Justice: An Anthology / Edition 1

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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131835160
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 2/25/2005
  • Series: Foundations of Philosophy Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 464
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents


I. Classical Readings of Justice


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


II.A. Libertarianism: Justice as Liberty

VII. John Hospers: The Libertarian Manifesto

VIII. Robert Nozick: A Libertarian Theory of Justice

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

X. Ernest van den Haag: A Conservative Critique of Libertarianism

XI. Jan Narveson: Justice as Pure Efficiency

II.B. Welfare Liberalism and Communitarianism

XII. John Rawls: A Liberal Theory of Justice

XIII. Alasdair MacIntyre: Justice as a Virtue: Changing Conceptions

XIV. Michael Sandel: Morality and the Liberal Ideal: A Critique

XV. Amy Gutmann: A Liberal Critique of Communitarianism

XVI. Susan Okin: Justice, Gender, and the Family

XVII. Stephen Nathanson: The Comprehensive Welfare State: Objections and Replies

XVIII. Nicholas Rescher: A Pluralist Theory of Justice

II.C. Equality, Desert, and Equal Opportunity

XIX. Gregory Vlastos: Justice ad Equality

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

XXI. Derek Parfit: Equality or Priority?

XXII. James Rachels: What People Deserve

XXIII. James Fishkin: Justice, Equal Opportunity, and the Family

XXIV. William Galston: a Liberal defense of Equal Opportunity

XXV. Steven Cahn: Two Concepts of Affirmative Action

XXVI. William Julius Wilson: Race specific Policies and the Truly Disadvantaged

XXVII.Editors of the Harvard law Review: Facial Discrimination

III. International Justice

XXVIII. Henry Sidgwick: International Justice: External Policy & Immigration

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

XXX. Peter Singer: Famine, Affluence, and Morality

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

XXXII.Alasdair MacIntyre: Is Patriotism a Virtue?

XXXIII. Brian Barry: A Cosmopolitan Theory of International Society

XXXIV. Michael Walzer: Membership

XXXV. Louis P. Pojman: The Case for Cosmopolitan Justice

XXXVI. Timothy King: Justice and Immigration

For Further Reading

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