Justice across Boundaries: Whose Obligations?

Justice across Boundaries: Whose Obligations?

by Onora O'Neill


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107538177
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/18/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Onora O'Neill, Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve, is a former Principal of Newnham College, Cambridge. She sits as a cross-bench peer in the House of Lords and is Emeritus Honorary Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge. She has published widely on Kant's philosophy and her most recent publications include Acting on Principle, 2nd edition (Cambridge, 2013).

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. Hunger across Boundaries: 1. Lifeboat Earth; 2. Rights, obligations and world hunger; 3. Rights to compensation; Part II. Justifications across Boundaries: 4. Justice and boundaries; 5. Ethical reasoning and ideological pluralism; 6. Bounded and cosmopolitan justice; 7. Pluralism, positivism and the justification of human rights; Part III. Action across Boundaries: 8. From Edmund Burke to twenty-first-century human rights: abstraction, circumstances and globalisation; 9. From statist to global conceptions of justice; 10. Global justice: whose obligations?; 11. Agents of justice; 12. The dark side of human rights; Part IV. Health across Boundaries: 13. Public health or clinical ethics: thinking beyond borders; 14. Broadening bioethics: clinical ethics, public health and global health; Index.

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