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charting responsibilities: From Established Coordinates to Terra Incognita

Margaret Urban Walker

in Moral Understandings: A Feminist Study in Ethics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195315394
eISBN:
9780199872053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315394.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter offers a sustained critique of Robert Goodin's use of his Principle of Protecting the Vulnerable. Goodin does not succeed in demonstrating that the vulnerability principle, which ... More


The feasibility of global equality

Pablo Gilabert

in From Global Poverty to Global Equality: A Philosophical Exploration

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639717
eISBN:
9780191739033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639717.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers the feasibility of global equality. Section 7.2 continues the analysis of the notion of feasibility started in Chapter 4 and presents a wide account of the feasibility test for ... More


The Moral Basis of the Partial-Entrustment Model

Henry S. Richardson

in Moral Entanglements: The Ancillary-Care Obligations of Medical Researchers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195388930
eISBN:
9780199979196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388930.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The partial-entrustment model sets out a position on medical researchers’ ancillary-care obligations that many have found attractive; but why should we believe it? What grounds the special ... More


Protection and Vulnerability

Daniel H. Levine

in The Morality of Peacekeeping

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748675890
eISBN:
9780748697199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675890.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Peacekeepers now consider “protection of civilians” to be central to their obligations – both morally and, at least since 1999, usually as a matter of their mandate. The concept of “protection” is ... More


Relations of Dependency and the Model of Rights

Jean Thomas

in Public Rights, Private Relations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199677733
eISBN:
9780191757259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677733.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter illustrates how relational context functions in the model of rights. A defining feature of the relationship between individual and state is the power imbalance between the two and the ... More


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