RSSBook Symposium: On Global Justice

On Collective Ownership of the Earth

| December 2014
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Once positive laws and conventions regulating property evolve, in what sense is the world still owned by humanity? If I own my house and my backyard does humanity own it too? Precisely what incidents of ownership might humanity retain?

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Against Relationalism in Global Justice Theory

| December 2014
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Much recent global justice theory consists of arguing for the idea that we owe more to fellow countrymen than to mere foreigners. Risse’s book is the most sophisticated elaboration and defense of these convictions concerning national partiality.

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Risse on Justice in Trade

| December 2014
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Risse tries to stake out a middle ground between those who fail to recognize the full normative significance of contemporary international relationships and those who ground highly demanding moral requirements in social structures that cannot bear the weight.

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Response to Arneson, de Bres, and Stilz

| December 2014
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The author discusses his attempt at constructing a multilayered theory of global justice, where many considerations must be brought into reflective equilibrium.

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