Morality and Global Justice by Michael Boylan
Justifications and Applications

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In this concise, single-authored text, renowned scholar and professor Michael Boylan examines the moral justifications underlying key global justice issues and provides students with the analytical tools to approach those issues critically. Introductory chapters establish a thorough but accessible foundation in theory and moral justification, and subsequent chapters apply those concepts to key areas of global concern: poverty; public health; race, gender, and sexual orientation; democracy and social/political dialog; globalization; the environment; war and terrorism; and immigrants and refugees. For easy reference and review, each chapter includes key terms, critical applied reasoning exercises (CARE), and problems and thought experiments perfect for class discussions or writing exercises. The appendix, “Getting Involved,” guides students in putting ethical principles to work.

An anthology of original essays, The Morality and Global Justice Reader, is also available as a complementary or a standalone text.
 

About Michael Boylan

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Michael Boylan is the Chair of Philosophy, Theology, and Religious Studies at Marymount University. He is also the author of "A Just Society "(2004), "Ethics Across the Curriculum: A Practice-Based Approach "(2003, with James A. Donahue), and "Basic Ethics "(2000). He received his Ph.D. from University of Chicago.
 
Published March 1, 2011 by Westview Press. 248 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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