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The Political Philosophy of Cosmopolitanism
     

The Political Philosophy of Cosmopolitanism

by Harry Brighouse, Gillian Brock
 

ISBN-10: 0521846609

ISBN-13: 9780521846608

Pub. Date: 08/31/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Do national boundaries have fundamental moral significance, or do we have moral obligations to foreigners that are equal to our obligations to our compatriots? The latter position is known as cosmopolitanism, and this volume brings together a number of distinguished political philosophers and theorists to explore cosmopolitanism and the positive arguments that can

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Do national boundaries have fundamental moral significance, or do we have moral obligations to foreigners that are equal to our obligations to our compatriots? The latter position is known as cosmopolitanism, and this volume brings together a number of distinguished political philosophers and theorists to explore cosmopolitanism and the positive arguments that can be made for it. Their essays provide a comprehensive overview of the current state of the debate as well as the alternative visions of cosmopolitanism that will interest a wide range of readers in philosophy, political theory, and law.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521846608
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/31/2005
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
512,615
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction Gillian Brock and Harry Brighouse; 1. Principles of cosmopolitan order David Held; 2. Territorial justice and global redistribution Hillel Steiner; 3. International justice and the basic needs principle David Copp; 4. Cosmopolitans, cosmopolitanism, and human flourishing Christine Sypnowich; 5. Global justice, moral development and democracy Chris Bertram; 6. A cosmopolitan perspective on the global economic order Thomas Pogge; 7. In the national interest Allen Buchanan; 8. Cosmopolitan respect and patriotic concern Richard Miller; 9. Persons' interests, states' duties, and global governance Darrel Moellendorf; 10. The demand of justice and national allegiances Kok-Chor Tan; 11. Cosmopolitanism and the compatriot priority principle Jocelyn Couture and Kai Nielsen; 12. Beyond the social contract: capabilities and global justice Martha Nussbaum; 13. Tolerating injustice Jon Mandle; 14. Cosmopolitan hope Catriona McKinnon.

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