Adam Etinson

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Publications

Books

Human Rights: Moral or Political? (Edited Volume) Oxford University Press, 2018 [Introduction & Table of Contents PDF].

 

Articles

On Falling Short (In Progress)

The Lure of Minimalism (In Progress)

What's So Special About Human Dignity? (In Progress)

On "Aristocratic" Dignity (Submitted) - European Journal of Political Theory - for a special issue on Andrea Sangiovanni's Humanity Without Dignity (HUP, 2017).

Conversation - New Literary History (2018)

Some Myths About Ethnocentrism - Australasian Journal of Philosophy (2017)

On Shareable Reasons: A Comment on Forst - Journal of Social Philosophy (2014)

Human Rights, Claimability, and the Uses of Abstraction - Utilitas (2013)

Political and Naturalistic Conceptions of Human Rights: A False Polemic? (with S. Matthew Liao) - The Journal of Moral Philosophy (2012)

Aboriginal Oral History Evidence and Canadian Law - Central European Journal of Canadian Studies (2008)

 

Essays, Chapters, Reviews, and Op-Eds

How High to Dream? - The Times Literary Supplement (July 25, 2018), with a follow-up reply to letters to the editor on August 17, 2018.

Is a Life Without Struggle Worth Living? - The Stone, The New York Times, October 2nd, 2017.

Book Review: Reframing the Intercultural Dialogue on Human Rights: A Philosophical Approach, by Jeffrey Flynn - Political Theory (2017)

Of Cannibals, Kings, and Culture: The Problem of Ethnocentricity - The Stone, The New York Times, February 17th, 2013. Reprinted in The Stone Reader: Modern Philosophy in 133 Arguments (W.W. Norton & Co.: 2015 - link) & Modern Ethics in 77 Arguments: A Stone Reader (W.W. Norton & Co.: 2017 - link)

A Rights-Based Utopia? - Human Rights Quarterly (2012). Also in: The Utopian (link), with a response by Samuel Moyn (link).

100 Days of Student Protests in Québec: Printemps Érable or Much Ado about Nothing? (with Carlos Fraenkel) - Dissent, 2012.

To Be or Not to Be? Charles Beitz on the Philosophy of Human Rights - Res Publica (2010).

Cosmopolitanism: Cultural, Moral, and Political - Sovereign Justice: Global Justice in a World of Nations (de Gruyter: New York, 2010).