Responsibility and Global Justice

  title={Responsibility and Global Justice},
  author={Mathias Risse},
  journal={Public International Law eJournal},
  • Mathias Risse
  • Published 1 March 2017
  • Law
  • Public International Law eJournal
The two traditional ways of thinking about justice at the global level either limit the applicability of justice to states - the only distributions that can be just or unjust, strictly speaking, are within the state - or else extend it to all human beings. The view I defend in On Global Justice (Risse [Risse, M., 2012]) rejects both of these approaches. Instead, my view, and thus my attempt at meeting the aforementioned challenge, acknowledges the existence of multiple grounds of justice. My… 
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