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Brief History of Justice

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ISBN-10: 1405155779

ISBN-13: 9781405155779

Edition: 2011

Authors: David Johnston

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A Brief History of Justice traces the development of the idea of justice from the ancient world until the present day, with special attention to the emergence of the modern idea of social justice. An accessible introduction to the history of ideas about justice Shows how complex ideas are anchored in ordinary intuitions about justice Traces the emergence of the idea of social justice Identifies connections as well as differences between distributive and corrective justice Offers accessible, concise introductions to the thought of several leading figures and schools of thought in the history of philosophy
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 6/3/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 276
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.50" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

Prologue: From the Standard Model to a Sense of Justice
The Terrain of Justice
Teleology and Tutelage in Plato's Republic
Aristotle's Theory of Justice
From Nature to Artifice: Aristotle to Hobbes
The Emergence of Utility
Kant's Theory of Justice
The Idea of Social Justice
The Theory of Justice as Fairness
Epilogue: From Social Justice to Global Justice?
Glossary of Names
Source Notes