Humanitarian Intervention: Three Ethical Positions [Abstract]

Ethics & International Affairs, Volume 9 (1995)

The three ethical positions Laberge outlines are: (1) "Rawlsian ethics," which are distinct from the ethics of Immanuel Kant and John Rawls himself; (2) the position of Michael Walzer adapted from J. S. Mill; and (3) the position most recently articulated by the Canadian philosopher Howard Adelman on the "Anglo-American" debate, which developed out of Walzer's position. These three positions, Laberge writes, are "an ethics of human rights, ethics of the right to a historical community, and an ethics of peace.

 

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