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This issue features essays by Roger Berkowitz on “Drones and the Question of ‘The Human’” and Alan Sussman on the philosophical foundations of human rights; a special centennial roundtable on “The Future of Human Rights” featuring Beth A. Simmons, Philip Alston, James W. Nickel, Jack Donnelly, and Andrew Gilmour; a review essay by Jens Bartelson on empire and sovereignty; and book reviews by Dale Jamieson, Tom Bailey, and Simon Cotton.
Prior to WWI, says McMeekin, no one in Europe or elsewhere in the world—except the perpetrators—had any inkling that an avoidable act of terrorism was about to radically reshape the international landscape, not unlike the period before 9/11.
For Stevenson, we must conclude that–although there were mitigating circumstances–Germany was centrally involved in the escalation of the crisis in July and August 1914.
This book brings political economy, international relations, and development economics into conversation with moral philosophy, making a critical contribution to the ethics of globalization.
In this book, Ypi proposes that theory begin with a specific political conflict, diagnose the failure of existing practices and norms to resolve it, and, in this light, develop better practices and norms.
In order to be morally justifiable, any strategy or policy involving the body politic must be one to which it would voluntarily assent when fully informed about it.
Sustainable development cannot be achieved while ignoring extreme disparities. It is imperative that the post-MDG agenda focus on inequality.