Browse by Specialisation "Political Theory"

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  • Stoetman, Koen (2020-06-28)
    Master Political Science
    In this research, the moral status of Dutch combatants will be considered. Due to changes in the nature of international conflict, Dutch combatants are not only seen as warriors, but also as moral agents. In order to take ...
  • Stoetman, Koen (2021-06-24)
    Master Political Science
    In recent years an increasing amount of women voluntarily opted to join violent extremist organizations. Governments oftentimes fail to respond to female violent extremism, resulting in the compromising of the international ...
  • Linders, Nik (2020-08-14)
    Master Political Science
    This thesis argues that the increasing popular support of ‘The Great Replacement’, an Islamophobic conspiracy theory, may be the result of its partial legitimization by mainstream actors. The stereotypical depiction of ...
  • Vega, Juan-David (2019-06-01)
    Master Political Science
    The history of politics and political theory is, much like the history of humanity, one of change and conflict. In other words, political theory undergoes a process of evolution, much like living organisms; when one dominant ...
  • Hehenkamp, F (2019-07-03)
    Master Political Science
    One of the most frequently heard arguments in the debate about political correctness is that political correctness conflicts with freedom of speech and is therefore objectionable. According to Mill’s harm principle, which ...
  • Wittte de, Roeleke (2019-06-24)
    Master Political Science
    Amongst the inhabitants of today’s Western societies, there is a growing discontent with traditional models of state-level representative democracy. Specifically, the perceived distance between politics and citizens is a ...
  • Schuurmans, Remy (2019-10-19)
    Master Political Science
    The discussion on the permissibility of assisted-suicide has been reignited in The Netherlands following the ‘worthy end-of-life’ legislative proposal. More commonly referred to as the ‘completed life’ (voltooid leven) ...
  • Martin, Jasper (2019-08-12)
    Master Political Science
    An important first disclaimer I wish to make before presenting my arguments is the following: this thesis is limited in its ability to provide a full image of the animal ethics debate. If it were to attempt such an ...
  • Pelikaan, Corjanne (2020-01-28)
    Master Political Science
    This thesis is about the moral obligations of states towards refugees and analyses three different theories on immigration ethics by David Miller, Seyla Benhabib and Joseph Carens. The asylum claims of refugees show the ...
  • Putman, Simon (2020-06-28)
    Master Political Science
    Figures show that over a billion people have left a situation of extreme poverty in recent decades. Although this is unquestionably a positive and desirable development, the image that can arise from this does not tell the ...
  • Stolk, Max (2019-08-12)
    Master Political Science
    In this thesis it is researched whether humanity should adhere to Cixin Liu’s Dark Forest Theory when meeting extraterrestrials for the first time. The theory’s form is comparable to a social contract theory and was therefore ...