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Cosmopolitan Justice

1st Edition

By Darrel Moellendorf


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Increasing global economic integration and recent military interventions in the name of human rights have forced questions of global justice into political discussions. Is the unequal distribution of wealth across the globe just? What's wrong with imperialism? Are the most indebted countries obligated to pay back their loans to international financ

Table of Contents

1 Introduction: A Tale of Two Tendencies in International Law, 2 Rawlsian Constructivism and Cosmopolitan Justice, 3 The Borders of Justice, 4 Global Egalitarianism and Imperialism, 5 Cosmopolitan Sovereignty and Justified Intervention, 6 A Cosmopolitan Account of National Self-determination, 7 Political Realism, Pacifism, and the Justice of War, 8 Concluding Remarks: Toward an Egalitarian World Order

About the Author

Darrel Moellendorf is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Institute for Ethics and Public Affairs at San Diego State University.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General