RSSIssue 29.2

An Interview with Jim Sleeper on the Future of Liberal Education

An Interview with Jim Sleeper on the Future of Liberal Education

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JIM SLEEPER AND ZACH DORFMAN

In this EIA interview, Jim Sleeper, author of “Innocents Abroad: Liberal Educators in Illiberal Societies,” talks about the expansion of American universities overseas—and how these ventures are testing the limits of liberal education.

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The Responsibility to Protect Turns Ten

| June 2015
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The Responsibility to Protect has become an established international norm associated with positive changes to the way that international society responds to genocide and mass atrocities. With only a few exceptions, states accept that they have committed to RtoP and agree on the principle’s core elements.

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Just War Theory and the Last of Last Resort

| June 2015
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Last resort should be jettisoned from the just war tradition because adhering to it can require causing or allowing severe harms to a greater number of innocents than if an alternative, violent policy were enacted.

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Innocents Abroad? Liberal Educators in Illiberal Societies

Innocents Abroad? Liberal Educators in Illiberal Societies

| June 2015
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JIM SLEEPER

Is anything in liberal education nonnegotiable? With numerous expansions abroad, American universities are testing these limits.

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Human Rights Law Without Natural Moral Rights

Human Rights Law Without Natural Moral Rights

| June 2015
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In his latest work, Allen Buchanan outlines a novel framework for assessing the system of international human rights law—the system that he takes to be the heart of modern human rights practice. The book is brimming with new ideas and insights, with three main claims that have particularly interesting implications.

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