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Parijs, Philippe van 1951-

Works: 185 works in 580 publications in 7 languages and 9,530 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Academic theses 
Roles: Author, Editor, Interviewee, Publishing director, Other, Contributor, Collector, Author of introduction, Honoree, wpr
Classifications: HB846, 362.582
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Most widely held works by Philippe van Parijs
Linguistic justice for Europe and for the world by Philippe van Parijs( )

38 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Europe and throughout the world, competence in English is spreading at a speed never achieved by any language in human history. This apparently irresistible growing dominance of English is frequently perceived and sometimes indignantly denounced as being grossly unjust. Linguistic Justice for Europe and for the World starts off arguing that the dissemination of competence in a common lingua franca is a process to be welcomed and accelerated, most fundamentally because it provides the struggle for greater justice in Europe and in the world with an essential weapon: a cheap medium of communication and of mobilization. However, the resulting linguistic situation can plausibly be regarded as unjust in three distinct senses. Firstly, the adoption of one natural language as the lingua franca implies that its native speakers are getting a free ride by benefiting costlessly from the learning effort of others. Secondly, they gain greater opportunities as a result of competence in their native language becoming a more valuable asset. And thirdly the privilege systematically given to one language fails to show equal respect for the various languages with which different portions of the population concerned identify. The book spells out the corresponding interpretations of linguistic justice as cooperative justice, distributive justice and parity of esteem, respectively. And it discusses systematically a wide range of policies that might help achieve linguistic justice in these three senses, from a linguistic tax on Anglophone countries to the banning of dubbing or the linguistic territoriality principle. Against this background, the book argues that linguistic diversity is not valuable in itself but it will nonetheless need to be protected as a by-product of the pursuit of linguistic justice as parity of esteem
What's wrong with a free lunch? by Philippe van Parijs( )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proposes a Universal Basic Income (UBI) policy, under which all adult members of society would be guaranteed a basic income
Real freedom for all : what (if anything) can justify capitalism? by Philippe van Parijs( Book )

50 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Capitalist societies are full of unacceptable inequalities. Freedom is of paramount importance. These two convictions are widely shared across the world, yet they seem to be completely contradictory with each other. Fighting inequality jeopardizes freedom, and taking freedom seriously boosts inequality. Can this conflict be resolved? In this ground-breaking book, Philippe Van Parijs sets out a new and compelling case for a just society. Assessing and rejecting the claims of both socialism and conventional capitalism, he presents a clear and compelling alternative vision of the just society: a capitalist society offering a substantial and unconditional basic income to all its members. Not just an exercise in political theory, this book goes on to show what his ideal of a free society means in the real world by drawing out its policy implications. It will be essential reading for anyone concerned about the just society and the welfare state as we move into the twenty-first century."--! From publisher's description
Basic income : a radical proposal for a free society and a sane economy by Philippe van Parijs( Book )

14 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in English and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Providing a basic income to everyone, rich or poor, active or inactive, was advocated by Paine, Mill, and Galbraith but the idea was never taken seriously. Today, with the welfare state creaking, it is one of the world's most widely debated proposals. Philippe Van Parijs and Yannick Vanderborght present a comprehensive defense of this radical idea
Evolutionary explanation in the social sciences : an emerging paradigm by Philippe van Parijs( Book )

25 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arguing about justice : essays for Philippe Van Parijs by Axel Gosseries( )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book brings together fifty of today's finest thinkers. They were asked to let their imaginations run free to advance new ideas on a wide range of social and political issues. They did so as friends, on the occasion of Philippe Van Parijs's sixtieth birthday. Rather than restricting themselves to comments on his numerous writings, the authors engage with the topics on which he has focused his attention over the years, especially with the various dimensions of justice, its scope, and its d
Marxism recycled by Philippe van Parijs( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays collected in this book reflect the author's conviction that the Marxist tradition can be kept alive as an essential political component of the Left not through dutiful conservation, but through ruthless recycling. The book draws lessons from the blind alleys to which Marxist thought led, and preserves and develops the most precious insights it contains. In particular, it spells out and defends the controversial notion of a 'capitalist road to communism' that would remain true to the Marxian ideal while embracing capitalism
Arguing for basic income : ethical foundations for a radical reform by Philippe van Parijs( Book )

13 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Redesigning distribution : basic income and stakeholder grants as alternative cornerstones for a more egalitarian capitalism by Bruce A Ackerman( Book )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and German and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a system of stakeholder grants, as discussed by Bruce Ackerman and Anne Alstott, all citizens upon reaching the age of early adulthood receive a substantial one-time lump-sum grant sufficiently large so that all young adults would be significant wealth holders. Ackerman and Alstott propose that this grant be in the vicinity of $80,000 and be financed by an annual wealth tax of roughly 2 percent. A system of stakeholder grants, they argue, "expresses a fundamental responsibility: every American has an obligation to contribute to a fair starting point for all.""--Jacket
Cultural diversity versus economic solidarity : proceedings of the Seventh Francqui Colloquium, Brussels, 28 February-1 March 2003 by Francqui Colloquium( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethique économique et sociale by Christian Arnsperger( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in French and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'éthique peut-elle répondre aux immenses espoirs placés en elle? Seulement si elle s'astreint à une argumentation à la fois rigoureuse et concrète et si elle prend pleinement acte du caractère pluraliste des sociétés. A la fois didactique et engagé, ce livre introduit à la pratique de l'éthique ainsi conçue. Il en présente les références essentielles : approches utilitariste, marxiste, etc
Just democracy : the Rawls-Machiavelli programme by Philippe van Parijs( Book )

