Monthly Archives: May 2010

Care and the Liberal Theory of Justice

The feminist idea of care is both a response to the canon of ethical and political theory as well as an alternative approach to that cannon. In this essay, I contend that caring relationships are a valuable and necessary component … Continue reading

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Feminism and the Social Contract

Introduction A feminist analysis of any major thinker or school of thought within the historical canon of political theory is bound to find many problems. This is surely the case when considering the social contract tradition and the most prominent … Continue reading

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Wealth and Pride in the OT

I taught parts of Deuteronomy in my Sunday School class this past Sunday. The class is with high school juniors and seniors. They are a great group (and not just because I brought donuts today). During Priesthood I wrote down … Continue reading

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On the Saying “Love the Sinner, Hate the Sin”

Not sure if I hate the sin, but I hate this saying. I have been thinking about the idea of autonomy developed by Immanuel Kant. For Kant, the thing which makes humans special (and deserving of dignity) is that they … Continue reading

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