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Universalism

Simon Caney

in Justice Beyond Borders: A Global Political Theory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780198293507
eISBN:
9780191602337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829350X.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Any global political theory must start by asking whether there are in fact universal moral values, and this chapter addresses precisely this question. Section I engages in a conceptual analysis of ... More


Civil and Political Justice

Simon Caney

in Justice Beyond Borders: A Global Political Theory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780198293507
eISBN:
9780191602337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829350X.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Having argued, in Ch. 2, that there are universal moral values, the next logical step is to ask what these universal moral values are; this question is pursued in Chs 3 and 4, which consider ... More


Introduction

Simon Caney

in Justice Beyond Borders: A Global Political Theory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780198293507
eISBN:
9780191602337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829350X.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Describes the aims, approaches, and structure of the book. The basic issue addressed is the political principles that should govern global politics, and to analyse this the book posits six sets of ... More


Distributive Justice

Simon Caney

in Justice Beyond Borders: A Global Political Theory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780198293507
eISBN:
9780191602337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829350X.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Having argued, in Ch. 2, that there are universal moral values, the next logical step is to ask what these universal moral values are; this question is pursued in Chs 3 and 4, which consider ... More


Global Justice: Defending Cosmopolitanism

Charles Jones

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242221
eISBN:
9780191697067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242221.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

What obligations do the world's wealthy people have to ensure that the world's poor achieve a quality of life that is recognisably human? This is the fundamental question of international ... More


Adaptive Preferences and Women's Empowerment

Serene J. Khader

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199777884
eISBN:
9780199919055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777884.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Women and other oppressed and deprived people sometimes collude with the forces that perpetuate injustice against them. Women’s acceptance of their lesser claim on household resources like food, ... More


Rights and Duties on Pitcairn Island

Letsas George

in Justice, Legality and the Rule of Law: Lessons from the Pitcairn Prosecutions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199568666
eISBN:
9780191721595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568666.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter attempts to identify and discuss some of the jurisprudential issues that the fascinating Pitcairn case raises. It locates the unmet conditions of the justifiability of interference by ... More


Patriotism and Justice

Charles Jones

in Global Justice: Defending Cosmopolitanism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242221
eISBN:
9780191697067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242221.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

A limitation argument is designed to prove that the pretensions of cosmopolitans are illusory, incoherent, overridden by some morally more important considerations or otherwise wrong-headed. ... More


Moral Theory

John W. Lango

in The Ethics of Armed Conflict: A Cosmopolitan Just War Theory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748645756
eISBN:
9780748697182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645756.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In this chapter, the question of why just war principles should be accepted is explored. Central to the chapter is a discussion of how just war principles can be elucidated by means of general moral ... More


Radical Cosmopolitics: The Ethics and Politics of Democratic Universalism

James Ingram

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161107
eISBN:
9780231536417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161107.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

While supporting the cosmopolitan pursuit of a world that respects all rights and interests, this book supports political theorists which have, in their approach to this book's project, compromised ... More


Catholicism, Pluralism, and Global Democracy

Or Rosenboim

in The Emergence of Globalism: Visions of World Order in Britain and the United States, 1939-1950

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168722
eISBN:
9781400885237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168722.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the interplay of moral universalism and political pluralism as the foundation of a new global democracy by focusing on the arguments put forward by Jacques Maritain and Luigi ... More


Perceptions of Science and Global Order

Or Rosenboim

in The Emergence of Globalism: Visions of World Order in Britain and the United States, 1939-1950

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168722
eISBN:
9781400885237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168722.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines how globalism intersected with competing perceptions of “science” in the 1940s as part of a political project to construct a new and better world order, often under American or ... More


Cosmopolitanism in Politics: Realizing the Universal

James D. Ingram

in Radical Cosmopolitics: The Ethics and Politics of Democratic Universalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161107
eISBN:
9780231536417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161107.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter centers around political cosmopolitanism, which seeks to convert the principles of moral-ethical universalism into practical-political terms. In this sense, politics is understood in the ... More


Nationalist Theories of Justice

András Miklós

in Institutions in Global Distributive Justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748644711
eISBN:
9780748684502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748644711.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter examines a group of relational theories of justice denying the existence of stringent global distributive requirements. It distinguishes three strategies employed in defending this ... More


Transcendence as Reflexive Sacredness: The “Axial Age” as a Turning Point in Religious History

Hans Joas

in The Power of the Sacred: An Alternative to the Narrative of Disenchantment

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190933272
eISBN:
9780190933302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933272.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory, Sociology of Religion

This chapter provides a comprehensive overview of the debate on the so-called Axial Age. It presents the major contributors from Karl Jaspers on, but also the predecessors in the 18th and 19th ... More


Writing a World Constitution: The Chicago Committee and the New World Order

Or Rosenboim

in The Emergence of Globalism: Visions of World Order in Britain and the United States, 1939-1950

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168722
eISBN:
9781400885237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168722.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines perceptions of federal world order by focusing on a group of American and European émigré intellectuals in the United States who formed the Chicago Committee to Frame a World ... More


From Village to City: Hinduism and the “Hindu Caste System”

Nathaniel Roberts

in Handbook of Religion and the Asian City: Aspiration and Urbanization in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520281226
eISBN:
9780520961081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281226.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the village within the context of Hinduism and the Hindu caste system in India. M. N. Srinivas argued that “if and when caste disappears, Hinduism will also disappear.” Writing ... More


Political-Philosophical Analysis of Suicide Tourism

Daniel Sperling

in Suicide Tourism: Understanding the Legal, Philosophical, and Socio-Political Dimensions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198825456
eISBN:
9780191864230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825456.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores some of the major political-philosophical justifications for and against state interference in suicide tourism. These are divided into five main arguments from the perspective ... More


Judgment Unbound: Arendt

Albena Azmanova

in The Scandal of Reason: A Critical Theory of Political Judgment

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153805
eISBN:
9780231527286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153805.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the 1960s, Hannah Arendt endeavored to advance a concept of judgment explicitly set against Kantian moral universalism. This chapter follows this trajectory of conceptualization in order to ... More


Introduction

András Miklós

in Institutions in Global Distributive Justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748644711
eISBN:
9780748684502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748644711.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter gives an introduction to the book. It presents some basic data about global poverty and inequality. It highlights a tension in moral thinking between the universal nature of moral duties ... More


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