In Darrel Moellendorf Heather Widdows (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Global Ethics. Routledge (2015)

Hennie Lötter
University of Johannesburg
A brief overview of the chapter: Its section headings 1. The main champions of the cause of the poor a) Pioneering Peter Singer b) Ground-breaking John Rawls c) Low impact and high frustration for Thomas Pogge… d) …and pointed satisfaction for Sen (and Nussbaum)? 2. Have we made progress in dealing with poverty and global inequality? a) Aid transformed into development cooperation b) How many people are still poor? c) Do we know what poverty is and how it works? 3. Is justice or charity the route to the eradication of poverty? 4. Why the challenges posed by Rawls and Singer persist
Keywords Poverty  Ethics  Justice  John Rawls  Thomas Pogge  Peter Singer  Amartya Sen  Martha Nussbaum  OECD  UNDP
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