Thom Brooks

Durham University

Chair in Law and Government

Durham Law School

Durham University

Durham, County Durham DH1 3ET

United Kingdom

http://www.dur.ac.uk/law/staff/?mode=staff&id=11140

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Scholarly Papers (51)

Publishing Advice for Graduate Students

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2015
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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Thom Brooks, publishing advice, publish. publications, reply, replies, discussion, article, book, book contracts, graduate advice, graduate students, humanities, social sciences, philosophy

Publishing Advice for Graduate Students

Post-Graduate Newsletter, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 4-12, November 2003
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 01 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2010
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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publishing, postgraduate, graduate, student, publish

Between Natural Law and Legal Positivism: Dworkin and Hegel on Legal Theory

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 13 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2015
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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Dworkin, Hegel, Brooks, legal positivism, natural law, jurisprudence, legal theory, philosophy of law, Raz, philosophy, between, natualism, positivism

Between Natural Law and Legal Positivism: Dworkin and Hegel on Legal Theory

Georgia State University Law Review, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 513-560, 2007
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2015
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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Dworkin, Hegel, Brooks, legal positivism, natural law, jurisprudence, legal theory, philosophy of law, Raz, philosophy, between, natualism, positivism

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The Problem with Polygamy

Philosophical Topics, Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 109-122, 2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2015
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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polygamy, Calhoun, Nussbaum, Brooks, Parekh, Barry, marriage, polygyny, polyandry, polyamory, egalitarianism, egalitarian, inegalitarian, multiculturalism, toleration

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Guidelines on How to Referee

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 04 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2015
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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publishing, publishing advice, referee, refereeing, refereeing advice, manuscript, review, journal, journals, articles, Brooks

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The 'Life in the United Kingdom' Citizenship Test: Is it Unfit for Purpose?

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2015
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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citizenship, citizenship test, British politics, immigration, public policy, Life in the UK, Life in the United Kingdom

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Plato, Hegel, and Democracy

Brooks, Thom (2006). "Plato, Hegel, and Democracy," Bulletin of the Hegel Society of Great Britain 53/54: 24-50. Revised edition in Brooks, Thom (2013). "Democracy" in Hegel's Political Philosophy: A Systematic Reading of the Philosophy of Right, 2d edition (Edinburgh University Press).
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2013
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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Thom, Brooks, Hegel, Kant, Nietzsche, Hobbes, Plato, democracy, totalitarianism, legal philosophy, political philosophy, philosophy, jurisprudence, legal theory, Schumpeter, Popper, democratic, ancient philosophy, authoritarianism

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'Introduction' to Punishment

In Brooks, Thom (2012). Punishment. New York & London: Routledge.
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 10 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2013
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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punishment, retribution, deterrence, rehabilitation, restorative justice, expressivism, communicative theories, unified theory of punishment, unified theory, capital punishment, youth offending, domestic violence, sexual crimes, community sentences, death penalty, crime reduction

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Hegel's Political Philosophy

Brooks, Thom. "Political Philosophy" in Michael Bauer (ed.), G W F Hegel: Key Concepts. London: Routledge, 2014, pp. 76-90.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2014
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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Hegel, Philosophy of Right, Abstract Right, Morality, Ethical Life, Mutual Recognition, Recognition, Crime, Punishment, State

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Is Hegel a Retributivist?

Bulletin of the Hegel Society of Great Britain, Vol. 49/50, pp. 113-26, 2004
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Dec 2005
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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Kant, Hegel, Brooks, Wood, retributivism, deterrence, retribution, right, philosophy, philosophy of right, phenomenology, abstract right, ethical life, punishment, logic, system

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The Capabilities Approach and Political Liberalism

Thom Brooks and Martha C. Nussbaum (eds), Rawls's Political Liberalism, New York: Columbia University Press, (2015) (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2014
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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Rawls, Political Liberalism, Equality, Egalitarianism, Justice, Capabilities, Capabilities Approach, Sen, Nussbaum, Social Minimum, Primary Goods

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'Introduction' to The Global Justice Reader

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2013
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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global justice, sovereignty, self-determination, human rights, Rawls, law of peoples, nationalism, patriotism, cosmopolitanism, distributive justice, climate change, just war, terrorism, women and global justice

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'Introduction' to Hegel's Political Philosophy: A Systematic Reading of the Philosophy of Right, 2nd Edition

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2013
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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Hegel, philosophy of right, Kant, property, punishment, retribution, unified theory of punishment, morality, law, monarchy, history, war, family, democracy, natural law

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Does Philosophy Deserve a Place at the Supreme Court?

