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Aiding the Poor in Present and Future Generations: Some Reflections on a Simple Model  

Nicole Hassoun

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Feb 2020
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Apr 2020
This chapter discusses and brings together two lines of research on global justice—the first on aiding the poor and the second on obligations to those in future generations. This is ... More

At the Limits of Rhetoric: Authority, Commonplace, and the Role of Literature in Carl Schmitt  

Johannes Türk

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Jan 2017
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Sep 2015
This chapter analyzes the systematic relationship of Carl Schmitt’s oeuvre to rhetoric, arguing that his work cannot be detached from its engagement in a simultaneously metaphysical and ... More

Capabilities, Freedom, and Severe Poverty  

Thom Brooks

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Feb 2020
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Apr 2020
Severe poverty is a key challenge for theorists of global justice. Most theorists have approached this issue primarily by developing accounts for understanding which kinds of duties have ... More

Climate Change Ethics and the Problem of End-State Solutions  

Thom Brooks

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Feb 2020
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Apr 2020
How best to response to climate change is one of the most pressing challenges facing us all. Proposed solutions come in one of two approaches. The first is conservationist, seeking to ... More

A Critical Theory of Transnational (In-)Justice: Realistic in the Right Way  

Rainer Forst

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Feb 2020
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Apr 2020
This chapter develops a critical theory of transnational justice. Its normative basis is a democratic conception of justice as justification grounded in a constructivist conception of ... More

Deliberative Law  

David Ponet and Ethan J. Leib

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Sep 2018
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Oct 2018
The “systemic turn” in deliberative democractic theory builds off the critical insight that one instance or site of deliberation does not legitimate an entire political system. But ... More

Distant Strangers and the Illusion of Separation: Climate, Development, and Disaster  

Henry Shue

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Feb 2020
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Apr 2020
The human relationships underlying both international justice and intergenerational justice are less distant than commonly assumed, as Samuel Scheffler has argued, because causal webs ... More

The Human Right to Democracy and the Pursuit of Global Justice  

Pablo Gilabert

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Feb 2020
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Apr 2020
This chapter addresses two interconnected questions about human rights and the pursuit of global justice: Is there a human right to democracy? How does the achievement of human rights, ... More

Immigration  

David Miller

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Feb 2020
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Apr 2020
This chapter analyzes the debate between advocates of open borders and defenders of the state’s right to control immigration. It examines four arguments for the former view. (1) As common ... More

International Law  

Steven R. Ratner

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Feb 2020
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Apr 2020
International law is central to both the discourse and practice of global justice. It offers a critical institutional site for transforming theories about global justice into binding rules ... More

Just Global Health: Integrating Human Rights and Common Goods  

John Tasioulas and Effy Vayena

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Feb 2020
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Apr 2020
This chapter offers an integrated account of two strands of global health justice: health-related human rights and health-related common goods. After sketching a general understanding of ... More

Motivating Solidarity with Distant Others: Empathic Politics, Responsibility, and the Problem of Global Justice  

Carol C. Gould

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Feb 2020
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Apr 2020
It is widely acknowledged that although people show considerable concern about the well-being of family, friends, and others close to them, perhaps extending to their own national group, ... More

Personal Responsibility and Global Injustice  

Kok-Chor Tan

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Feb 2020
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Apr 2020
On what is called the “institutional approach” to justice, the primary duty that justice agents have in cases where just institutional arrangements are lacking is that of doing their part ... More

Political Legitimacy And Territorial Rights  

Christopher Heath Wellman

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Feb 2020
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Apr 2020
Few deny that states should be delineated territorially, but questions abound as to what moral rights states can claim to which parcels of territory. In other words, even if one assumes ... More

Settlement and the Right to Exclude  

Anna Stilz

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Feb 2020
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Apr 2020
A number of theorists have recently offered a freedom-based argument for the right to migrate. This chapter adopts this account and asks whether the right to global free movement can be ... More

Thinking Normatively about Global Justice without Systematic Reflection on Global Capitalism: The Paradigmatic Case of Rawls  

Jiwei Ci

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Feb 2020
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Apr 2020
Given the huge impact of capitalism on global justice, it is a significant weakness of liberal political philosophy devoted to global justice that it has paid relatively little attention to ... More

Thomas Pogge’s Conception of Taking the Global Institutional Order as the Object of Justice Assessments  

Arthur Chin

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Feb 2020
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Apr 2020
Might our reasoning about social justice at the domestic level—for instance, with regard to the kind of objects that our justice assessments are immediately concerned with and the content ... More

Transforming Global Justice Theorizing: Indigenous Philosophies  

Krushil Watene

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Feb 2020
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Apr 2020
Indigenous philosophies are essential to indigenous peoples’ self-determination, and essential to the pursuit and realization of justice for indigenous peoples globally. Given this ... More

What Second-Best Scenarios Reveal about Ideals of Global Justice  

Christian Barry and David Wiens

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Feb 2020
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Apr 2020
While there need be no conflict in theory between addressing global inequality (inequalities between people worldwide) and addressing domestic inequality (inequalities between people within ... More

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