The Journal of Ethics

, Volume 9, Issue 1–2, pp 11–27 | Cite as

Cosmopolitanism and Global Justice

Article

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.

Keywords

cosmopolitanism democracy global distributive justice global political justice morality of states poverty 

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© Springer 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PoliticsPrinceton UniversityPrincetonUSA

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