The Ethics and Politics of Immigration: Core Issues and Emerging Trends

2017.06.18 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Alex Sager (ed.), The Ethics and Politics of Immigration: Core Issues and Emerging Trends, Rowman and Littlefield, 2016, 276pp.,
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2017.06.18 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Alex Sager (ed.), The Ethics and Politics of Immigration: Core Issues and Emerging Trends, Rowman and Littlefield, 2016, 276pp., $39.95 (pbk), ISBN 9781783486137. Reviewed by Stefan Schlegel, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity It is not an easy task to give focus to a book with the title "The Ethics and Politics of Immigration: Core Issues and Emerging Trends". Alex Sager does a great job of framing such a vast issue in the first and the last chapter. The setting in which he stages the book is one in which migration is still seen as something pathological, and nations not only as natural and given but also as largely benevolent institutions. As he notes in his introduction, "the history of humanity is a history of mobility, but political philosophy has often operated under the assumption of stasis in which migration is ignored or treated as pathological and exceptional". In. . .

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In 1965 a young <em>New Yorker</em> writer&rsquo;s story ideas were rejected, one after another by the editor. Finally he said, &ldquo;<strong>Oranges</strong>.&rdquo; &ldquo;That&rsquo;s very good,&rdquo; replied William Shawn

In 1965 a young New Yorker writer&amp;rsquo;s story ideas were rejected, one after another by the editor. Finally he said, &amp;ldquo;Oranges.&amp;rdquo; &amp;ldquo;That&amp;rsquo;s very good,&amp;rdquo; replied William
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In 1965 a young New Yorker writer’s story ideas were rejected, one after another by the editor. Finally he said, “Oranges.” “That’s very good,” replied William Shawn

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<strong>Why we act as we do</strong>: neurons, neurotransmitters, hormones, teachers, peers, and society. Yet every &ldquo;cause&rdquo; of our behavior is linked to dozens of other variables

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Why we act as we do: neurons, neurotransmitters, hormones, teachers, peers, and society. Yet every “cause” of our behavior is linked to dozens of other variables

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It&rsquo;s one thing to preserve a painting, quite another to preserve art made from bologna or bubble gum. <strong>Should art be made to last</strong>?

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It’s one thing to preserve a painting, quite another to preserve art made from bologna or bubble gum. Should art be made to last?

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<strong>Virginia Woolf's diary</strong>&nbsp;includes her thoughts on other people&rsquo;s diaries. She read lots of them, seeing them as a valuable literary genre

Virginia Woolf&#39;s diary&amp;nbsp;includes her thoughts on other people&amp;rsquo;s diaries. She read lots of them, seeing them as a valuable literary
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Virginia Woolf's diary includes her thoughts on other people’s diaries. She read lots of them, seeing them as a valuable literary genre

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Virtue Epistemology

[Revised entry by John Turri, Mark Alfano, and John Greco on June 16, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Contemporary virtue epistemology (hereafter &#39;VE&#39;) is a diverse collection of
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[Revised entry by John Turri, Mark Alfano, and John Greco on June 16, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Contemporary virtue epistemology (hereafter 'VE') is a diverse collection of approaches to epistemology. At least two central tendencies are discernible among the approaches. First, they view epistemology as a normative discipline. Second, they view intellectual agents and communities as the primary focus of epistemic evaluation, with a focus on the intellectual virtues and vices embodied in and expressed by these agents and communities....

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<p><strong>Virginia Woolf's diary</strong>&nbsp;includes her thoughts on other people&rsquo;s diaries. She read lots of them, seeing them as a valuable literary genre</p>

Virginia Woolf&#39;s diary&amp;nbsp;includes her thoughts on other people&amp;rsquo;s diaries. She read lots of them, seeing them as a valuable literary
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Virginia Woolf's diary includes her thoughts on other people’s diaries. She read lots of them, seeing them as a valuable literary genre

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Newark, N.J., has figured in half of <strong>Philip Roth's novels</strong>. It is an unusually expansive literary portrait of an American city, a chronicle of urban decline

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Newark, N.J., has figured in half of Philip Roth's novels. It is an unusually expansive literary portrait of an American city, a chronicle of urban decline

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&ldquo;Identity is never singular but is multiply constructed,&rdquo; wrote <strong>Stuart Hall</strong>, founder of cultural studies. Do his reflections on his identity help us understand our own?

&amp;ldquo;Identity is never singular but is multiply constructed,&amp;rdquo; wrote Stuart Hall, founder of cultural studies. Do his reflections on his identity help us understand our
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“Identity is never singular but is multiply constructed,” wrote Stuart Hall, founder of cultural studies. Do his reflections on his identity help us understand our own?

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<p><strong>Virginia Woolf's diary</strong>&nbsp;includes her thoughts on other people&rsquo;s diaries. She read lots of them, seeing them as a valuable literary genre</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

Virginia Woolf&#39;s diary&amp;nbsp;includes her thoughts on other people&amp;rsquo;s diaries. She read lots of them, seeing them as a valuable literary
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Virginia Woolf's diary includes her thoughts on other people’s diaries. She read lots of them, seeing them as a valuable literary genre  

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