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The main objective of this paper is to explore and describe the discursive politics of surveillance, the constitutional norm that aims to defend citizens from government power via unjustified infringements, the function identity can have as a decisive point of entry into surveillance, and the...
The author gives a definition of duty and freedom. Many other normative concepts like crime, harm, guilt, punishment and justification are defined too. The aim is to define these concepts in not normative but descriptive terms. The conceptual basis of the theory is the concept of will....
The author of this essay maintains that liberalism has been the primary
source of progressive change in the United States since its earliest history. To support
his claim, he traces the philosophical and political history of liberalism in England
and the United States. The specific forms of...
The material gathered in this study provides a rich and diverse context
for understanding Irigaray’s philosophy of natural sexual difference, her accounts of
nature and sexed humanity, and the Irigarayan interval of sexual difference. The
analysis presented in this paper contributes to research...
This paper provides an introduction to the history and practice of
lying in public life. The paper argues that such an approach is required to balance
the emphasis on truth and truth-telling. Truth and lies, truth-telling and the practice
of lying are concepts of binary opposition that help...
This paper discusses the major trends in scholarship about the status
of public sector ethics, ethical decision-making for actors in the public sphere, the
ethical aspect of public administration managers’ activity, and adequate institutionalization
of ethics policies. The findings of this study...
The main thesis of this article is that democracy by itself is insufficient
for deciding what is right versus wrong. Democracy presupposes a prior moral stance,
namely, that individuals in the polity have basic rights to their lives, liberty and
property. Democracy is a method for reaching...
Over the past decade, there has been increasing evidence describing
the impact of emotional features of dementia on both the distinct and broader social
arrangements, emotion processing in Alzheimer’s disease, the key function of the
amygdala in handling negative emotions, and behavioral and...
The purpose of this article is to gain a deeper understanding of the
ecological rationality of the recognition heuristic, heuristic decision-making in people,
and the employment of judgment heuristics to make social decisions. The current
study has extended past research by elucidating heuristic...
The purpose of this study is to examine the function of individuals and
stakeholders in governance, the effectiveness of the citizen involvement process,
processes of direct citizen participation, and challenges to thickening democracy via
raised citizen involvement. The analysis presented in...
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