Ethics & International Affairs Volume 6 (1992): Special Section: Democracy and the New World Order: The Role for Ethics in Bush's New World Order [Abstract]

Dec 2, 1992

The end of the Cold War and the reduction of tensions between East and West have generated talk of a "new world order" in which greater cooperation between states might be possible. These developments also raise the possibility that state behavior might be constrained more than ever before by shared moral standards, contributing further to the reduction in international tensions. Brinkoetter investigates the potential role that shared moral standards - and international ethics in general - may play in this new world order. The role that one finds for international ethics in the new world order depends upon whose version of it is being evaluated - in this case George Bush's.

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