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On Trade Justice: A Philosophical Plea for a New Global Deal

Mathias Risse and Gabriel Wollner


Trade has made the world. Still, trade remains an elusive and profoundly difficult area for philosophical thought. This account of trade justice stresses the role of exploitation, emphasizing philosophical ideas about global justice but also contributing to moral disputes about practical questions. The book is a philosophical plea for a new global deal, in continuation of, but also at appropriate distance to, postwar efforts to design a fair global-governance system in the spirit of the American New Deal of the 1930s. It is written in the tradition of contemporary analytical philosophy but als ... More

Keywords: international trade, justice, fairness, exploitation, trade policy, multilateralism, corporations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198837411
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198837411.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mathias Risse, author
Lucius N. Littauer Professor of Philosophy and Public Administration, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Gabriel Wollner, author
Professor of Political Philosophy, University of Bayreuth