Table of Contents

Preface

CHAPTER ONE: MORALITY

  • Introduction
  • Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals
    • Immanuel Kant
  • Utilitarianism
    • John Stuart Mill
  • Ethics: The We and the I
    • V.F. Cordova
  • What does the Different Voice Say? Gilligan’s Women and Moral Philosophy
    • Margaret Urban Walker
  • Changing Moral Values in Africa: An Essay in Ethical Relativism
    • Egbeke Aja
  • Study Questions
  • Suggested Readings

CHAPTER TWO: HUMAN RIGHTS

  • Introduction
  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights
    • United Nations
  • Human Rights: A Western Construct with Limited Applicability
    • Adamantia Pollis and Peter Schwab
  • Globalization and Human Rights
    • Jay Drydyk
  • A Buddhist Response to the Nature of Human Rights
    • Kenneth K. Inada
  • Reconceiving Rights as Relationship
    • Jennifer Nedelsky
  • Study Questions
  • Suggested Readings

CHAPTER THREE: JUSTICE

  • A Theory of Justice
    • John Rawls
  • Libertarianism, Insurance Arguments, and General State Welfare
    • Richard A. Garner
  • Care and Justice in the Global Context
    • Virginia Held
  • Confucianism, Globalisation and the Idea of Universalism
    • A.T. Nuyen
  • Women, Citizenship and Difference
    • Nira Yuval-Davis
  • Study Questions
  • Suggested Readings

CHAPTER FOUR: DEMOCRACY

  • Introduction
  • Democracy, Philosophy, and Justification
    • Amy Gutmann
  • Confucian Value and Democratic Value
    • Chenyang Li
  • In Search of Islamic Constitutionalism
    • Nadirsyah Hosen
  • Democracy and Its Global Roots: Why Democratization is not the same as Westernization
    • Amartya Sen
  • The Influence of the Global Order on the Prospects for Genuine Democracy in the Developing Countries
    • Thomas W. Pogge
  • Study Questions
  • Suggested Readings

CHAPTER FIVE: ISSUES AND APPLICATIONS

  • Introduction
  • A Dialogue of the Deaf? New International Attitudes and the Death Penalty in America
    • Stefanie Grant
  • Child Labor and Global Inequality: Responsibilities and Policies
    • Roland Pierik
  • Reparations and Justice: The Case of Colonialism
    • Kok-Chor Tan
  • Justice for South Africa: Restorative Justice and the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission
    • Jennifer Llewellyn
  • Freedom and Democracy in Cuba: A Problem of Understanding
    • Susan E. Babbitt
  • Study Questions
  • Suggested Readings

CHAPTER SIX: WAR AND TERRORISM

  • The Triumph of Just War Theory (and the Dangers of Success)
    • Michael Walzer
  • The Slippery Slope to Preventive War
    • Neta C. Crawford
  • A Requiem for Voicelessness: Pakistanis and Muslims in the US
    • Asma Barlas
  • Counter-Oppressive Terrorism
    • Frank Cunningham
  • Development and the “Global War on Terror”
    • Antonio Tujan, Audrey Gaughran, and Howard Mollett
  • Study Questions
  • Suggested Readings

Acknowledgements

Posted on October 29, 2015