David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Could global government be the answer to global poverty and starvation? Cosmopolitan thinkers challenge the widely held belief that we owe more to our co-citizens than to those in other countries. This book offers a moral argument for world government, claiming that not only do we have strong obligations to people elsewhere, but that accountable integration among nation-states will help ensure that all persons can lead a decent life. Cabrera considers both the views of those political philosophers who say we have much stronger obligations to help our co-citizens than foreigners and those cosmopolitans who say our duties are equally strong to each but resist restructuring. He then outlines his own position, using the European Union as a partial model for the integrated alternative and advocating instituting EU-style supranational government, development aid, and free movement of persons in the Americas and other regions. Over time, Cabrera argues that the transformation of the global system into a cohesive network of democratic institutions would help ensure that anyone born anywhere could lead a decent life. This book will appeal to all those interested in political philosophy and the processes and potential of globalization
|Keywords||Cosmopolitanism Social justice Human rights Poverty Moral and ethical aspects International organization|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$2.40 used (96% off) $40.60 new (21% off) $50.95 direct from Amazon Amazon page|
|Call number||JZ1308.C33 2004|
|ISBN(s)||0415770661 0415700221 9780415700221 9780415770668|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Gillian Brock (2013). Contemporary Cosmopolitanism: Some Current Issues. Philosophy Compass 8 (8):689-698.
Simon Derpmann (2009). Solidarity and Cosmopolitanism. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 12 (3):303 - 315.
Helena de Bres (2011). The Many, Not the Few: Pluralism About Global Distributive Justice. Journal of Political Philosophy 20 (3):314-340.
Andrew Walton (2015). Global Democracy in a Society of Peoples. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 18 (6):577-598.
Luis Cabrera (2009). An Archaeology of Borders: Qualitative Political Theory as a Tool in Addressing Moral Distance. Journal of Global Ethics 5 (2):109-123.
Similar books and articles
Luis Cabrera (2005). The Cosmopolitan Imperative: Global Justice Through Accountable Integration. [REVIEW] Journal of Ethics 9 (1-2):171 - 199.
Aaron Maltais (2008). Global Warming and the Cosmopolitan Political Conception of Justice. Environmental Politics 17 (4):592-609.
David Miller (2007). National Responsibility and Global Justice. Oxford University Press.
Daniel M. Weinstock (ed.) (2007). Global Justice, Global Institutions. University of Calgary Press.
Avia Pasternak (2012). Cosmopolitan Justice and the League of Democracies. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 15 (5):649-666.
Pavlos Eleftheriadis (forthcoming). Citizenship and Obligation. In Julie Dickson & Pavlos Eleftheriadis (eds.), Philosophical Foundations of European Union Law. Oxford University Press
Pablo Gilabert (2005). The Duty to Eradicate Global Poverty: Positive or Negative? Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 7 (5):537-550.
Roland Pierik & Wouter Werner (2005). Cosmopolitism, Global Justice and International Law. The Leiden Journal of International Law 18 (4):679-684.
Sharon Anderson-Gold (2009). Cosmopolitanism and Democracy. Social Philosophy Today 25:209-222.
Cindy Holder (2012). Justice, Cosmopolitanism and Policy Prescription: Gillian Brock’s "Global Justice". Diametros 31 (31):138-145.
Thom Brooks (2002). Cosmopolitanism and Distributing Responsibilities. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 5 (3):92-97.
Christian Barry & Pablo Gilabert (2008). Does Global Egalitarianism Provide an Impractical and Unattractive Ideal of Justice? International Affairs 84 (5):1025-1039.
Kostas Koukouzelis (2009). Liberal Internationalism and Global Social Justice. Journal of Global Ethics 5 (2):97-108.
Nicole Hassoun (2012). Globalization and Global Justice: Shrinking Distance, Expanding Obligations. Cambridge University Press.
Added to index2011-06-03
Total downloads20 ( #185,627 of 1,902,212 )
Recent downloads (6 months)5 ( #167,618 of 1,902,212 )
How can I increase my downloads?