Intergenerational justice

rights and responsibilities in an intergenerational polity by Janna Thompson

Publisher: Routledge in Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, New York

Written in English
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  • Reparations for historical injustices,
  • Intergenerational relations,
  • Restorative justice

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJanna Thompson.
SeriesRoutledge studies in contemporary philosophy -- 13
LC ClassificationsJC578 .T47 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23015136M
ISBN 100415996287
ISBN 109780415996280
LC Control Number2009001384

The Non-identity Problem One problematic feature of intergenerational justice is the non-identity problem. Although the name is relatively new – dating to Derek Parfit's article ‘On Doing the Best for Our Children’ – it is a problem that has been recognized at least as far back as the 17th century discussion of rights by Hugo Grotius. Climate change, consumption and intergenerational justice: Lived experiences in China, Uganda and the UK As we finish this book, schoolchildren are organizing mass walkouts under the banner of ‘Youth Strike 4 Climate’ as part of a global campaign for action on climate change. is the latest to draw attention to the intergenerational.   The core of the book is the lucid application of a 'veil of ignorance' to derive principles of intergenerational justice which show that our duties to posterity are stronger than is often supposed. Tremmel's approach demands that each generation both consider and improve the well-being of Brand: Taylor And Francis. Intergenerational justice is about the moral obligations presently existing moral agents owe to remote (temporally nonoverlapping) past and future generations. At first glance, one might be skeptical about the relationship between intergenerational and global justice.

This book presents an argument for environmental human rights as the basis of intergenerational environmental justice. It argues that the rights to clean air, water, and soil should be seen as the environmental human rights of both present and future generations. Downloadable! This Handbook provides a detailed overview of various issues related to intergenerational justice. Comprising articles written by a distinguished group of scholars from the international scientific community, the Handbook is divided into two main thematic sections – foundations and definitions of intergenerational justice and institutionalization of intergenerational justice. Spheres of Global Justice analyzes six of the most important and controversial spheres of global justice, each concerning a specific global social good. These spheres are democratic participation, migrations, cultural minorities, economic justice, social justice, and intergenerational justice. Notes to Intergenerational Justice. 1. In the following I will speak of moral rights rather than legitimate claims, but nothing hinges on this as long as it is understood that having a legitimate claim implies another person or persons standing under the correlative duty to respond to the claim.

The book, provided with a foreword by Edith Brown Weiss, offers a variety of authors and interdisciplinary perspectives on the topic, focusing on juridical, philosophical, historical and economic dimensions of environmental, cultural and political intergenerational equity. This month we have five copies of Climate Change and Intergenerational Justice by Tracey Skillington ready to giveaway.. Synonymous with catastrophe and destructive tendencies, the Anthropocene provokes reflection on the limits of existing applications of ideas of responsibility, ecological agency and democratic justice. If the intergenerational church were a road race, this book would be the starting line: Intergenerational Christian Formation: Bringing the Whole Church Together in Ministry, Community and Worship. Generations Together: Caring, Praying, Learning, Celebrating, and Serving Faithfully includes practical examples of intergenerational practices for. tributive justice' to correspond to the narrow conception of justice, which focuses on conflicts of interest, we may say that questions about intergenerational justice are characteristically questions about intergenerational distributive justice. With that by way of preamble, I can now set out very quickly what.

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In this book sixteen philosophers explore intergenerational justice. Part One examines the ways in which various theories of justice look at the matter. These include libertarian, Rawlsian, sufficientarian, contractarian, communitarian, Marxian, and reciprocity-based approaches. In Part Two, the chapters look more specifical.

In: Intergenerational Justice Review, 1 (1), There have been six special issues before that are not numbered consecutively. To cite an article in one of these pre issues, please use page numbers only without "volume". For instance: Lumer, Christoph (): Climate Change, Intergenerational Justice and Development.

The book ranges over the philosophical, ethical, political and environmental questions raised by intergenerational issues: how we can have duties to non-existent people, whether we can wrong the dead or be held responsible for what they did, what sacrifices we should make for our successors, and whether we have duties to people of the remote Cited by: Part II Substantive Principles of Intergenerational Justice: Wrongful life, procreative responsibility, and the significance of harm, Seana Valentine Shiffrin; Sustainability and intergenerational justice, Brian Barry; Nonideal theory, John Rawls; Enough for the future, Lukas H.

Meyer and Dominic Roser; Three models of intergenerational. Do justice considerations apply to intergenerational relations, that is, to relations between non-contemporaries. If we follow a broad understanding of justice (see Millch.

5) this is the case if future or past generations can be viewed as holding legitimate claims or rights [] against present generations, who in turn stand under correlative duties to future or past generations.

The book also features a thorough discussion of objections to such a theory of intergenerational justice, in particular the non-identity paradox and `future people cannot have rights' argument. Although the validity of such arguments is questioned, Tremmel gives them due attention and respect by putting them forward at full by: Trem­mel, Jörg (): Hand­book of Inter­gen­er­a­tional Jus­tice ISBN 13– This hand­book pro­vides a detailed overview of var­i­ous issues relat­ed to inter­gen­er­a­tional jus­tice.

Com­pris­ing arti­cles writ­ten by a dis­tin­guished group of schol­ars from the inter­na­tion­al aca­d­e­m­ic com­mu­ni­ty, the hand­book is divid­ed into two. Intergenerational Justice.

DOI link for Intergenerational Justice. Intergenerational Justice book. x Handbook of intergenerational justice Berlin/New York: De Gruyter,and Der absolute Grund des Rechts (The absolute reason of right), Stuttgart: Frommann-Holzboog, Intergenerational Justice (The Library of Essays on Justice) View larger image.

