[Home ] [Archive]   [ فارسی ]  
:: Main :: About :: Current Issue :: Archive :: Search :: Submit :: Contact ::
:: Volume 12, Issue 46 (winter 2019) ::
پژوهش نامه اخلاق 2019, 12(46): 7-20 Back to browse issues page
Global Poverty and Moral Responsibility
Mahdi Alizadeh , Ali Akbar Teymori
Abstract:   (1223 Views)
Global poverty is one of the most important challenges encountering human beings. Thousands of people die every day and 18 million people die every year as a result of poverty and its problems. The main question in this regard is whether the rich have a moral responsibility for poverty or not. Taking advantage of descriptive-analytical methods, this article examines the views of Peter Singer, John Rawls, Amartya Sen, Martha Nussbaum, and finally Thomas Pogg, and asserts the critiques of each. Each of them seems to be facing serious challenges in proving moral responsibility for the poverty of the needy. Finally, it explores this issue based on Islamic thought and believes that according to the Islamic moral system (practical intellect in the sacred wisdom of Islam in terms of the taste of the Shari'a), it is necessary and apt to rule the need to help the non-disobedient non-Muslim needy.
Keywords: Global poverty, moral responsibility, justice, capacity, natural poverty, imposed poverty.
Full-Text [PDF 343 kb]   (252 Downloads)    
Type of Study: بنیادی | Subject: Applied ethics
Received: 2020/06/27 | Accepted: 2020/06/27 | Published: 2020/06/27
Send email to the article author

Add your comments about this article
Your username or Email:


XML   Persian Abstract   Print

Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

Alizadeh M, Teymori A A. Global Poverty and Moral Responsibility. پژوهش نامه اخلاق. 2019; 12 (46) :7-20
URL: http://akhlagh.maaref.ac.ir/article-1-1301-en.html

Rights and permissions
Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
Volume 12, Issue 46 (winter 2019) Back to browse issues page
فصلنامه علمی پژوهشنامه اخلاق Research Quarterly in Islamic Ethics
Persian site map - English site map - Created in 0.08 seconds with 30 queries by YEKTAWEB 4331