publication . Doctoral thesis . 2015

Globalization, Justice, and Communication : A Critical Study of Global Ethics

Ehnberg, Jenny;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
  • Publisher: Uppsala universitet, Teologiska institutionen
  • Country: Norway
The purpose of this study is to seek to an answer to the question of what constitutes a tenable model for global ethics. This is done in part by a critical engagement with four different models of global ethics; two proposals from political philosophy and two contributions from theological ethics. The models analyzed in the study are: (1) the capabilities approach as developed by Martha Nussbaum, (2) Seyla Benhabib’s discourse ethics and model of cosmopolitan federalism, (3) David Hollenbach’s model of the common good and human rights, and (4) the model for responsibility ethics and theological humanism as developed by William Schweiker. These models contain dif...
free text keywords: global ethics, globalization, ethical theory, normative ethics, human rights, global justice, discourse ethics, universalism, contextualism, moral pluralism, communication, capabilities approach, M.C Nussbaum, S. Benhabib, D. Hollenbach, W. Schweiker
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