Rutgers Law Record, Vol. 27, No. 1, 2003
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2011
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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Rao, philosophy, philosophers, legal, jurisprudence, supreme court, brief, vacco, glucksberg, Rehnquist, Dworkin, Rawls, Nussbaum, Roe, Wade, abortion, euthanasia, Plato, O'Connor,Scalia, justice, metaphysics, The Philosopher's Brief, Scanlon, Palko, Blackmun, Cruzan, Bush, Furman, Jurek, Georgia

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Why Political Theory Matters

Brooks, Thom. 2014. "Why Political Theory Matters" in Guy Peters, Jon Pierre and Gerry Stoker (eds), The Relevance of Political Science. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Feb 2014
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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Political Theory, Political Philosophy, Impact, Case Study, Citizenship, Rawls, Nussbaum, Brooks, Pettit, Parekh

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Punishing States that Cause Global Poverty

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 33, No. 2, 2007
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Feb 2009
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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Brooks, Pogge, Rawls, Mill, human rights, rights, poor, poverty, global, global poverty, global justice, justice, jurisprudence, law, distributive justice, negative duties, assistance, obligation, starvation, institutional order, affluence, crime, rights violation, punishment, retributivism

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Legal Positivism and Faith in Law

Modern Law Review 77 (2014): 139-147
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2014
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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Legal Positivism, Hart, Fuller, Dworkin, Kelsen, Natural Law, Morality, Normativity, Faith

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In Defence of Punishment and the Unified Theory of Punishment: A Reply

Brooks, Thom (2015). "In Defence of Punishment and the Unified Theory of Punishment: A Reply," Criminal Law and Philosophy, Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 23 Oct 2014
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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Punishment, Retribution, Deterrence, Unified Theory, Unified Theory of Punishment, Hegel

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James Seth on Natural Law and Legal Theory

Brooks, Thom. "James Seth on Natural Law and Legal Theory," Collingwood and British Idealism Studies 12 (2012): 115-132.
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2014
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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Seth, Natural Law, Legal Positivism, Legal Moralism, Morality, Rights, British Idealism, Punishment

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The Right to Be Punished: A Defense

Legal Theory in China 3 (2013): 21-39 (in English and Chinese).
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2014
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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Punishment, Rights, Restoration, Punitive Restoration, Unified Theory, Hegel, Hart

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How Not to Save the Planet

Brooks, Thom "How Not to Save the Planet," Ethics, Policy & Environment (target article) (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Jun 2015
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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Adaptation, Catastrophe, Climate Change, Conservation, Ecological Footprint, Polluter Pays Principle

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Criminal Harms

Brooks, Thom. 2014. "Criminal Harms" in T. Brooks (ed.), Law and Legal Theory. Boston: Brill, pp. 149-161.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2014
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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Crime, Harm, Duff, Feinberg, Expressivism, Communicative, Punishment, Morality, Natural Law, Legal Positivism, Legal Realism, Rights

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Stakeholder Sentencing

Brooks, Thom (2014). "Stakeholder Sentencing" in Julian V. Roberts and Jesper Ryberg (eds), Popular Punishment: On the Normative Significance of Public Opinion for Penal Theory, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 183-302.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2014
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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Sentencing, Public Opinion, Punishment, Restorative Justice, Punitive Restoration, Prison, Retribution, Unified Theory of Punishment

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How Global is Global Justice? Towards a Global Philosophy

Brooks, Thom (2014). 'How Global is Global Justice?' in T. Brooks (ed.), New Waves in Global Justice. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 228-244.
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2014
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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global justice, global philosophy, liberalism, Rawls, Mill, political liberalism, Indian philosophy

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Alcohol, Risk and Public Policy

Forthcoming in Alcohol and Public Policy, ed. Thom Brooks (Routledge, 2014).
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 07 Nov 2013
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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Alcohol, Risk, Public Policy, Nudge, Nudges, Behavioral Economics, Criminal Law, Sin Tax, Taxation, Intoxication, Policy, Brooks

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What is Wrong About the 'Criminal Mind'?

