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Value and Values: Economics and Justice in an Age of Global Interdependence

Roger T. Ames and Peter D. Hershock


The most pressing issues of the twenty-first century—climate change and persistent hunger in a world of food surpluses, to name only two—can only be resolved by generating sustained and globally robust coordination across value systems. This book brings together leading thinkers from around the world to deliberate on how best to correlate worth (value) with what is worthwhile (values), pairing human prosperity with personal, environmental, and spiritual flourishing in a world of differing visions of what constitutes a moral life. Especially in the aftermath of what is now being called the Grea ... More

Keywords: justice, economics, ethics, moral life, human prosperity, value, cultural differences

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780824839673
Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016 DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824839673.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Roger T. Ames, editor
University of Hawai'i at Manoa

Peter D. Hershock, editor

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Roger T. Ames and Peter D. Hershock

Part I Interdependence and Relationality

2 Value, Exchange, and Beyond

Meera Sushila Viswanathan

3 Triple Negation

James McRae

4 Fouling Our Nest

Heidi M. Hurd

7 Filial Piety and the Traditional Chinese Rural Community

Yang Liuxin, Baoyan Cheng, and Xu Di

Part II Dynamism and Contextuality

9 Moral Equivalents

Kathleen M. Higgins

10 A Critique of Economic Reason

Purushottama Bilimoria

14 Swaraj and Swadeshi

Nalini Bhushan and Jay L. Garfield

Part III Equity and Diversity

23 Invaluable Justice

Steven Burik

30 The Value of Diversity

Peter D. Hershock

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