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Rethinking Constant’s Ancient Liberty: Bosanquet’s modern Rousseauianism (2022)
Journal Article
Tyler, C. (2022). Rethinking Constant’s Ancient Liberty: Bosanquet’s modern Rousseauianism. History of European ideas, 48(3), 280-295. https://doi.org/10.1080/01916599.2022.2056333

Benjamin Constant was a vociferous critic of the political Rousseauianism that he saw underpinning French politics in the early nineteenth-century. Yet, his hostile reaction at the political level co-existed with a far more sympathetic attitude towar... Read More about Rethinking Constant’s Ancient Liberty: Bosanquet’s modern Rousseauianism.

Coercion (2021)
Journal Article
Cohen-Almagor, R. (2021). Coercion. Open Journal of Philosophy, 11(03), 386-409. https://doi.org/10.4236/ojpp.2021.113027

Coercion involves two or more parties who are in conflict and whose relationships are complex and uneasy. Generally speaking, people resent coercion and, when possible, rebel against it. This paper differentiates between circumstantial coercion and p... Read More about Coercion.

Beyond Surviving to Thriving: The Case for a ‘Compassion towards Thriving’ Approach in Public Mental Health Ethics (2021)
Journal Article
Bielby, P. (2021). Beyond Surviving to Thriving: The Case for a ‘Compassion towards Thriving’ Approach in Public Mental Health Ethics. Public Health Ethics, https://doi.org/10.1093/phe/phab023

In this article, I argue for a novel understanding of compassion—what I call a ‘compassion towards thriving’ approach—to inform public mental health ethics. The argument is developed through two main parts. In the first part, I develop an account of... Read More about Beyond Surviving to Thriving: The Case for a ‘Compassion towards Thriving’ Approach in Public Mental Health Ethics.

Just, Reasonable Multiculturalism : Liberalism, Culture and Coercion (2021)
Book
Cohen-Almagor, R. (2021). Just, Reasonable Multiculturalism : Liberalism, Culture and Coercion. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP). https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108567213

In Just Reasonable, Multiculturalism, Cohen-Almagor develops a comprehensive theory that tackles three major attacks on multiculturalism: that it is bad for democracy, that it is bad for women, and that it promotes terrorism, aiming to show that libe... Read More about Just, Reasonable Multiculturalism : Liberalism, Culture and Coercion.

Bullying, Cyberbullying, and Parental Responsibility (2021)
Journal Article
Cohen-Almagor, R. (2021). Bullying, Cyberbullying, and Parental Responsibility. International Journal of Smart Security Technologies, 8(2), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.4018/ijsst.2021070101

This paper is concerned with the social ills of bullying and cyberbullying that might lead to suicide especially when adolescents are involved. First, I explain the two concepts. It is noted that people with monoamine oxidase-A (MAOA) have propensity... Read More about Bullying, Cyberbullying, and Parental Responsibility.

The UK and Covid 19 (2021)
Book Chapter
Tyler, C. (2021). The UK and Covid 19. In J. N. Pieterse, H. Lim, & H. Khondker (Eds.), Covid-19 and Governance: Crisis Reveals. Abingdon: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

This chapter explores the institutional and ideological tensions that shape the United Kingdom (UK) government’s responses to the Covid-19 pandemic. The discussion is structured as follows. Section one presents the UK government’s response to the pan... Read More about The UK and Covid 19.

Freedom of Expression v. Social Responsibility on the Internet: Vivi Down Association v. Google (2021)
Journal Article
Cohen-Almagor, R., & Stamile, N. (2021). Freedom of Expression v. Social Responsibility on the Internet: Vivi Down Association v. Google. Seattle Journal of Technology, Environmental & Innovation Law, 11(2), 350-389

The aim of the article is to reflect on Google’s social responsibility by analyzing a milestone court decision, Vivi Down Association v. Google, that took place in Italy, involving the posting of an offensive video clip on Google Video. It was a land... Read More about Freedom of Expression v. Social Responsibility on the Internet: Vivi Down Association v. Google.

Can group rights justify the denial of education to children? The Amish in the United States as a case study (2021)
Journal Article
Cohen-Almagor, R. (2021). Can group rights justify the denial of education to children? The Amish in the United States as a case study. SN Social Sciences, 1(7), https://doi.org/10.1007/s43545-021-00133-6

Multiculturalism gives preference to group rights over individual rights. This may challenge democratic values. This paper focuses on the Amish denial of education from their adolescents. Criticizing Wisconsin v. Yoder (Wisconsin v. Yoder 406 U.S. 20... Read More about Can group rights justify the denial of education to children? The Amish in the United States as a case study.

Taking Profound Offence Seriously - Freedom Of Speech V. Human Dignity (2020)
Journal Article
Cohen-Almagor, R. (2020). Taking Profound Offence Seriously - Freedom Of Speech V. Human Dignity. Journal of hate studies, 16(1), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.33972/jhs.152

This study discusses the issue of offence to sensibilities as possible grounds for limiting freedom of expression. This issue is constantly brought to the public agenda, as for example, in the limitation imposed in Israel on the playing of Richard Wa... Read More about Taking Profound Offence Seriously - Freedom Of Speech V. Human Dignity.

