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Arbitrariness and Territorial Borders

Cara Nine

in Global Justice and Territory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199580217
eISBN:
9780191741456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580217.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter engages with cosmopolitan theory in order to set the stage for the theory of exclusive collective resource rights. It criticizes the claim that territorial borders are morally arbitrary. ... More


On the Relation Between Moral and Distributive Equality

Andrea Sangiovanni

in Cosmopolitanism versus Non-Cosmopolitanism: Critiques, Defenses, Reconceptualizations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199678426
eISBN:
9780191757839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678426.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter addresses, and rejects, two arguments for the conclusion that duties of distributive justice have non-relational grounds and global scope. The first argument holds that, because our ... More


What is Arbitrary about Moral Arbitrariness?

Gerald Lang

in Strokes of Luck: A Study in Moral and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198868507
eISBN:
9780191905025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868507.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

John Rawls’s ‘justice as fairness’ is often cited as a central source of inspiration for luck egalitarianism, which is, correlatively, often characterized as a more refined version of justice as ... More


Strokes of Luck: A Study in Moral and Political Philosophy

Gerald Lang

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198868507
eISBN:
9780191905025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868507.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Strokes of Luck offers a large-scale treatment of the role of luck in our judgements about blameworthiness and responsibility, in moral philosophy, and in principles of distributive justice, in ... More


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