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Jeppe von Platz
University of Richmond
  1. Robin Hood Justice: Why Robin Hood Took From the Rich and Gave to the Poor (and We Should Too).Jeppe von Platz - 2016 - Public Affairs Quarterly 3 (2).
    The legend of Robin Hood exemplifies a distinct concern of justice neglected by theorists: the distributive results of systemic injustices. Robin Hood’s redistributive activities are justified by the principle that the distributive results of systemic injustices are unjust and should be corrected. This principle has relevance beyond the legend: since current inequalities in the US are results of systemic injustices, the US has good reason to take from the rich and give to the poor.
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  2. The Structural Diversity of Historical Injustices.Jeppe von Platz & David A. Reidy - 2006 - Journal of Social Philosophy 37 (3):360–376.
    Driven by a sharp increase in claims for reparations, reparative justice has become a topic of academic debate. To some extent this debate has been marred by a failure to realize the complexity of reparative justice. In this essay we try to amend this shortcoming. We do this by developing a taxonomy of different kinds of wrongs that can underwrite claims to reparations. We identify four kinds of wrongs: entitlement violations, unjust exclusions from an otherwise acceptable system of entitlements, and (...)
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    Absolute Freedom of Contract: Grotian Lessons for Libertarians.Jeppe von Platz - 2013 - Critical Review: A Journal of Politics and Society 25 (1):107-119.
    Libertarians often rely on arguments that subordinate the principle of liberty to the value of its economic consequences. This invites the question of what a pure libertarian theory of justice?one that takes liberty as its overriding concern?would look like. Grotius's political theory provides a template for such a libertarianism, but it also entails uncomfortable commitments that can be avoided only by compromising the principle of liberty. According to Grotius, each person should be free to decide how to act as long (...)
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    Reasonable Disagreement and Metaphysical Immodesty: A Comment on Talbott’s Which Rights Should Be Universal?Jeppe von Platz - 2008 - Human Rights Review 9 (2):167-179.
    Talbott grounds human rights in a moral epistemology that supports metaphysical immodesty but requires epistemic modesty. Metaphysical immodesty provides prescriptive confidence, while epistemic modesty prevents moral imperialism. I offer some reasons for doubting that Talbott’s moral epistemology yields the desired result. Insofar as Talbott aims for a determinate conception of human rights that could serve as the backbone of a system of international law, Talbott must deal with issues of reasonable disagreement, and for these issues, epistemic modesty provides no guarantee (...)
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    Freedom as both Fact and Postulate.Jeppe von Platz - 2013 - In Margit Ruffing, Claudio La Rocca, Alfredo Ferrarin & Stefano Bacin (eds.), Kant Und Die Philosophie in Weltbürgerlicher Absicht: Akten des Xi. Kant-Kongresses 2010. De Gruyter. pp. 533-546.
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    Larry D. Kramer, The People Themselves: Popular Constitutionalism and Judicial Review. [REVIEW]Jeppe von Platz - 2006 - Journal of Value Inquiry 40 (1):97-101.
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    Review: James, David, Rousseau and German Idealism: Freedom, Dependence and Necessity[REVIEW]Jeppe von Platz - 2015 - Kantian Review 20 (1):155-162.
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    David James, Rousseau and German Idealism: Freedom, Dependence and Necessity Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013 Pp. 243 ISBN 9781107037854 $99.00. [REVIEW]Jeppe von Platz - 2015 - Kantian Review 20 (1):155-162.
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    Henry E. Allison, Kant's Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals: A Commentary Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011 Pp. 432, Pbk, $45.00 ISBN: 9780199691548. [REVIEW]Jeppe von Platz - 2013 - Kantian Review 18 (2):317-322.
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    Justice and the Meritocratic State, Written by Thomas Mulligan. [REVIEW]Jeppe von Platz - 2019 - Journal of Moral Philosophy 16 (5):675-678.
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    Katerina Deligiorgi, The Scope of Autonomy: Kant and the Morality of Freedom, Oxford University Press. [REVIEW]Jeppe Von Platz - 2014 - Mind 123 (491):886-891.
  12. Lectures on the History of Political Philosophy, by John Rawls, S. Freeman Ed. Harvard University Press, 2007. [REVIEW]Jeppe von Platz - 2009 - Journal of Value Inquiry 43 (1).
     
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  13. Negative Perfectionism.Jeppe von Platz - 2012 - Philosophy and Public Issues - Filosofia E Questioni Pubbliche 2 (1):101-122.
    In this essay I defend a variety of political perfectionism that I call negative perfectionism. Negative perfectionism is the position that if some design of the basic structure of society promotes objectively bad human living, then this should count as a reason against it. To give this hypothetical some bite, I draw on Rousseau’s diagnosis of the maladies of his society to defend two further claims: first, that some human lives are objectively bad, and, second, that some designs of the (...)
