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Published: 27 September 2018

240 Pages | 15 illustrations


ISBN: 9780190462956

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In Defense of Openness

Why Global Freedom Is the Humane Solution to Global Poverty

Bas van der Vossen and Jason Brennan

  • Offers a new, positive-sum theory of global justice
  • Argues that global justice requires more freedom, not more redistribution
  • Shows important problems with mainstream theories of global justice, many of which rely upon mistaken claims about economics, institutions, or history
  • Argues for open borders, free trade, and human rights to economic liberties

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