The Elements of Justice

The Elements of Justice

by David Schmidtz
     
 

Discusses what justice is and how its meaning will often depend on its context.See more details below

Overview

Discusses what justice is and how its meaning will often depend on its context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521831642
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/31/2006
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

David Schmidtz is Professor of Philosophy, joint Professor of Economics, and Director of the Program of Philosophy of Freedom at the University of Arizona. He is the author of Rational Choice and Moral Agency and co-author, with Robert Goodin, of Social Welfare and Individual Responsibility. He is editor of Robert Nozick and edited, with Elizabeth Willott, Environmental Ethics: What Really Matters, What Really Works. His lectures on justice have taken him to sixteen countries and six continents.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; 1. What is justice?; 2. How to deserve; 3. How to reciprocate; 4. Equal respect and equal shares; 5. Three kinds of need; 6. Separate persons and the limits of justice.

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