Intergenerational Justice: Rights and Responsibilities in an Intergenerational Polity

Intergenerational Justice: Rights and Responsibilities in an Intergenerational Polity

by Janna Thompson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415996280
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/11/2009
Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy Series
Pages: 198
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Janna Thompson is an Associate Professor at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia. She is the author of Taking Responsibility for the Past and other articles and books on historical obligations, environmental ethics and intergenerational justice.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Towards a Theory of Justice for an Intergenerational Polity 2. Justice, Identity and Existence 3. Lifetime-Transcending Interests 4. Lifetime-Transcending Interests and Duties to Past People 5. Citizenship and Responsibility for the Past 6. Being Just to Future Citizens 7. Generational Rights and Duties 8. Fair Shares 9. Creating Future Generations 10. Sustainability and Future Generations 11. Global Intergenerational Justice

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