Different Perspectives on Global Justice: a Fusion of Horizons

Abumere, Frank Aragbonfoh (2015) Different Perspectives on Global Justice: a Fusion of Horizons. Tesi di Dottorato, LUISS Guido Carli, Department of Political Science > PhD Program in Political Theory (english language), tutor: Sebastiano Maffettone and Andreas Vasilache, p. 252. [Doctoral Thesis]

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Abstract/Index

Cosmopolitanism contra Statism. Non-ideal Theory, Moral Analysis, Levels of Analysis and Fusion of Horizons. The Ideal Theory/Non-ideal Theory Distinction. Interactional Moral Analysis and Institutional Moral Analysis. Levels of Analysis and Levels of Causality and Responsibility. Fusion of Horizons. Cosmopolitanism and Statism. John Rawls’ Law of Peoples. Thomas Nagel’s Problem of Global Justice. Charles Beitz’s Cosmopolitan Liberalism. Thomas Pogge’s Negative Duty. Sebastiano Maffettone’s Liberal Internationalism. Resource Curse. The Distinct Nature of Natural Resource Wealth. Natural Resource Wealth and Overlapping Curses. Resource-Cursed Sub-Saharan Africa. The Nigerian Context. The Main Economic Aspect of the Nigerian Resource Curse: The Dutch Disease. The Main Political Economy Aspect of the Nigerian Resource Curse: Rent-Seeking. Corruption. Transparency. Conflicts. Pollution. The Nigerian Resource Curse Summarised. Angola: A Rich Country with Poor People. The Democratic Republic of Congo: What Is that Ought Not To Be. George Soros’ Analysis. The ‘Individual’ Level of Analysis or Level of Causality and Responsibility. The ‘Collective’ Level of Analysis or Level of Causality and Responsibility. The ‘Corporate’ Level of Analysis or Level of Causality and Responsibility. The ‘State’ Level of Analysis or Level of Causality and Responsibility. The ‘Global Institutional Order’ Level of Analysis or Level of Causality and Responsibility. Some Moral Quandaries Concerning Contributory Roles. Some Moral Quandaries Concerning Degrees of Responsibility. The Primary and Secondary Applications of Cosmopolitanism and Statism. Is the Fusion of the Cosmopolitan and Statist Horizons Plausible? The Mutual Exclusivity Argument. The Incompatibility, Relativism, Neutrality and Aerial View Arguments. Fusion of Horizons Accommodates the Complexity of Resource Curse. Fusion of Horizons: A New Perspective on Global Justice that Negates Cosmopolitanism and Statism?

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Bibliografia: p. 242-252.

Item Type: Doctoral Thesis (PhD)
Research documents and activity classification: LUISS PhD Thesis
Divisions: Department of Political Science > PhD Program in Political Theory (english language)
Thesis Advisor: Maffettone, Sebastiano and Vasilache, Andreas
Additional Information: Dottorato di ricerca in Political Theory (XXVII ciclo), LUISS Guido Carli, Roma, 2015. Tutor: Prof. Sebastiano Maffettone. PhD School on Globalisation, the EU and Multilateralism - GEM (II generazione). PhD in partnership con la Bielefeld University, Faculty of Sociology / History, Philosophy and Theology.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Global Justice. Cosmopolitanism. Statism. Fusion of Horizons. Resource Curse. Levels of Causality and Responsibility.
MIUR Scientific Area: Area 14 - Political and Social Sciences > SPS/04 Political Science
Deposited by: Chiara Annulli (admin)
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2015 08:49
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2015 09:01
URI: http://eprints.luiss.it/id/eprint/1396

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