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Global Justice without an end?

Tasioulas, John

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John Rawls argued in The Law of Peoples that we should reject any principle of international distributive justice, whether in ideal theory or nonideal theory. Instead, he advocated a duty of assistance on the part of well-ordered societies toward burdened societies. I argue that Rawls is correct that we should endorse a principle with a target and cut-off point rather than a principle of international distributive justice. But the target and cut-off point he favors is too undemanding, because...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/30200
Source: Metaphilosophy

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