Rights and Responsibilities in an Intergenerational Polity
In this timely study, Thompson presents a theory of intergenerational justice that gives citizens duties to past and future generations, showing why people can make legitimate demands of their successors and explaining what relationships between contemporary generations count as fair. What connects...
Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge
Defence of a Collectivist Ethics
Ethical disagreement is a fact of social life. We disagree about issues such as abortion, euthanasia, the meaning of justice and the treatment of animals, and our debates often fail to reach a consensus. Some philosophers think that this means there is no objective knowledge about morality....
Published November 5th 1998 by Routledge
A Philosophical Inquiry
The political changes of recent years and the problems of poverty, the environment and nationalism have led to calls for the establishment of a just world order. But what would such a world be like? This book considers the concept of international justice as it has developed in traditional...
Published April 2nd 1992 by Routledge