The Ethics of Assistance: Morality and the Distant Needy (Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and Public Policy)
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Edition: - 2004
The essays in this volume present the latest beliefs of some leading contemporary moral and political philosophers on the issue of assisting the foreign poor. Topics focus around the themes of political responsibility of governments of affluent countries to relieve poverty abroad and the personal responsibility of individuals to assist the distant needy. This timely volume will interest scholars in ethics, political philosophy, political theory, international law and development economics, as well as policy makers, aid agency workers, and general readers interested in the topics.