Toward a Just Social Order

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Derek Phillips presents a strong case for the importance of normative theories about the just social organization of society. Most sociologists urge the avoidance of value judgments, but Professor Phillips argues for a notion of a just social order that reflects a twin concern with explanatory and normative thinking.

Originally published in 1986.

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Derek Phillips presents a strong case for the importance of normative theories about the just social organization of society. Most sociologists urge the avoidance of value judgments, but Professor Phillips argues for a notion of a just social order that reflects a twin concern with explanatory and normative thinking.

Originally published in 1986.

The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

A work in social philosophy on how the social order is established and maintained and how it should and ought to be maintained.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780691028347
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press
  • Publication date: 3/1/1986
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 470
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.26 (h) x 1.14 (d)

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