A Practice of Ethics for Global Politics: Ethical by Jack L. Amoureux

By Jack L. Amoureux

What form of ethics in international politics is feasible if there isn't any origin for ethical wisdom or worldwide truth is not less than advanced and contingent? additionally, how can an ethics grapple with distinction, a chronic and confounding function for international politics? This booklet responds to the decision for a daring and inventive method of ethics that avoids assuming or desiring to universality, and in its place prioritizes distinction, complexity and uncertainty by way of turning to reflexivity, no longer as technique or technique, yet as a convention of ethics for politics.

This perform, ‘ethical reflexivity’, bargains participants, firms and groups instruments to acknowledge, interrogate and in all likelihood switch the tales they inform approximately politics—about constraints, notions of accountability and visions of desirability. the advantages and boundaries of moral reflexivity are investigated by means of the writer, who engages writing on critique, rhetoric, impact and relationality, and punctiliously considers dominant and substitute framings of adverse concerns in diplomacy (IR)—the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, and the united states rules of ‘enhanced interrogation’ and drone moves. This path-breaking research provokes new probabilities for employer and motion and contributes to a growing to be literature in IR on reflexivity through uniquely elaborating its promise as an ethics for politics, and by means of drawing on thinkers much less used in discussions of reflexivity comparable to Hannah Arendt, Michel Foucault and Aristotle.

This e-book will attract students and upper-level graduates in numerous sub-fields of IR, together with international/global ethics, IR conception, worldwide governance, overseas businesses, non-governmental businesses, overseas coverage research and US overseas policy.

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