Thomas Pogge and his critics

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Polity , Cambridge, Malden, MA
Philosophy, Criticism and interpretation, Political sc
Statementedited by Alison M. Jaggar
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LC ClassificationsJA71 .T525 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 272 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL25095182M
ISBN 100745642578, 0745642586
ISBN 139780745642574, 9780745642581
LC Control Number2011283506
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Political philosopher, Thomas Pogge, has emerged as one of the world’s most ardent critics of global injustice which, he argues, is caused directly by the operation of a global institutional order that not only systematically disadvantages poor countries but is imposed on them by precisely those wealthy, powerful countries that benefit the.

Thomas Pogge and His Critics falls squarely into the second category: the exchanges it includes illuminate and extend a number of central and controversial points in Pogge's recent work.

Those of us who, in our own work, have to confront the argument of Pogge's World Poverty and Human Rights will find it : Simon Hope.

Political philosopher, Thomas Pogge, has emerged as one of the world’s most ardent critics of global injustice which, he argues, is caused directly by the operation of a global institutional order that not only systematically disadvantages poor countries but is imposed on them by precisely those wealthy, powerful countries that benefit the Author: Alison Jaggar.

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Politics as Usual: What Lies Behind the Pro-Poor Rhetoric is a book by Thomas Pogge. The book is a discussion on issues of global significance and their relationship to poverty. Politics as Usual is based on previously compiled essays.

Pogge's book present an alternate view than the one where "Education, health-care, technology, and political participation are becoming ever more universal Author: Thomas Pogge.

Thomas Pogge and His Critics edited by Alison M. Jaggar (Book) "In this book Pogge’s challenging and controversial ideas are debated by leading political philosophers from a range of philosophical viewpoints.

With a clear and informative introduction by Alison Jaggar, and original contributions from Neera Chandhoke, Jiwei Ci, Joshua. Jaggar—Thomas Pogge and His Critics W 20 Joshua Cohen worth asking.

But because of the uncertainties about the answers, I will try to make the argument independent of the precise characteriza-tion of that order. 2 Pogge presents his Strong Thesis as part of a more general norma-tive outlook. The core of the outlook is that the global order harms.

Thomas W. Pogge has 25 books on Goodreads with ratings. Thomas W. Pogge’s most popular book is World Poverty and Human Rights. The political philosopher Thomas Pogge has emerged as one of the world's most ardent critics of global injustice.

In this book Pogge's challenging and controversial ideas are debated by leading political philosophers from a range of philosophical viewpoints. Part I: Basic Exposition and Evaluation. Thomas Pogge's John Rawls: His Life and Theory of Justice begins with a unique, superbly written biographical essay, poignantly recounting many of Rawls's most personal (and least well-known) learn, for example, that two of Rawls's younger brothers died in childhood, each from a serious infection that had first afflicted Jack but from.

Thomas Pogge - - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 18 (1) In an earlier piece in these pages, I described the health effects of the still massive problem of global poverty: The poor worldwide face greater environmental hazards than the rest of us.

item 3 Thomas Pogge and his Critics, Good Condition Book, ISBN - Thomas Pogge and his Critics, Good Condition Book, ISBN £ Free postage. Indeed, Pogge has -- along with many fans -- many critics, some of whom have challenged his use of data to support his views, including in an Alison Jaggar-edited volume, Thomas Pogge and His Critics.

Pogge said in an email that “there has been a good bit of antipathy to the views I have been defending, and to me personally, which helps.

Thomas Pogge and his Critics (Paperback). The massive disparity between the relative wealth of most citizens in affluent countries and the profound /5(K). When Thomas Pogge travels around the world, he finds eager young fans waiting for him in every lecture hall.

The year-old German-born professor, a protégé of the philosopher John Rawls, is bespectacled and slight of stature. But he’s a giant in the field of global ethics, and one of only a small handful of philosophers who have managed to translate prominence within the academy to an.

“Responses to Critics” in Alison M. Jaggar, ed.: Thomas Pogge and His Critics (Cambridge: Polity Press ), – Critics: Joshua Cohen, Kok-Chor Tan, Neera Chandhoke, Jiwei Ci, Erin I Kelly and Lionel K.

McPherson, Leif Wenar, Charles W. Mills. Spanish. Originally from Germany, Thomas Pogge received a PhD in philosophy from Harvard in Since then, he has taught philosophy, political science, and ethics at universities around the world. His book, World Poverty and Human Rights, offers proposals on how to achieve global economic.

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