Religion & Global Ethics
The ethical theories of Margalit and Sen, who use deontological and capabilities approaches, shed light on the understudied phenomenon of ethical compromise in international affairs.
It is now more important than ever for the misrepresentations of Islamism to be addressed and corrected as Islamist movements become major actors on the international political stage.
Corporate Social Responsibility is a farce: a lack of transparency, increased competition, poor international regulation, and corruption cause corporate violations of human rights law.
This essay critically assesses the validity of the 9/11 Commission’s assertion that the teachings of Ibn Taymiyya, the 13th century Hanbali theologian, influenced al-Qaeda to terrorism.
There are numerous conflicts between the FRA and our common intuition. Consequent objections against the FRA may be plausible, but do not provide sufficient moral justification to reject the FRA.
Though it has been argued that China will democratize in the near future, only time will tell whether the elites will perceive the benefits of democracy as outweighing the costs.
When deconstructing the clash through the security theory, economic and social factors are crucial triggers of hostilities between Islamic minorities and Dutch/Western nativists.
To prevent famine, democracy and a free press trump single-minded agricultural expansion. Where agriculture fails, the lobbying capabilities of citizens enables a political response.