Politics & Poetics, Volume II:

Compassion & Community

Project editor: Louise Parker

Status of issue: OPEN (submissions welcome)


Call for papers can be viewed here


Publication: Rolling - we publish articles as they clear peer review


Number of articles currently in peer review: 3

Number of accepted articles: 3




Table of Contents


Editorial Essay






Peer-Reviewed Articles


R Ekins, 'The Bounds of Compassion and the Dissolution of Nations'

Full Article PDF


M Sławkowski-Rode, 'Compassion, Mourning and Sharing the World'

Full Article PDF


D Burbidge, 'The uncomfortable question of urgency for liberal thought: A dialogue between John Locke’s Two Treatises of Government and contemporary liberal theory'

Full Article PDF



Book Reviews


P Hampson, Review of Paul Bloom, Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion

Full book review as PDF


B Koons, Review of David Riesbeck, Aristotle on Political Community

Full book review as PDF


J Harmat, Review of Yoram Hazony, The Philosophy of Hebrew Scripture

Full book review as PDF



Supplement of discussion papers


N Helms & J Simmons, 'Compassion as a Public Vice'

Full Article PDF

J Valberg, 'Deception'

Full Article PDF

S Hughes, 'Compassion & Moral Philosophy'

Full Article PDF

Cover image: sculpture of John Locke from the Dallas Column by Alexander Stoddart, Paisley, Scotland, UK. Artist's website.


ISSN: 2543-666X

Volume II: Compassion & Community

Politics & Poetics

Volume II


& Community