Boundaries and Justice: Diverse Ethical Perspectives

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"The subject of this book is an extremely important one. The treatments are good, and the whole is considerably more than its parts. I strongly recommend it."—Lee Yearley, Stanford University

"This is an excellent volume on an important subject. A number of very highly respected contributors bring a range of perspectives to bear on several carefully framed questions related to boundaries. The book will interest a large number of people, in ethical and political philosophy, international law, political science, and international relations. It is an important contribution to the debate over boundaries and does the rare service of bringing together a wide variety of ethical traditions to bear on the issue."—Margaret Moore, University of Waterloo

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Editorial Reviews

Journal of the American Academy of Religion - Dana W. Wilbanks
[This] collection of essays is very rich in ideas and in implications. It explores a vital set of questions and ethical concepts. The book leaves me wanting more such volumes that explore the boundaries of justice from varied ethical perspectives.
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"[This] collection of essays is very rich in ideas and in implications. It explores a vital set of questions and ethical concepts. The book leaves me wanting more such volumes that explore the boundaries of justice from varied ethical perspectives."—Dana W. Wilbanks, Journal of the American Academy of Religion

Journal of the American Academy of Religion
[This] collection of essays is very rich in ideas and in implications. It explores a vital set of questions and ethical concepts. The book leaves me wanting more such volumes that explore the boundaries of justice from varied ethical perspectives.
— Dana W. Wilbanks
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780691088006
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press
  • Publication date: 10/1/2001
  • Series: Ethikon Series in Comparative Ethics Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 344
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
Contributors ix
Introduction by David Miller and Sohail H. Hashmi 3
Chapter One: Christian Attitudes toward Boundaries: Metaphysical and Geographical by Richard B. Miller 15
Chapter Two: The Value of Limited Loyalty: Christianity, the Nation, and Territorial Boundaries by Nigel Biggar 38
Chapter Three: Toward a Liberal Theory of National Boundaries by Loren Lomasky 55
Chapter Four: Hard Borders, Compensation, and Classical Liberalism by Hillel Steiner 79
Chapter Five: Territorial Boundaries and Confucianism by Joseph Chan 89
Chapter Six: Boundaries of the Body and Body Politic in Early Confucian Thought by Michael Nylan 112
Chapter Seven: International Law, Boundaries, and Imagination by Robert McCorquodale 136
Chapter Eight: Territorial Sovereignty: Command, Title, and the Expanding Claims of the Commons by Raul C. Pangalangan 164
Chapter Nine: Islamic Perspectives on Territorial Boundaries and Autonomy by M. Raquibuz Zaman 183
Chapter Ten: Religion and the Maintenance of Boundaries: An Islamic View by Sulayman Nyang 203
Chapter Eleven: Land and People: One Jewish Perspective by David Novak 213
Chapter Twelve: Contested Boundaries: Judaic Visions of a Shared World by Noam J. Zohar 237
Chapter Thirteen: Territorial Boundaries: A Liberal Egalitarian Perspective by Will Kymlicka 249
Chapter Fourteen: Group Boundaries, Individual Barriers by Russell Hardin 276
Chapter Fifteen: Boundaries, Ownership, and Autonomy: A Natural Law Perspective by Joseph Boyle 296
Chapter Sixteen: In Defense of Reasonable Lines: Natural Law from a Natural Rights Perspective by Jeremy Rabkin 317
Chapter Seventeen: The Ethics of Boundaries: A Question of Partial Commitments by Daniel Philpott 335
Index 361

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