Which of the following practices best exhibits Nardin's definition of practical association?
Abiding by election rules when running for office
Which of the following is not true of practical association?
The "binding-ness" of the association is only in each individual's interest in what the association can provide
On the purposive mode of association
a. The state is an enterprise whose purpose is the promotion of the common interests of its members
b. The key to all relationships (even relationships like families) is found in the benefits anticipated in exchange and cooperative behavior
c. Rules are adopted as instruments in the pursuit of particular ends
d. All of the above
Which of the following best describes how purposive and practical associations differ in their force of authority?
The force of authority in purposive association is always readily changeable according to interests. This is not true for practical association
Which of the following propositions expresses a constitutive value of practical association (and not an end-value)?
It would be inappropriate for me to play Bach out loud on my jam box at a Kings of Leon concert
According to Terry Nardin,
Although international associations are often purposive, international society itself is ultimately a practical association
Which of the following is a good recent example of authoritative practice in international society?
The continuation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization after the Cold War
What is the significance of the concept of practical association for international ethics?
It implies that there is an ethical component to the interests that motivate actions in international politics
Which of the following is an example of how international society is not like Hobbes' state of anarchy?
The free trade agreement between the United States and Mexico that increases production
In the rationalist view of international society
Anarchy and society are not mutually exclusive, as exhibited by cooperation between states
Sees the primacy in political life of power and security seeking
What is sovereignty?
The right to autonomy and independence
According to the revolutionist view of the relationship between justice and order
An order that is not anarchical must be established to allow for a just global society to flourish
Why does Bull turn away from the Hobbesian idea of the state of nature?
Because states are productive and have laws even under anarchy
According to Kant, in order to reach perpetual peace
No independent nation may be acquired by another nation
What are the two opposing forces that make perpetual peace possible, according to Kant?
Separate language and religions that pull us apart, and trade that draws us together
Hobbes's state of nature (state of anarchy):
Hobbes's state of nature (state of anarchy): a social state in which there is no productivity or trade, no progress, no law, and an ever-present potential for fighting; the state of human life before the social contract and entry into society
Practical association: a type of association based on shared observance of a morality or system of laws, restrictions on how each may pursue individual purposes, authoritative practice
What is the broad theoretical perspective to which we have been introduced so far in this course? Think about the authors studied in class.
Is a tradition in ethics that see human beings as a single moral community where there are some rules that apply to all
Which of the following is the central focus of communitarianism?