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  1. Self-Defeat and the Foundations of Public Reason.Sameer Bajaj - 2017 - Philosophical Studies 174 (12):3133-3151.
    At the core of public reason liberalism is the idea that the exercise of political power is legitimate only if based on laws or political rules that are justifiable to all reasonable citizens. Call this the Public Justification Principle. Public reason liberals face the persistent objection that the Public Justification Principle is self-defeating. The idea that a society’s political rules must be justifiable to all reasonable citizens is intensely controversial among seemingly reasonable citizens of every liberal society. So, the objection (...)
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    On Hillel Steiner’s “A Liberal Theory of Exploitation”.Sameer Bajaj - 2015 - Ethics 125 (4):1157-1159.
  3. Noumenal Power, Reasons, and Justification: A Critique of Forst.Sameer Bajaj & Enzo Rossi - forthcoming - In Ester Herlin-Karnell & Matthias Klatt (eds.), Constitutionalism Justified. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
    In this essay we criticise Rainer Forst's attempt to draw a connection between power and justification, and thus ground his normative theory of a right to justification. Forst draws this connection primarily conceptually, though we will also consider whether a normative connection may be drawn within his framework. Forst's key insight is that if we understand power as operating by furnishing those subjected to it with reasons, then we create a space for the normative contestation of any exercise of power. (...)
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    Landemore, Hélène. Democratic Reason: Politics, Collective Intelligence, and the Rule of the Many.Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2013. Pp. 304. $39.50. [REVIEW]Sameer Bajaj - 2014 - Ethics 124 (2):426-431.
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    The Weight of Fairness.Sameer Bajaj - 2019 - Politics, Philosophy and Economics 18 (4):386-402.
    Many philosophers argue that individuals have duties to do their fair shares of the demands of achieving important common ends. But what happens when some individuals fail to do their fair shares?...
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    Vallier, Kevin. Must Politics Be War? Restoring Our Trust in the Open Society. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. Pp. 256. $90.00 (Cloth). [REVIEW]Sameer Bajaj - 2020 - Ethics 131 (2):411-415.
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    Review: Hélène Landemore, Democratic Reason: Politics, Collective Intelligence, and the Rule of the Many. [REVIEW]Sameer Bajaj - forthcoming - Philosophical Explorations.