Global Ethics and Global Common Goods

2015.08.05 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Patrick Riordan, Global Ethics and Global Common Goods, Bloomsbury, 2015, 222pp., $112.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781472580863.
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2015.08.05 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Patrick Riordan, Global Ethics and Global Common Goods, Bloomsbury, 2015, 222pp., $112.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781472580863. Reviewed by Ryan Davis, Brigham Young University The last decade has witnessed a dramatic expansion in the literature on global justice. A diversity of questions have been asked and given at least candidate answers. Does equality matter across national boundaries, and if so, how? What criteria "trigger" the existence of particular egalitarian norms? When is intervention in another state morally permissible? What rights should persons have to move between sovereign political states? Previously a small sub-field of political philosophy, there is today a wide menu of options responding to each of these questions, among others. Given the lively debate in global political philosophy, it may be surprising that, as Patrick Riordan notes, philosophers have had relatively little to say about the good. . .

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