Two Illustrations from South Korea and Some Reflections about the Public Administration Studies: Are We Granted to Pillory the Ethics or Social Justice
International Journal of Philosophy
Volume 2, Issue 4, August 2014, Pages: 48-59
Received: Aug. 13, 2014; Accepted: Aug. 25, 2014; Published: Sep. 10, 2014
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Kiyoung Kim, College of Law, Chosun University, Kwang-ju, South Korea
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Amidst the ideology, efficiency and bitter contention of international economy, the importance of leadership or public administration had long been under-stressed as an avenue for any better solution. Nonetheless, within a changing mode of interaction in the global community, an increasing ethos for the kind of common basis of ethics or agreement, at least in the level of class administrators or noble citizenry including the academicians, business leaders, bureaucrats and so, could be congruent for the public good on the national and international plane. A rapid transformation for the informative society or sharing and humanity or social justice generally is seen to enable the possibility of new openness against the divergences from various reasons. Typically, I consider the public administration other than law, inter alia, could have strands to leap for any grand promise or for any cosmopolitan public value since it tends progressive and less ideological. At the core of ambition underlie the ethics of public administrators or their responsibility for the constituents and global public. The paper deals with two illustrative cases from the experience of South Korea which matters at the negative and positive concept of liberty. They will be investigated, empirically at some extent and in view of the ethics of congressmen and public officers. I, then, turn to explore the western theories and tenets often associated with their moral standard. Finally, the context could be revisited for the global scale of transformation expanded to cover the Orient and West.
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Public administration, National Assembly, Congressman, Ethics, Political Theories, Orient and West, South Korea, Positive Liberty, Social Justice
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Kiyoung Kim, Two Illustrations from South Korea and Some Reflections about the Public Administration Studies: Are We Granted to Pillory the Ethics or Social Justice, International Journal of Philosophy. Vol. 2, No. 4, 2014, pp. 48-59. doi: 10.11648/j.ijp.20140204.11
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