Philosophy and Social Criticism 43 (10):998-1021 (2017)

Ryan Muldoon
State University of New York, Buffalo
The article makes two substantive contributions to the existing literature on the ethics of international assistance and global justice. First, it builds what we take to be a widely held set of propositions about international assistance into a consistent view, and articulates a strong case against its desirability. Second, it sketches a more attractive alternative. To do so the article uses Sen’s idea of agent-oriented development as a starting point while at the same time providing a generalization of Sen’s account and a justificatory framework that does not rely on the capability approach.
Keywords capabilities  assistance  global justice  agency
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DOI 10.1177/0191453717692646
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