Philosophers On The Syrian Refugees

The Syrian refugee crisis has been the subject of widespread debate, with political rhetoric escalating in recent weeks since the Paris attacks. What would a more careful conversation about the issues look like? To find out, I asked philosophers and political theorists to contribute some brief remarks on the crisis to an installment in the “Philosophers On” series. These are not comprehensive statements, but rather focused thoughts on specific issues, meant to prompt further discussion. Contributing are: Max G. Cherem (Kalamazoo College) — Understanding the Structural Issues Thomas Christiano (University of Arizona) — Morality Is not Risk Free Elizabeth Cohen (Syracuse University) — If not Idealism,..

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