Brooks, Thom. 2014. "What is Wrong About the 'Criminal Mind'?" Northern Ireland Law Quarterly, Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 Jun 2014
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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Criminal Mind, Expressivism, Retributivist Expressivism, Retribution, Duff, Feinberg, Brooks, Punishment

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A Practical Guide to Living in the United Kingdom: A Report

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Jun 2015
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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British, Britishness, Citizenship, Immigration, Migration

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Involuntary Intoxication: A New Six-Step Procedure

Brooks, Thom. 2015. "Involuntary Intoxication: A New Six-Step Procedure", Journal of Criminal Law 79(2): 138-146.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 May 2015
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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Automatism, duress, intoxication, involuntary intoxication, voluntary intoxication, mens rea, Law Commission, basic intent, specific intent

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Hegel on Crime and Punishment

Brooks, Thom (2017). "Hegel on Crime and Punishment" in Brooks and Sebastian Stein (eds), Hegel's Political Philosophy: On the Normative Significance of Method and System. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 202-221.
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Jun 2018
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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Hegel, crime, punishment, legal philosophy

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Beyond Reason: The Legal Importance of Emotions

Brooks, Thom & Diana Sankey (2017). "Beyond Reason: The Legal Importance of Emotions" in Patrick Capps and Shaun D. Pattinson (eds), Ethical Rationalism and the Law (Oxford: Hart): 131—148
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 13 Jun 2018
Thom Brooks and Diana Sankey
Durham University and Liverpool John Moores University
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Capabilities, Rationalism, Gewirth, Emotions, Sexual Offences, Ethical Rationalism, Beyleveld

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Climate Change Ethics and the Problem of End-State Solutions

The Oxford Handbook of Global Justice. Oxford University Press, 2019
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Apr 2019
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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Climate Change, Adaptation, Ecological Footprint, Polluter Pays Principle, Technology, Brooks, Nozick, Disaster, Catastrophe, Environmental Justice

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Taking the System Seriously: Nicholson’s Overturning Orthodoxy About Hegel and Punishment

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 05 Jun 2019
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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Hegel, Kant, Philosophy of Right, Crime, Punishment, Brooks, Jurisprudence, British Idealism

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Introduction to 'Becoming British: UK Citizenship Examined'

Brooks, Thom (2016). "Introduction" in Becoming British: UK Citizenship Examined. London: Biteback
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 25 May 2016
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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Britain, British, migration, immigration, citizenship, EU free movement, rights

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Capabilities, Freedom and Severe Poverty

(Forthcoming in Thom Brooks (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Global Justice. Oxford University Press.)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 15 Apr 2019
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Durham University
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Capabilities, Development, Global Justice, Brooks, Nussbaum, Sen, Rawls, Freedom, Flourishing, The Good

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Kantian Punishment and Retributivism: A Reply to Clark

Ratio, Vol. 18, pp. 237-245, June 2005
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 08 May 2006
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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Dworkin and His Critics with Replies by Dworkin

Modern Law Review, Vol. 69, pp. 140-142, January 2006
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 08 May 2006
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Durham University
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Introduction to Plato's The Republic

"Introduction" in Thom Brooks (ed.), Plato's The Republic. New Delhi: South Asia Press, 2019.
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Apr 2019
Thom Brooks
Durham University
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Plato, Republic, justice, the cave, Socrates, city-state, political, power

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In Defence of Political Theory: Impact and Opportunities

Political Studies Review 11(2): 209-215, 2013
Posted: 22 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2013
Thom Brooks
Durham University

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Impact, Public Policy, Praxis, Political Theory, Higher Education Policy

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The British Citizenship Test: The Case for Reform

The Political Quarterly 83(3): 560-566
Posted: 31 Jan 2013
Thom Brooks
Durham University

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Britishness, citizenship, identity, immigration, public policy

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T. H. Green's Theory of Punishment

History of Political Thought, Vol. XXIV, pp. 685-701, 2003
Posted: 16 Jan 2013
Thom Brooks
Durham University

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Green, Hegel, Kant, retribution, deterrence, rehabilitation, unified theory, unified theory of punishment, punishment, natural law, positive law

