World Ethics: The New Agenda

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Edinburgh University Press, 1998 - Philosophy - 214 pages
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Nigel Dower discusses the nature of world ethics by identifying different ways of thinking about ethics and includes a survey of different ways of thinking ethically about international and global relations. He also considers several theories of world ethics in the context of various specific issues such as war and peace, world poverty, the environment and the United Nations.* Rejects the idea of international scepticism and the 'morality of states'* Demonstrates the distinction between a global ethic as a theory and as social reality* Defends the claim that we are world citizens with global duties

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Nigel Dower is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Aberdeen. Publications include

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