17 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"We don't just need democracy. We need just democracy. Among the countless ways in which democracies could be organized, we must not try to adopt the most democratic ones. We must go instead for those that offer the best prospect of making our societies and our world more just. This is the core of the Rawls-Machiavelli programme forcefully advocated and vividly illustrated in this book, a powerful alliance between Rawlsian thinking about social justice and Machiavellian thinking about political institutions. For example, how could our political institutions be reformed in order to better serve intergenerational justice? And how should political institutions be shaped to as to best fit the specific circumstances of deeply divided societies, or of multilingual countries, or of the European Union? This is the sort of question that is being addressed in this unusual combination of rigorous philosophical arguments, detailed historical accounts and bold political proposals."--Publisher's description
Qu'est-ce qu'une société juste? : introduction à la pratique de la philosophie politique by Philippe van Parijs( Book )

10 editions published in 1991 in French and Undetermined and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cette édition numérique a été réalisée à partir d'un support physique, parfois ancien, conservé au sein du dépôt légal de la Bibliothèque nationale de France, conformément à la loi n° 2012-287 du 1er mars 2012 relative à l'exploitation des Livres indisponibles du XXe siècle. Non, l'invective et l'exégèse ne sont pas les seuls registres de la philosophie politique. Il n'est pas nécessaire, pour être pertinent, de se faire pamphlétaire, pas plus qu'il n'est requis, pour être respectable, de se muer en interprète. Il existe une autre manière de faire de la philosophie politique, qui répond aux interpellations du monde sans renoncer aux exigences de l'esprit. L'objectif premier de ce livre est de la montrer à l'œuvre. Pour atteindre cet objectif, Philippe Van Parijs présente ici les références incontournables de la philosophie politique anglo-saxonne contemporaine, dont il est lui-même un des protagonistes. Il en situe les classiques, de Rawls et Nozick à Dworkin et Gauthier. Il en décrit les principaux courants, de l'utilitarisme ordinal au marxisme analytique. Et il en explique les notions fondamentales, de la Pareto-optimalité au critère de non-envie, du maximin à la clause lockéenne, du théorème d'impossibilité d'Arrow à la théorie de l'exploitation de Roemer. Mais surtout, il adopte lui-même la démarche sur laquelle il plaide. Il avance des thèses et en critique d'autres, élucide des controverses, résout des paradoxes, réfute des objections ? tout cela en adoptant, face aux libertariens comme aux marxistes, aux libéraux comme aux communautariens, une attitude sympathie critique qui permet le dialogue sans bannir les convictions. Au-delà d'une présentation dense, claire et compétente des théories contemporaines de la justice, ce livre constitue une initiative vivante et engagée à la pratique de la philosophie politique d'aujourd'hui
Basic income, unemployment and compensatory justice by L. F. M Groot( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Basic Income, Unemployment and Compensatory Justice it is argued that implementing a substantial basic income is the best policy response to deal with unemployment-induced problems such as job insecurity, social exclusion, poverty and lack of compensatory justice on the labour market and to improve labour market flexibility, boost low wage employment and part-time work. Basic Income, Unemployment and Compensatory Justice, with an introductory chapter by Philippe van Parijs, discusses the attractiveness of a substantial basic income to deal with the problem of unemployment, in combination with an ethical perspective of social justice."--BOOK JACKET
Fondements d'une théorie de la justice : essais critiques sur la philosophie politique de John Rawls( Book )

10 editions published in 1984 in French and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultural diversity versus economic solidarity : proceedings of the Seventh Francqui Colloquium, Brussels, 28 February-1 March 2003 by Francqui Colloquium( Book )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Turkish and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le modèle économique et ses rivaux introduction à la pratique de l'épistémologie des sciences sociales by Philippe van Parijs( Book )

13 editions published in 1990 in French and English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein Grundeinkommen für alle? : Geschichte und Zukunft eines radikalen Vorschlags by Yannick Vanderborght( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in German and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La pensée écologiste : essai d'inventaire à l'usage de ceux qui la pratiquent comme de ceux qui la craignent by Frank De Roose( Book )

18 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analisi: ECOLOGIA. In generale
Sauver la solidarité by Philippe van Parijs( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in French and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Real freedom for all : what (if anything) can justify capitalism?
Real freedom for all : what (if anything) can justify capitalism?Marxism recycledRedesigning distribution : basic income and stakeholder grants as alternative cornerstones for a more egalitarian capitalismJust democracy : the Rawls-Machiavelli programmeBasic income, unemployment and compensatory justice
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Parijs Philippe Van 1951-....

Parijs, Phillipe van

Parijs van, Philippe 1951-

Philippe Van Parijs Belgian professor, philosopher and economist

Philippe Van Parijs Belgisch filosoof

Philippe Van Parijs belgischer Ökonom und Philosoph

Philippe Van Parijs filosofo, economista e giurista belga

Philippe Van Parijs Professor belga de filosofia e economia

Van Parijs, P. 1951-

Van Parijs Philippe

Van Parijs, Philippe 1951-

Van Parijs, Phillippe 1951-

VanParijs, Philippe 1951-

فيليب فان باريجس فيلسوف واقتصادي بلجيكي

فیلیپ فان پاریس اقتصاددان و فیلسوف بلژیکی

빠레이스, 필리페 반 1951-

파레이스, 필리페 판 1951-

파레이스, 필리프 판 1951-

필리프 판 파레이스

パリース, P. ヴァン

パリーズ, フィリップ・ヴァン



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