Cosmopolitanism and global justice

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Abstract

Philosophical attention to problems about global justice is flourishing in a way it has not in any time in memory. This paper considers some reasons for the rise of interest in the subject and reflects on some dilemmas about the meaning of the idea of the cosmopolitan in reasoning about social institutions, concentrating on the two principal dimensions of global justice, the economic and the political.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)11-27
Number of pages17
JournalJournal of Ethics
Volume9
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Philosophy

Keywords

  • Cosmopolitanism
  • Democracy
  • Global distributive justice
  • Global political justice
  • Morality of states
  • Poverty

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