School of Social and Political Sciences
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Epistemic Democracy, pragmatism, Peirce, Dewey, epistemic justification.

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A Democratic Conception of Privacy

AuthorHouse, 2013
Posted: 13 Oct 2014
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations

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privacy, equality, democracy, reproductive rights, abortion, Catherine Mackinnon, justification of right to privacy, value of privacy, judith thomson,

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Equality v Conscience: Ethics and the Provision of Public Services

The Philosophers Magazine 69, July 2015
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 20 Oct 2015
Annabelle Lever
University of Geneva - Department of Political Science and International Relations
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freedom of conscience, equallity, democracy, provision of public services, voluntary associations