Justice without Borders by Kok-Chor Tan
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Justice without Borders
By Kok-Chor Tan

Justice without Borders

Cosmopolitanism, Nationalism, and Patriotism

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Justice without Borders by Kok-Chor Tan

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The cosmopolitan idea of justice is commonly accused of not taking seriously the special ties and commitments of nationality and patriotism. This is because the ideal of impartial egalitarianism, which is central to the cosmopolitan view, seems to be directly opposed to the moral partiality inherent to nationalism and patriotism. In this book, Kok-Chor Tan argues that cosmopolitan justice, properly understood, can accommodate and appreciate nationalist and patriotic commitments, setting limits for these commitments without denying their moral significance. This book offers a defense of cosmopolitan justice against the charge that it denies the values that ordinarily matter to people, and a defence of nationalism and patriotism against the charge that these morally partial ideals are fundamentally inconsistent with the obligations of global justice. Accessible and persuasive, this book will have broad appeal to political theorists and moral philosophers.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521542326
ISBN-10: 0521542324
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Pages: 236
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Kok-Chor Tan argues that the cosmopolitan idea of global justice can accept some forms of nationalist and patriotic commitments.

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Author Biography - Kok-Chor Tan

Kok-Chor Tan is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of Toleration, Diversity, and Global Justice (2000), which was a joint runner-up for the 2003 Canadian Philosophical Association Book Prize.

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