Many Worlds, Many Theories, Many Rules: Formulating an Ethical System for the World to Come
International Relations Theory
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AbstractAbstract There are many ways to speak about the modern world, and many theories setting it apart. I focus on a world facing economic decline and a return to the status-ordering of traditional societies. With republican theory as a backdrop, I show that an updated virtue ethics constitutes an ethical system uniquely suiting any society that is significantly status-ordered.