Global Ethics An Introduction
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Description: The field of global ethics draws on traditions of moral theory, mostly derived from western philosophy, in order to address moral problems specific to an increasingly globalised world. This book provides an accessible introduction to the field of global ethics for students of politics, international relations and globalisation. It offers an overview and assessment of key perspectives in global ethics and their implications for substantive moral issues in global politics. These issues include the morality of state and non-state violence, the obligations of rich to poor in a globalising world and the scope and nature of international human rights. The aim of the book is to help non-specialist students understand the assumptions underpinning different moral traditions and to enable them to make up their own minds about the best way of approaching moral judgment and prescription in a shared world, which is nevertheless marked by massive cultural differences and inequalities of power.
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Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Polity Press
Publication date: 4/9/2010
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
|List of Abbreviations|
|What Is Global Ethics?|
|Rationalist Ethical Theories|
|Alternatives to Ethical Rationalism|
|Ethics of International Aid and Development|
|Global Distributive Justice|
|Ethics of War|
|Ethics of Making and Sustaining Peace|
|Global Ethics in a Glocal Context|