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Summer 2014 (Issue 28.2)

| June 12, 2014

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This issue features essays by Roger Berkowitz on “Drones and the Question of ‘The Human’” and Alan Sussman on the philosophical foundations of human rights; a special centennial roundtable on “The Future of Human Rights” featuring Beth A. Simmons, Philip Alston, James W. Nickel, Jack Donnelly, and Andrew Gilmour; a review essay by Jens Bartelson on empire and sovereignty; and book reviews by Dale Jamieson, Tom Bailey, and Simon Cotton.

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THE EIA BLOG

Upcoming Conferences of Interest: Fall & Winter 2014

| July 23, 2014

These are some upcoming conferences the editors believe readers of the journal may interested in attending.

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The Ethics of Weapons Transfers: Ukraine and the Fate of MH-17

| July 22, 2014

The tragic destruction of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 in the skies over Eastern Ukraine has once again raised the question about the degree of responsibility the provider of weapons systems has for how they are used.

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BOOK REVIEWS

Fairness in Practice: A Social Contract for a Global Economy by Aaron James

| June 12, 2014

This book brings political economy, international relations, and development economics into conversation with moral philosophy, making a critical contribution to the ethics of globalization.

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Global Justice and Avant-Garde Political Agency by Lea Ypi

| June 12, 2014

In this book, Ypi proposes that theory begin with a specific political conflict, diagnose the failure of existing practices and norms to resolve it, and, in this light, develop better practices and norms.

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ESSAYS

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The Contemporary Relevance of Buddha

| March 20, 2014

There is a basic humanity in the story of Buddha’s life that is easy to access and absorb in our own lives.

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Secrecy and Privacy in the Aftermath of Edward Snowden

| February 6, 2014

In order to be morally justifiable, any strategy or policy involving the body politic must be one to which it would voluntarily assent when fully informed about it.

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POLICY BRIEF

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Eliminating Extreme Inequality: A Sustainable Development Goal, 2015–2030

Sustainable development cannot be achieved while ignoring extreme disparities. It is imperative that the post-MDG agenda focus on inequality.

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