Justice: An Anthology / Edition 1

Justice: An Anthology / Edition 1

by Louis P. Pojman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131835165

ISBN-13: 9780131835160

Pub. Date: 02/25/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

A comprehensive anthology on justice with readings that offer the different theories on the importance and placement of justice in society.The well-argued, accessible articlesencompass classic to contemporary theories and cover both positive and negative.

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A comprehensive anthology on justice with readings that offer the different theories on the importance and placement of justice in society.The well-argued, accessible articlesencompass classic to contemporary theories and cover both positive and negative.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131835160
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/25/2005
Series:
Foundations of Philosophy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface

I. Classical Readings of Justice

Introduction

I. Plato: Justice as Harmony in the Soul and State

II. Aristotle: types of Justice

III. Thomas Hobbes: The contractarian Theory of Justice

IV. David Hume: Justice as Convention

V. Karl Marx: Critique of the Gotha Program

II. Contemporary Theories of Distributive Justice

Introduction

II.A. Libertarianism: Justice as Liberty

John Hospers: The Libertarian Manifesto

Robert Nozick: A Libertarian Theory of Justice

G.A. Cohen: Robert Nozick & Wilt Chamberlain: How Patterns Preserve Liberty

Ernest van den Haag: A Conservative Critique of Libertarianism

Jan Narveson: Justice as Pure Efficiency

II.B. Welfare Liberalism and Communitarianism

John Rawls: A Liberal Theory of Justice

Alasdair MacIntyre: Justice as a Virtue: Changing Conceptions

Michael Sandel: Morality and the Liberal Ideal: A Critique

Amy Gutmann: A Liberal Critique of Communitarianism

Susan Okin: Justice, Gender, and the Family

Stephen Nathanson: The Comprehensive Welfare State: Objections and Replies

Nicholas Rescher: A Pluralist Theory of Justice

II.C. Equality, Desert, and Equal Opportunity

Gregory Vlastos: Justice ad Equality

T.M. Scanlon: The Diversity of Objections to Inequality

Derek Parfit: Equality or Priority?

James Rachels: What People Deserve

James Fishkin: Justice, Equal Opportunity, and the Family

William Galston: a Liberal defense of Equal Opportunity

Steven Cahn: Two Concepts of Affirmative Action

William Julius Wilson: Race specific Policies and the Truly Disadvantaged

Editors of the Harvard law Review: Facial Discrimination

III. International Justice

Henry Sidgwick: International Justice: External Policy & Immigration

Garrett Hardin: Lifeboat Ethics: The Case Against Helping the Poor

Peter Singer: Famine, Affluence, and Morality

James R. Otteson: Limits on Our Obligation to Give: A Critique of Singer

Alasdair MacIntyre: Is Patriotism a Virtue?

Brian Barry: A Cosmopolitan Theory of International Society

Michael Walzer: Membership

Louis P. Pojman: The Case for Cosmopolitan Justice

Timothy King: Justice and Immigration

For Further Reading

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