The Paradox Of Wealth And Poverty: Mapping The Ethical Dilemmas Of Global Development

The Paradox Of Wealth And Poverty Mapping The Ethical Dilemmas Of Global Development We live in a time of human paradoxes Scientific knowledge has reached a level of sophistication that permits understanding of the most arcane phenomena and yet religious fundamentalism dominates in ma

  • Title: The Paradox Of Wealth And Poverty: Mapping The Ethical Dilemmas Of Global Development
  • Author: Daniel Little
  • ISBN: 9780813316420
  • Page: 183
  • Format: Paperback
  • We live in a time of human paradoxes Scientific knowledge has reached a level of sophistication that permits understanding of the most arcane phenomena and yet religious fundamentalism dominates in many parts of the world We witness the emergence of a civil, liberal constitutionalism in many regions of the world and yet ethnic violence threatens the lives and dignity ofWe live in a time of human paradoxes Scientific knowledge has reached a level of sophistication that permits understanding of the most arcane phenomena and yet religious fundamentalism dominates in many parts of the world We witness the emergence of a civil, liberal constitutionalism in many regions of the world and yet ethnic violence threatens the lives and dignity of millions And we live in a time of rapid economic and technological advance and yet several billions of people live in persistent debilitating poverty In this book, Daniel Little dissects these paradoxes offering the clearest perspective on how best to approach international development.Using both empirical and philosophical approaches, Little provides a schematic acquaintance with the most important facts about global development at the turn of the twentieth century In doing so, he explores what appear to be the most relevant moral principles and insights that ought to be invoked as we consider these facts and then draws conclusions about what sorts of values and goals ought to guide economic development in the twenty first century.

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