Description - The Practices of Global Ethics by Frederick Bird
This book examines the historical development of global ethics in practice since WWII, looking at its philosophical and historical significance, and the contemporary challenges it faces. It looks at statements of global ethical principles including The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Earth Charter and the Rio Documents and positions them as the outcomes and expression of ongoing practices.
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Edinburgh University Press
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Author Biography - Frederick Bird
Frederick Bird is Adjunct Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Waterloo, Canada. Sumner B. Twiss is Distinguished Professor of Human Rights, Ethics and Religion at Florida State University. Kusumita P. Pedersen is Professor of Religious Studies at St Francis College. Clark A. Miller is Associate Professor in the School of Politics and Global Studies at Arizona State University. Bruce Grelle is Professor in the Department of Comparative Religion and Humanities and Director of the Religion and Public Education Project at California State University, Chico.