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History[ edit ] Henrik Syse argues that global ethics and international justice in western tradition is part of the tradition of natural law. It has been organized and taught within Western culture since Latin times of Middle Stoa and Cicero and the early Christian philosophers Ambrose and Augustine.
Per Syse "This early natural-law theorizing teaching centered around the idea of a ius naturale, i.
On this account, people have obligations of justice only to other people with whom they live together under a common constitution, or whom they recognize as belonging to the same nation as themselves.
The relative strength of the local versus the global has waxed and waned over recorded history. From the early modern period until the twentieth century, the preeminent political institution was the statewhich is sovereignterritorial, claims a monopoly on the legitimate use of violence in its territory, and exists in an international system of other sovereign states.
Justice in relations between states, and between individuals across state borders was put aside as a secondary issue or left to international relations theorists.
Realistsparticularistsnationalistsmembers of the society of states traditionand cosmopolitans take contesting positions in response to these problems. Central questions[ edit ] Three related questions, concerning the scope of justice, justice in the distribution of wealth and other goods, and the institutions responsible for justice, are central to the problem of global justice.
When these questions are addressed in non ideal circumstances, they are part of the "ethics of process," a branch of political ethics. Scope[ edit ] Are there, as the moral universalist argues, objective ethical standards that apply to all humans regardless of cultureracegenderreligionnationality or other distinguishing features?
It subjects all persons to the same system of fundamental moral principles These principles assign the same fundamental moral benefits and burdens to all: What is the root cause of poverty, and are there systemic injustices in the world economy? John Rawls has said that international obligations are between states as long as "states meet a minimal condition of decency" where as Thomas Nagel argues that obligations to the others are on an individual level and that moral reasons for restraint do not need to be satisfied for an individual to deserve equal treatment internationally.
How free should movement between the jurisdictions of different territorial entities be? Thomas Pogge says that States can not achieve global justice by themselves "It has never been plausible that the interests of states—that is, the interests of governments—should furnish the only considerations that are morally relevant in international relations.
Anne Petermann and Orin Langelle of the Global Justice Ecology Project have noted that in industry insiders were given preferential treatment over "civil society observers and delegates from poorer countries whose visas were delayed.The large-scale nature of such crimes means that they often cannot be processed through the ordinary criminal justice system—generating an "impunity gap." Effective prosecution strategies for large-scale crimes often focus on the planners and organizers of crimes, rather than those of lower rank or responsibility.
International Criminal. Western Theories of Justice. Justice is one of the most important moral and political concepts. The word comes from the Latin jus, meaning right or law. The Oxford English Dictionary defines the “just” person as one who typically “does what is morally right” and is disposed to “giving everyone his or her due,” offering the word “fair” as a synonym.
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