Monthly Archives: November 2017

Immanuel Kant – Short Intro Video

Hello Ethic Nutters, One of my favourite Youtube channels is The School of Life which has a wide selection of video’s on influential philosophers. I thought I would share the one on Immanuel Kant which mentions his effort to shift morality outside of the church while keeping its tenants. Here is the link: Click Here – […]

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Security as a Basic Right

Henry Shue formulates an argument in “Basic Right Subsistence, Affluence, and U.S. Foreign Policy,” for the claim that each person has a right to physical security. This right would protect people from being subjected to murder, torture, mayhem, rape, or assault. Although this right seems to need no argument for it as it is seemingly […]

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T.W. Pogge: The Current Global Economic Order Manifests Radical Inequality

T.W. Pogge makes an argument for the conclusion that the wealthy citizens and governments are violating a negative duty of justice when they coercively exclude the poor from a share of proportional resource through collaboration with the ruling elites of poor countries. In doing so he outlines radical inequality as having the five following elements: […]

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