78114 - Global Justice, Moral Theory and Metaethics

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  • Teacher Silvia Vida

  • Credits 4

  • SSD IUS/20

  • Language Italian

Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

The course aims at introducing to the global justice debate, a multifaceted subject lying at the crossroads between philosophy of law, metaethics, and the study of international institutions while focusing on possible justifications, as well as on the shortcomings, of present legal arrangements at the transnational, international and global levels.

Course contents

* Domestic, international and global justice

* Universalism and cosmopolitanism

* Global egualitarianism

* Global justice and Avant-garde political Agency


Attending and non-attending students:


1. R. Dworkin, Giustizia per i ricci, Fletrinelli, Milano: 2013

2. T. Nagel, E' possibile una giustizia globale?, Laterza, Roma-Bari: 2009

3. L. Ypi, Stato e avanguardie cosmopolitiche, Laterza, Roma-Bari: 2016

Teaching methods

The course's format will consist in reading and commenting selected texts in class. It may also have seminars.

Assessment methods

There will be an oral exam that students can take starting from May 2019.

Teaching tools

Reading and analysis of key texts; day-by-day assessment of students' learning.

Office hours

See the website of Silvia Vida