Download PDF by William A. Galston,Peter H. Hoffenberg: Poverty and Morality (Ethikon Series in Comparative Ethics

By William A. Galston,Peter H. Hoffenberg

ISBN-10: 0521127343

ISBN-13: 9780521127349

ISBN-10: 0521763746

ISBN-13: 9780521763745

This multi-authored ebook explores the ways in which many influential moral traditions - secular and spiritual, Western and non-Western - combat with the ethical dimensions of poverty and the desires of the bad. those traditions contain Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism, one of the non secular views; classical liberalism, feminism, liberal-egalitarianism, and Marxism, one of the secular; and average legislations, that may be claimed via either. the elemental questions addressed by means of each one of those traditions are associated with a number of overarching issues: what poverty is, the actual vulnerabilities of high-risk teams, accountability for the prevalence of poverty, most well liked treatments, how accountability for its relief is sent, and priorities within the supply of counsel. This quantity positive aspects an creation to the kinds, scope, and factors of poverty within the sleek global and concludes with Michael Walzer's extensively conceived statement, which gives an immediate comparability of the offered perspectives and makes feedback for extra learn and policy.

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