History of track two peace negotiations: Interview with Hussein Agha (2020)
Journal Article
Cohen-Almagor, R. (2021). History of track two peace negotiations: Interview with Hussein Agha. Israel Studies, 26(1), 47-72. https://doi.org/10.2979/israelstudies.26.1.03

© 2021 Indiana University. All rights reserved. The article records my interview with Track Two Palestinian peace negotiator Hussein Agha. We discussed his own involvement in the peace process; the Oslo Accords; the Stockholm channel; the Beilin/Abu... Read More about History of track two peace negotiations: Interview with Hussein Agha.

Cyberbullying, Moral Responsibility, and Social Networking: Lessons from the Megan Meier Tragedy (2020)
Journal Article
Cohen-Almagor, R. (2020). Cyberbullying, Moral Responsibility, and Social Networking: Lessons from the Megan Meier Tragedy. European Journal of Analytic Philosophy, 16(1), 75-98. https://doi.org/10.31820/ejap.16.1.4

This paper addresses the concepts of moral and social responsibility on the Internet in considering the most troubling phenomenon of cyberbullying that results in loss of life. Specifically, I probe the moral and social responsibilities of Internet u... Read More about Cyberbullying, Moral Responsibility, and Social Networking: Lessons from the Megan Meier Tragedy.

Brexit: hatred, lies and UK democracy (2019)
Journal Article
Tyler, C. (2019). Brexit: hatred, lies and UK democracy. Dialogi Polityczne = Political Dialogues, 27(27), 63-82. https://doi.org/10.12775/dp.2019.011

The article analyses the progress of the Brexit debate in the UK from the time that David Cameron announced in 2013 his intention to hold a referendum on the UK’s membership of the UK up until the calling of the 2019 UK General Election. It considers... Read More about Brexit: hatred, lies and UK democracy.

The uneasy case for parsimony in (law and) economics: conceptual, empirical and normative arguments (2019)
Journal Article
Cserne, P. (2019). The uneasy case for parsimony in (law and) economics: conceptual, empirical and normative arguments. Global jurist, 19(3), https://doi.org/10.1515/gj-2019-0001

Taking Guido Calabresi’s discussion of preferences and value judgements in The Future of Law and Economics as a starting point, this paper analyses some conceptual difficulties, epistemic benefits and normative uses of parsimonious economic analyses... Read More about The uneasy case for parsimony in (law and) economics: conceptual, empirical and normative arguments.

Racism and hate speech – A critique of Scanlon’s Contractual Theory (2019)
Journal Article
Cohen-Almagor, R. (2019). Racism and hate speech – A critique of Scanlon’s Contractual Theory. First Amendment Studies, 1-26. https://doi.org/10.1080/21689725.2019.1601579

The First Amendment is an important value in American liberal polity. Under this value, racism, hate speech and offensive speech are protected speech. This article scrutinizes one of the clear representatives of the American liberal polity - Thomas S... Read More about Racism and hate speech – A critique of Scanlon’s Contractual Theory.

Not ‘us’ and ‘them’: towards a normative legal theory of mental health vulnerability (2018)
Journal Article
Bielby, P. (2019). Not ‘us’ and ‘them’: towards a normative legal theory of mental health vulnerability. International journal of law in context, 15(1), 51-67. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1744552318000149

In this article, I develop the basis of a normative legal theory of mental health vulnerability. In Section 1, I conceptualise mental health vulnerability by integrating a universal understanding of vulnerability with a subjective-evaluative, psychos... Read More about Not ‘us’ and ‘them’: towards a normative legal theory of mental health vulnerability.

Trans people and the Church of England: disadvantage and microaggressions (2017)
Journal Article
Clucas, R. (2017). Trans people and the Church of England: disadvantage and microaggressions. Modern believing, 58(4), 321-342. https://doi.org/10.3828/mb.2017.22

In this article, I discuss the situation of trans people within the Church of England. I outline instances of legal and institutional discrimination in the following situations: the Equality Act 2010 in the context of employment, promotion and traini... Read More about Trans people and the Church of England: disadvantage and microaggressions.

Restorative justice for victims: inherent limits? (2017)
Journal Article
Johnstone, G. (2017). Restorative justice for victims: inherent limits?. Restorative justice, 5(3), 382-395. https://doi.org/10.1080/20504721.2017.1390999

Campaigners for restorative justice suggest that we should deal with criminal behaviour by encouraging those responsible to repair the harm they have caused and that those who cause and suffer harm should be at the centre of deliberation and decision... Read More about Restorative justice for victims: inherent limits?.

Common good politics: British Idealism and social justice in the contemporary world (2016)
Book
Tyler, C. (2016). Common good politics: British Idealism and social justice in the contemporary world. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-32404-3

© The Editor(s) and The Author(s) 2017. This book examines the British tradition of common good politics, both historically and in the contemporary world. We live in a time when many anti-Conservative parties and voters feel a profound sense of crisi... Read More about Common good politics: British Idealism and social justice in the contemporary world.