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Justice (Key Concepts)


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Preface. Chapter One: Introducing Justice. Chapter Two: Ideal Theory and Institutional Feasibility. Chapter Three: John Rawls?s Theory of Justice as Fairness. Chapter Four: The Capability Approach. Chapter Five: Libertarian Justice. Chapter Six: Justice and Groups. Chapter Seven: Affirmative Action, Equality of Opportunity, and the Gendered Divison of Labour. Chapter Eight: Personal Justice, Political Justice and Liberal Feminism. Chapter Nine: Conclusion. Notes. A GUide to Further Reading. Bibliography. Index.

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Harry Brighouse is Professor of Philosphy at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.


?Justice is lively, forcefully argued and clearly written. It contains critical expositions of Rawls's liberal egalitarianism and its main competitors. Brighouse writes with flair, using homespun examples as well as examples from contemporary politics. He shows a solid understanding of the complexities of achieving justice in the real world.? David Copp, University of Florida ?Harry Brighouse sets out the main lines of contemporary thinking about justice with clarity and insight. The key theories and the most telling objections to them are thoroughly explores and connected to a range of policy issues in a manner that is both accessible to students and engaging for specialists.? Christopher Bertram, University of Bristol

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