Global Justice

Global Justice

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Contributors from several countries discuss the central moral issues arising in the emerging global order: the responsibilities of the strongest societies, moral priorities for the next decades, and the role of intellectuals in view of the huge gap between widely expressed moral ambitions and prevailing political and economic realities.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 280 pages
  • 159 x 227 x 15mm | 420g
  • BLACKWELL PUBLISHERS
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0631227121
  • 9780631227120
  • 1,263,951

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What are the central moral issues arising in the emerging global order? What are the responsibilities of the strongest societies, and the moral priorities for the next decades? Do intellectuals have a role to play in analyzing the huge gap between widely expressed moral ambitions and prevailing political and economic realities? In Global Justice, contributors from several countries discuss these issues.
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Table of contents

1.Thomas W. Pogge: Introduction: Global Justice. 2. Thomas W. Pogge: Priorities of Global Justice. 3. Rudiger Bittner: Morality and World Hunger. 4. Andrew Hurrell: Global Inequality and International Institutions. 5. Wilfried Hinsch: Global Distributive Justice. 6. Lief Wenar: Contractualism and Global Economic Justice. 7. Stephane Chauvier: Justice and Nakedness. 8. Charles R. Beitz: Does Global Inequality Matter?. 9. Simon Caney: Cosmopolitan Justice and Equalizing Opportunities. 10. Stefan Gosepath: The Global Scope of Justice. 11. Rainer Forst: Towards a Critical Theory of Transnational Justice. 12. Onora O'Neill: Agents of Justice. 13. Veronique Zanetti: Global Justice: Is Interventionism Desirable?. 14. Michael W. Doyle: The New Interventionism. 15. Andreas Follesdal: Federal Inequality Among Equals: A Contractualist Defense. Notes on Contributors. Index.
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About Thomas W. Pogge

Thomas W. Pogge is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University and at Oslo University. The author of Realizing Rawls, he also works on Kant and issues of international justice.
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