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Kant's Theory of Punishment

Utilitas, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 206 - 224, 2003
Posted: 16 Jan 2013
Thom Brooks
Durham University

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Kant, retribution, retributivism, deontology, consequentialism, punishment, reasonable doubt, natural law

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Philosophy Unbound: The Idea of Global Philosophy

Metaphilosophy, (2013) Forthcoming
Posted: 11 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2013
Thom Brooks
Durham University

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Global Philosophy, Global Justice, Indian Philosophy, Traditions, Rawls, Kant, Kautilya, Bhagavad Gita, Justice, Political Philosophy

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Reciprocity as Mutual Recognition

The Good Society 21(1): 21-35
Posted: 11 Jan 2013
Thom Brooks
Durham University

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Rawls, recognition, reciprocity, property-owning democracy, democracy, liberalism, liberal socialism, justice, distributive justice, equality, egalitarianism

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The Real Challenge of Climate Change

PS: Political Science & Politics, 46: 34-36, 2013
Posted: 08 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2013
Thom Brooks
Durham University

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cimate change, adaptation, mitigation, environmental justice, Polluter Pays, Environmental Footprint, sustainability

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The Academic Journal Editor: Secrets Revealed

Journal of Moral Philosophy 9(3) (2012):313-25
Posted: 16 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2013
Thom Brooks
Durham University

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editorial, academia, academic publishing, publishing, editing, advice

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Capabilities

INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ETHICS, pp. 692-698, H. LaFollette, ed., Oxford: Blackwell, 2013
Posted: 26 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2013
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Durham University

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capability, capabilities, capabilities approach, sen, Nussbaum, Robeyns, Richardson, freedom, development, feminism, social justice, equality, fairness

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Citizenship

THE INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ETHICS, pp. 764-773, H. LaFollette, ed., Oxford: Blackwell, 2013
Posted: 26 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2013
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citizenship, democracy, immigration, global justice, justice, citizenship tests, nationalism, nationality

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Punishment: Political, Not Moral

Brooks, Thom (2011). "Punishment: Political, Not Moral," New Criminal Law Review 14: 427 - 438.
Posted: 20 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2013
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punishment, freedom, retribution, retributivism, mixed theory, British Hegelians, British Idealism, Green, Seth, Hegel, Brudner, Kant, Brooks

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Natural Law Internalism

T. Brooks (ed.), Hegel's Philosophy of Right. Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 167-79
Posted: 10 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2013
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Natural Law, Natural Reason, Jurisprudence, Cicero, Fuller, Finnis, Hart, Hegel, Brooks, Dworkin, Murphy, Externalism, Internalism, Law, Nature of Law, Legal System, Justice

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Retribution and Capital Punishment

RETRIBUTIVISM: ESSAYS ON THEORY ON PRACTICE, Mark D. White, ed., Oxford University Press, 2010
Posted: 28 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2013
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Durham University

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retribution, retributivism, deterrence, Kant, Brooks, Thom Brooks, capital punishment, death penalty, Nathanson, McDermott, Quinones, Rakoff, Jed Rakoff, US Supreme Court, Ring v. Arizona

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Is Bradley a Retributivist?

Brooks, Thom (2011). "Is Bradley a Retributivist?" History of Political Thought XXXII: 83 - 95.
Posted: 15 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2013
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F. H. Bradley, Bradley, idealism, British idealism, British, criminal law, punishment, penal theory, theories of punishment, retribution, retributivism, retributivist, Hegel, Green, Bosanquet, Seth, Pringle-Pattison, Brooks, 19th Century, legal punishment, imprisonment, philosophy of criminal law

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Shame on You, Shame on Me? Nussbaum on Shame and Punishment

Published version is Brooks, Thom (2008). "Shame on You, Shame on Me? Nussbaum on Shame and Punishment," Journal of Applied Philosophy 25: 322 - 334.
Posted: 23 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2013
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Nussbaum, Brooks, shame, punishment, shaming, punishments, law, philosophy, legal, theory, crime, emotion, disgust, Gementera, Court of Appeals, guilt, humiliation, recognition, wrongdoing, dignity, Kant, Kantianism, Aristotle, Aristotelian, reason, reasons, apathy, offenders, criminals, apathetic