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  • Civic Flourishing and Individual Freedom: The Political Tension 

    Smith, Natalie (2013-05-24)
    Which is more important: a perfectly flourishing city or a perfectly free individual? All societies at all times and in all places deal with this tension. This thesis looks at thinkers who have answered this question at ...
  • Sovereignty and tianxia: Origin, Development and Comparison 

    Li, Siyao
    The political trajectories of China and Europe have been remarkably different. China is a powerful unitary state with relatively little economic innovation and relatively little identity change throughout its history, ...
  • The War on Terror and the Question of Justice 

    Addison, Brandi
    This thesis project uses the Just War Tradition to consider if the War on Terror qualifies as an ethical war. The question is difficult because the War on Terror differs so markedly from traditional wars that have been ...
  • What Happened to Public Deliberation? 

    Ahrens, Stephanie (2012-05-07)
    Today, discussions about politics look more like battle than thoughtful conversations aimed at working toward the common good. My thesis is an effort to imagine what a more healthy political discourse might look like. ...