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Ethics in politics, the rights and obligations of individual political agents, edited by Emily M. Crookston, David Killoren, and Jonathan Trerise

Label
Ethics in politics, the rights and obligations of individual political agents, edited by Emily M. Crookston, David Killoren, and Jonathan Trerise
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [339]-360) and index
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Ethics in politics
Medium
electronic resource
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Oclc number
966524390
Responsibility statement
edited by Emily M. Crookston, David Killoren, and Jonathan Trerise
Sub title
the rights and obligations of individual political agents
Table Of Contents
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- PART I Lying in Politics -- 1 Murderers at the Ballot Box: When Politicians May Lie to Bad Voters -- 2 The Greatest Liar Has His Believers: The Social Epistemology of Political Lying -- PART II Nonideal Politicking -- 3 Nonideal Politicians or Nonideal Circumstances? Rethinking Dirty Hands -- 4 In Defense of Partisanship -- 5 A Defense of Senate Obstructionism -- 6 Conviction and Open-Mindedness: A Lesson on Political Revision from Adam Smith -- 7 Voter Ignorance and Deliberative Democracy -- PART III The Ethics of Voter Reasoning -- 8 Must We Vote for the Common Good? -- 9 Gender and the Ethics of Political Representation -- 10 A Demarcation Problem for Political Discourse -- 11 Public Reason and Its Limits: The Role of Truth in Politics -- PART IV Why Vote? -- 12 Why Bad Votes Can Nonetheless Be Cast and Why Bad Voters May Cast Them -- 13 The Rationality of Voting and Duties of Elected Officials -- 14 A Defence of the Right Not to Vote -- 15 Expanding on the Wrongness of Bribery: The Morality of Casting a Vote -- PART V Arguing on Others' Behalf -- 16 Devil's Advocates: On the Ethics of Unjust Legal Advocacy -- 17 Prosecutors, Guilty Pleas, and the Consequences of a Conviction -- 18 Are Lobbyists Lawyers? -- Bibliography -- Index
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