By: Lukas H. Meyer. Sign Up Now. Book Quality: Publisher Quality ISBN Related ISBNs:, Publisher: Taylor and Francis Intergenerational justice book of Addition: 02/15/ intergenerational justice is not onl y impossible but also unnecessary.

W hen the F oundation for the Rights of Future Generations invited him to the symposium preceding this book, he answer ed Author: Jörg Tremmel.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Intergenerational Justice by Lukas H. Meyer at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : This article reviews three distinct approaches (presentism, utilitarianism, and rights-based ethics) to address the important issues of intergenerational justice that arise in the evaluation of climate stabilization policies.

Presentism is an ethical framework that emphasizes the interests of present generations while denying that future generations have full moral standing. Book Description. In this timely study, Thompson presents a theory of intergenerational justice that gives citizens duties to past and future generations, showing why people can make legitimate demands of their successors and explaining what relationships between contemporary generations count as fair.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Thomas Jefferson to James Madison, 6 Sept. --Theories of intergenerational justice: a synopsis / Axel Gosseries --Future generations, Locke's proviso and libertarian justice / Robert Elliot --Can public officials correctly be said to have obligations to future generations.

Intergenerational justice more widely concerns also the interests of past generations (Thompson ) and the intergenerational implications of, for example, government borrowing and patents.

The focus here, however, reflects the perceived importance of a set of related issues that are of increasing concern for the corporate sector. The core of the book is the lucid application of a 'veil of ignorance' to derive principles of intergenerational justice which show that our duties to posterity are stronger than is often supposed.

Tremmel's approach demands that each generation both consider and improve the well-being of Cited by: Get this from a library. Intergenerational justice. [Axel Gosseries; Lukas H Meyer;] -- From combating climate change to ensuring proper funding for future pensions, concerns about ethics between generations are everywhere.

In this volume 16 philosophers explore the wide-ranging and. "Taking Turns With the Earthoffers to the reader a rich and incisive analysis of intergenerational justice, especially as it relates to issues pertaining to the environment. With intergenerational ethics being relevant to so many issues that we face today, this book offers a timely theoretical analysis of the nature of our obligations to non.

This chapter introduces the debate on justice across generations by connecting it with contemporary accounts of distributive justice. It explores the pattern, metric, and scope questions as they arise in the context of intergenerational distribution.

The question of pattern is: how should we distribute whatever it is that justice is concerned with. Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, a presidential candidate, has centered his campaign around the idea of "intergenerational justice,". Intergenerational Justice Edited by Axel Gosseries and Lukas H.

Meyer. Distinguished international line-up of contributors; Clearly presented essays published here for the first time; Authoritative reference point for this topic of growing interest. The first debate in this article has to do with the very possibility of intergenerational justice beyond our obligations towards members of other generations while they coexist with us.

Here, we ask ourselves whether we owe anything to people who either have died already, or are not yet born. Differences in temporal location mean that people may not exist at the same time — be it only during. Intergenerational equity, in the sociological and psychological context, is the concept or idea of fairness or justice in relationships between children, youth, adults and seniors, particularly in terms of treatment and has been studied in environmental and sociological settings.

In the context of institutional investment management, intergenerational equity is the principle. Teaching for Change carefully selects the best multicultural and social justice books for children, young adults, and educators. Learn about our criteria for selecting titles.

Feedback on these lists and suggestions for additional titles are welcome. Most of the books on these lists are linked for more information or purchase to Powells, an independent, union labor bookstore. Intergenerational Justice in the German Constitution (–) Symposia. Board of Directors. He is the author of the book “Soci­ety in Dig­i­tal Change”.

He is actu­al­ly from Lux­em­bourg, but his home of choice is Berlin. Top­ics: Cit­i­zens’ rights, inter­net, polit­i­cal par­ties and young peo­ple. Intergenerational equity in economic, psychological, and sociological contexts, is the concept or idea of fairness or justice between generations.

The concept can be applied to fairness in dynamics between children, youth, adults and seniors, in terms of treatment and can also be applied to fairness between generations currently living and generations yet to be born. In this paper, the author offers a synoptic view of different theories of intergenerational justice, along two dimensions (savings/dissavings) and three modalities (prohibition, authorisation, obligation).

After presenting successively the indirect reciprocity, the mutual advantage, the utilitarian and the Lockean approaches, special attention is given to the egalitarian theory of Cited by: In this volume sixteen philosophers explore intergenerational justice.

Part One examines the ways in which various theories of justice look at the matter. These include libertarian, Rawlsian, sufficientarian, contractarian, communitarian, Marxian and reciprocity-based : $ Read "Intergenerational Justice Rights and Responsibilities in an Intergenerational Polity" by Janna Thompson available from Rakuten Kobo.

In this timely study, Thompson presents a theory of intergenerational justice that gives citizens duties to past and fut Brand: Taylor And Francis. Intergenerational justice: Obligations, Promises, Failures Dates: Thursday 19–Friday 20 September Place: University of York (room V/O45) Website.Specifically, I believe that "Intergenerational Leadership" is the key to flourishing in our contemporary context.

It is leadership that requires emotional intelligence that leverages self-awareness and empathy to cross cultural divides between different age cohorts.of intergenerational justice and for posing the questions that create so much difficulty for philosophers and policymakers.

The definition encourages us to think of ourselves as belonging to an intergenerational continuum that stretches indefinitely into the future.

It reminds us that a society is not merely an association of contemporaries.