Social Justice / Edition 1

Social Justice / Edition 1

by Matthew Clayton, Andrew Williams
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1405111461

ISBN-13: 9781405111461

Pub. Date: 03/15/2004

Publisher: Wiley

This reader brings together classic and contemporary contributions to debates about social justice.

  • A collection of classic and contemporary contributions to debates about social justice.
  • Includes classic discussions of justice by Locke and Hume.
  • Provides broad coverage of contemporary discussions, including

Overview

This reader brings together classic and contemporary contributions to debates about social justice.

  • A collection of classic and contemporary contributions to debates about social justice.
  • Includes classic discussions of justice by Locke and Hume.
  • Provides broad coverage of contemporary discussions, including theoretical pieces by John Rawls, Robert Nozick and Ronald Dworkin.
  • Contains papers that apply theories of justice to concrete issues, such as gender and the family, the market, world poverty, cultural rights, and future generations.
  • Philosophically challenging yet accessible to students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405111461
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/15/2004
Series:
Wiley Blackwell Readings in Philosophy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

Part I: Historical Essays:.

1. Of Property: John Locke.

2. Of Justice: David Hume.

Part II: Contemporary Theories:.

3. On Justice as Fairness: John Rawls.

4. An Entitlement Theory: Robert Nozick.

5. Equality of Resources: Ronald Dworkin (NYU).

6. Against Equality of Resources: Relocating Dworkin’s Cut: G. A. Cohen (All Souls, Oxford.

7. Against Luck Egalitarianism: What is the Point of Equality? Elizabeth S. Anderson (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor).

8. The Concept of Desert: David Miller.

Part III: Issues:.

9. The Family: Gender and Justice: Susan Moller Okin.

10. The Market: On the Site of Distributive Justice: G. A. Cohen.

11. Justice across Cultures: Is Multiculturalism Bad for Animals? Paula Casal.

12. Justice across Borders: Brief for a Global Resources Dividend: Thomas W. Pogge (University of Colombia).

13. Justice across Generations: The Non-Identity Problem: Derek Parfit (All Souls, Oxford).

Index

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