Auteur Ryan W. Davis is Associate Professor of Political Science at Brigham Young University. He is interested in how moral disagr...
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Ryan W. Davis is Associate Professor of Political Science at Brigham Young University. He is interested in how moral disagreements affect relationships and reasoning. Most of his work is connected to the value of autonomy in morality and politics. He has a PhD from Princeton University.
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Why It s OK to Own a Gun explores the right to self-defense, but also looks beyond it to what gun ownership fundamentally means in American life. A measured book by a professional philosopher.
1.Introduction 2. Guns, Concepts, and Meaning I: The Value of Shared Identity 3. Guns, Concepts, and Meaning II: The Prospect of Cultural Devastation 4. Guns as a Deontological Right 5. Guns as a Liberal Right. Liberty rights are based on protecting agency 6. Empirical Overview I: What Are the Effects of Gun Ownership in America? 7. Empirical Overview II: Policy Prescriptions 8. Guns and Republicanism I: Undermining the Neo-Republican Case Against Guns 9. Guns and Republicanism II: Can Private Gun Ownership Protect Freedom? 10. Conclusion