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3. Arguments from Distributive Justice

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Duration: 0:51:22 | Added: 08 Aug 2011
James Grant, Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Oxford, discusses the debate over whether distributive justice requires that well-off people do something about poverty in other countries.

'Cosmopolitan' philosophers, such as Charles Beitz and Simon Caney, argue that it does. Anti-cosmopolitans, such as John Rawls and Thomas Nagel, deny this.

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