Collective Responsibility for Severe Poverty

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Thomas Pogge has argued powerfully for the view that states which are responsible for severe poverty collectively share this responsibility. I claim that this rough equality of collective responsibility is not compelling. Relevant states may share collective responsibility for severe poverty, but some states possess much more responsibility than others. It may prove difficulty deter- mining precisely how much more or less responsible some states are than others. Nonetheless, Pogge's account should be revised to recognize more clearly the inequality of contribution that relevant states have towards collective responsibility for severe poverty

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Thom Brooks, Durham University

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15.07.2022

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Brooks, T. (2022). Collective Responsibility for Severe Poverty. POLITIKOS: Journal of Social and Political Philosophy , 1(1), 41–52. Retrieved from https://politikos.tsfdergisi.com/index.php/content/article/view/9

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