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On Global Justice
  • M. Risse
  • Political Science
  • 16 September 2012
Preface ix Acknowledgments xiii Part 1: Shared Citizenship and Common Humanity * Chapter 1: The Grounds of Justice 1 * Chapter 2: "Un Pouvoir Ordinaire": Shared Membership in a State as a Ground ofExpand
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Three Images of Trade: On the Place of Trade in a Theory of Global Justice
Abstract Economic theory teaches that it is in every country’s interest to trade. Trade is a voluntary activity among consenting parties. On this view, considerations of justice have little bearingExpand
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Common Ownership of the Earth as a Non-Parochial Standpoint: A Contingent Derivation of Human Rights
Human rights are rights that are invariant with respect to conventions, institutions, culture, or religion. One concern about such rights is the problem of parochialism, the question of whether humanExpand
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Why the count de Borda cannot beat the Marquis de Condorcet
  • M. Risse
  • Sociology, Computer Science
  • Soc. Choice Welf.
  • 9 November 2005
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In this article I argue that both Saari's objections to majority rule and his positive case for the Borda count fail. Expand
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Do We Owe the Global Poor Assistance or Rectification?
  • M. Risse
  • Economics
  • Ethics & International Affairs
  • 1 March 2005
A central theme throughout Thomas Pogge's pathbreaking World Poverty and Human Rights is that the global political and economic order harms people in developing countries, and that our duty towardExpand
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Arguing for Majority Rule
  • M. Risse
  • Philosophy, Economics
  • 1 March 2004
ALTHOUGH majority rule finds ready acceptance whenever groups make decisions, there are surprisingly few philosophically interesting arguments in support of it. Jeremy Waldron’s The Dignity ofExpand
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Does left-libertarianism have coherent foundations?
Left-libertarian theories of justice hold that agents are full self-owners and that natural resources are owned in some egalitarian manner. Some philosophers find left-libertarianism promisingExpand
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What to Say About the State
In an increasingly interconnected world it has become hard to say what actually is so special about the state, and why there would be duties of any sort that apply among fellow citizens, but notExpand
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On the Philosophy of Group Decision Methods II: Alternatives to Majority Rule
  • M. Risse
  • Computer Science
  • 1 September 2009
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In this companion piece to "On the Philosophy of Group Decision Methods I: the Non-Obviousness of Majority Rule," we take a closer look at some competitors of majority rule. Expand
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Taking up space on earth: Theorizing territorial rights, the justification of states and immigration from a global standpoint
  • M. Risse
  • Political Science
  • Global Constitutionalism
  • 30 January 2015
Abstract The author’s 2012 book On Global Justice gives pride of place to the idea that humanity collectively owns the earth. Independently, there has been a flourishing literature on theExpand
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