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    Principles of Distributive Justice.Jeppe von Platz - 2018 - In David Boonin, Katrina L. Sifferd, Tyler K. Fagan, Valerie Gray Hardcastle, Michael Huemer, Daniel Wodak, Derk Pereboom, Stephen J. Morse, Sarah Tyson, Mark Zelcer, Garrett VanPelt, Devin Casey, Philip E. Devine, David K. Chan, Maarten Boudry, Christopher Freiman, Hrishikesh Joshi, Shelley Wilcox, Jason Brennan, Eric Wiland, Ryan Muldoon, Mark Alfano, Philip Robichaud, Kevin Timpe, David Livingstone Smith, Francis J. Beckwith, Dan Hooley, Russell Blackford, John Corvino, Corey McCall, Dan Demetriou, Ajume Wingo, Michael Shermer, Ole Martin Moen, Aksel Braanen Sterri, Teresa Blankmeyer Burke, Jeppe von Platz, John Thrasher, Mary Hawkesworth, William MacAskill, Daniel Halliday, Janine O’Flynn, Yoaav Isaacs, Jason Iuliano, Claire Pickard, Arvin M. Gouw, Tina Rulli, Justin Caouette, Allen Habib, Brian D. Earp, Andrew Vierra, Subrena E. Smith, Danielle M. Wenner, Lisa Diependaele, Sigrid Sterckx, G. Owen Schaefer, Markus K. Labude, Harisan Unais Nasir, Udo Schuklenk, Benjamin Zolf & Woolwine (eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Philosophy and Public Policy. Springer Verlag. pp. 397-408.
    What is a just distribution of economic benefits and burdens? Principles of distributive justice help us answer this and related questions about how we should design the economic system. Principles of distributive justice guide our perception and judgment by telling us what facts to care about and when and why these facts reveal justice or injustice in the distribution of some good or burden. Thus, these principles bridge the gap between basic normative categories of right and wrong and facts about (...)
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    Person to Person: A Note on the Ethics of Commodification.Jeppe von Platz - 2017 - Journal of Value Inquiry 51 (4):647-653.
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    Reidar Maliks, Kant’s Politics in Context Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014 Pp. 195 ISBN 9780199645152 $85.00. [REVIEW]Jeppe von Platz - 2015 - Kantian Review 20 (3):492-497.
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    Social Cooperation and Basic Economic Rights: A Rawlsian Route to Social Democracy.Jeppe von Platz - 2016 - Journal of Social Philosophy 47 (3):288-308.
    The central idea of Rawls’s theory of justice is the idea of democratic society as a fair system of cooperation between free and equal citizens. The moral powers of democratic citizens are the capacities presupposed by this idea. Rawls identifies two such powers, the capacity for a conception of the good and the capacity for a sense of justice. I argue that the idea of democratic citizenship presupposes also a third moral power: the capacity for working. Since the basic rights (...)
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    Singularity Without Equivalence: The Complex Unity of Kant’s Categorical Imperative.Jeppe von Platz - 2016 - Journal of Value Inquiry 50 (2):369-384.
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    The Injustice of Alienation in Advance.Jeppe von Platz - forthcoming - Social Theory and Practice.
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    The Ideal of Peace and the Morality of War.Jeppe von Platz - 2015 - Theoria: A Journal of Social and Political Theory 62 (145).
    According to both common wisdom and long-standing tradition, the ideal of peace is central to the morality of war. I argue that this notion is mistaken, not because peace is unachievable and utopian, though it might be for many of today’s asymmetrical conflicts; nor because the pursuit of peace is counterproductive, though, again, it might be for many of today’s conflicts; the problem, rather, is that the pursuit of peace is not a proper objective of war.
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    The Injustice of Alienation.Jeppe von Platz - 2021 - Social Theory and Practice 47 (2):397-424.
    I articulate and defend a Rousseauvian theory of alienation and argue that thus construed non-alienation is a requirement of justice. On the Rousseauvian account, alienation is a process whereby social and economic conditions produce a particular sort of moral-psychological failure. Alienation is undesirable in itself, but it also makes the alienated person miserable, wicked, and unfree. Since our social and economic conditions are chosen, we should choose those that do not have these undesirable consequences.
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  22. The Metaphysics of Vice: Kant and the Problem of Moral Freedom.Jeppe von Platz - 2015 - Rethinking Kant 4.
    In line with the tradition running from Ancients through Christian thought, Kant affirms the idea of moral freedom: that true freedom consists in moral self-determination. The idea of moral freedom raises the problem of moral freedom: if freedom is moral self-determination, it seems that the wicked are not free and therefore not responsible for their wrongdoings. In this essay I discuss Kant's solution to this problem. I argue that Kant distinguishes between four modalities of freedom as moral self-determination and that (...)
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    The Principle of Merit and the Capital-Labour Split.Jeppe von Platz - forthcoming - Economics and Philosophy:1-23.
    Some meritocratic defenders of capitalism rely on the principle that cooperators should receive a share of the product commensurate with their contribution. However, such defences of capitalism fail due to a dilemma. Either they rely on an understanding of contribution that arguably will be reflected by the capital-labour split in suitably idealized capitalist economies, but cannot serve as a plausible standard of merit; or they rely on an interpretation of contribution that is a plausible standard of merit, but which won’t (...)
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