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The Morality and Global Justice Reader

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 439 Nombre de pages
Informationen zum Autor Michael Boylan received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and is professor of philosophy at Marymou... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor Michael Boylan received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and is professor of philosophy at Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including Philosophy: An Innovative Introduction (with Charles Johnson) and Critical Inquiry: The Process of Argument, both published by Westview Press. Zusammenfassung This cutting-edge volume of original essays features a diverse, international team of prominent scholars examining issues of morality and justice within a global perspective. The chapters are grouped according to an integrative design that progresses from normative principles to normative theories to normative applications. Applications chapters address current significant and provocative topics such as poverty and the global economy global health religion war and gender, identity, and family. Distinguished philosopher and volume editor Michael Boylan provides a unifying introduction to each section. In addition, an abstract and list of key words provide readers with an informative entry into each reading. An engaging resource for all students of philosophy and politics, The Morality and Global Justice Reader not only offers an essential foundation of global justice and its policy implications, but also aims to inspire readers to positive action for change.A single-authored volume by Michael Boylan, Morality and Global Justice: Justifications and Applications , is also available as a complementary or a standalone text. Inhaltsverzeichnis Preface PART ONE: NORMATIVE PRINCIPLES Chapter 1 Global Human Rights ROBERT PAUL CHURCHILL Chapter 2 On Justifying Human Rights JOHN-STEWART GORDON Chapter 3 When Is Ignorance Morally Objectionable? JULIE E. KIRSCH Chapter 4 The Ethics of Otherness WANDA TEAYS PART TWO: NORMATIVE THEORIES Chapter 5 Consequentialism and Global Ethics HALLVARD LILLEHAMMER Chapter 6 How to Think About Global Duties CHRISTIAN ILLIES PART THREE: NORMATIVE APPLICATIONS Poverty and the Global Economy Chapter 7 Collective Responsibility and Global Poverty SEUMAS MILLER Chapter 8 Building Wealth with Conditional Cash Transfers MICHAEL BOYLAN 3 Chapter 9 Ethics and Global Finance KLAUS STEIGLEDER Chapter 10 Global Business and Global Justice NIEN-HE HSIEH Global Health Chapter 11 Global Health Justice MICHAEL J. SELGELID Chapter 12 Access to Life-Saving Medicines DORIS SCHROEDER, THOMAS POGGE, AND PETER SINGER Religion Chapter 13 What Price Theocracy? LAURA PURDY Chapter 14 Global Ethics in the Academy JAMES A. DONAHUE War Chapter 15 The Law of Peoples DAVID CUMMISKEY Chapter 16 Cosmopolitan Revisions of Just War GABRIEL PALMER-FERNANDEZ Gender, Identity, and Family Chapter 17 Women on the Move ROSEMARIE TONG Chapter 18 Gender and Sex Development SIMONA GIORDANO Chapter 19 Duties to Children MICHAEL BOYLAN About the Contributors Index ...

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Michael Boylan received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and is professor of philosophy at Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including Philosophy: An Innovative Introduction (with Charles Johnson) and Critical Inquiry: The Process of Argument, both published by Westview Press.

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Specially invited essays by an international team of authors, addressing principles, theories, and applications of morality and justice within a global perspective



Contenu

Introduction

 

Normative Principles

Introduction

 

Global Human Rights

Robert Paul Churchill

On Justifying Human Rights

John-Stewart Gordon

When is Ignorance Morally Objectionable?

Julie Kirsch

The Ethics of Otherness

Wanda Teays

Normative Theories

Introduction

 

Consequentialism and Global Ethics

Hallvard Lillehammer

How to Think about Global Duties: A Deontological Approach

Christian Illies

 

Normative Applications

 

Poverty and the Global Economy

Introduction

Collective Responsibility

Seumas Miller

Building Wealth with Conditional Cash Transfers: A Strategy for Economic Mobility

Michael Boylan

Ethics and Global Finance

Klaus Steigleder

Global Business and Global Justice

Nien-He Hsieh

 

Global Health and the Environment

Introduction

Global Health Justice

Michael J. Selgelid

Intellectual Property Rights and Access to Life-Saving Medicines

Doris Schroeder, Thomas Pogge, and Peter Singer

Challenges to the Global Environment

Andrew Light

 

Religion

Introduction

What Price Theocracy?

Laura Purdy

Global Ethics in the Academy

James A. Donahue

 

War

Introduction

The Law of Peoples

David Cummiskey

Cosmopolitan Revisions of Just War

Gabriel Palmer Fernandez

 

Gender, Identity, and Family

Introduction

Women on the Move

Rosmarie Tong

Gender and Sex Development

Simona Giordano

Duties to Children

Michael Boylan

Détails sur le produit

Titre: The Morality and Global Justice Reader
Sous-titre: The Reader
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780813344331
ISBN: 978-0-8133-4433-1
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Little, Brown and Company
Genre: Philosophie
nombre de pages: 439
Poids: g
Taille: H229mm x B152mm
Année: 2011