The Monist 86 (3):434-453 (2003)

Kok-Chor Tan
University of Pennsylvania
It is commonly believed that people have special obligations to their compatriots that are both distinct from and stronger than the general duties they owe to individuals at large. Thus, it is often thought that these special obligations may legitimately limit what global distributive justice can demand of people, including those from well-off countries. Henceforth by special obligations, I mean specifically special obligations to com- patriots, which I will also call patriotic obligations, or patriotism for short.
Keywords patriotism  partiality  special duties  relationships  nationalism  global justice  associative obligations
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DOI 10.5840/monist200386319
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