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Global Justice: Beyond The Law of Peoples to a Cosmopolitan Law of Persons

Andrew Kuper

in Democracy Beyond Borders: Justice and Representation in Global Institutions

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199274901
eISBN:
9780191601552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199274908.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Develops a cosmopolitan theory of global justice, in critical dialogue with John Rawls’s The Law of Peoples. Kuper argues that Rawls has begged some of the central questions of global justice by ... More


Leviathan's Theory of Justice

Luc Foisneau

in Leviathan after 350 Years

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199264612
eISBN:
9780191718526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264612.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter reflects on the philosophical aspects of Hobbes's recasting of the theory of justice in Leviathan. The first aspect of this recasting is the emergence of a new definition of justice as ... More


Justice Between the Young and the Old

Dennis McKerlie

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199769131
eISBN:
9780199979615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769131.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Moral Philosophy

In a world of limited resources, competition between the young and old prompt difficult questions of justice. In countries with public pension and health care systems, or with aging populations, ... More


The Methods of Justice: Reflections on Rawls

MARCUS GEORGE SINGER

in The Ideal of a Rational Morality: Philosophical Compositions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198250210
eISBN:
9780191681264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198250210.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter offers some reflections on Rawls’s Theory of Justice. It argues that if the historical background is vital in judgements of justice — ... More


Sympathy and Vengeance: The Role of Feelings in Justice

Robert C. Solomon

in In Defense of Sentimentality

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780195145502
eISBN:
9780199834969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019514550X.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Justice is typically treated in philosophy and political science as a matter of theory and reasoning. I argue instead for a conception of justice (and injustice) based first of all on emotions, in ... More


Justice and just action in Plato’s Republic

Stephen Everson

in Episteme, etc.: Essays in Honour of Jonathan Barnes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199696482
eISBN:
9780191738036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696482.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter considers what must be the first detailed and systematic account of virtue — or a virtue — which does treat the agent as theoretically fundamental, and that is Plato's theory of justice ... More


The Problem of Stability in Political Liberalism

Thomas E. Hill

in Respect, Pluralism, and Justice: Kantian Perspectives

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238348
eISBN:
9780191597688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238347.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Examines the relation between two of the most influential Kantian works in political philosophy in this century, John Rawls's A Theory of Justice and his Political Liberalism. The rationale for ... More


Is Modern Liberalism Compatible with Limited Government? The Case of Rawls

Michael P. Zuckert

in Natural Law, Liberalism, and Morality: Contemporary Essays

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199243006
eISBN:
9780191697203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243006.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses John Rawls, a thinker who was responsible for the new egalitarian liberal theory. The discussion includes Rawls' book, A Theory of Justice, in which he presents a number of ... More


Hume's Theory of Justice

Jonathan Harrison

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198246190
eISBN:
9780191680946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246190.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Hume's A Treatise of Human Nature was published between 1739 and 1740. Book I, entitled ‘Of the Understanding’, contains Hume's epistemology, i.e., his account of the manner in which we acquire ... More


The Basis of Egalitarianism

Henry Phelps Brown

in Egalitarianism and the Generation of Inequality

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286486
eISBN:
9780191596773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286481.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The two preceding parts of the book, which were concerned with the history of ideas and the formation of actual distributions of income and wealth, have prepared the way for a final assessment of ... More


John Rawls

Alan Ryan

in The Making of Modern Liberalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148403
eISBN:
9781400841950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148403.003.0027
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the impact of John Rawls's A Theory of Justice on the liberal audience that took it up. In A Theory of Justice, Rawls offers a defense of civil disobedience that would make ... More


 Care and Justice in the Global Context

Virginia Held

in The Ethics of Care: Personal, Political, and Global

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195180992
eISBN:
9780199785957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195180992.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines various assumptions made in thinking about international relations, and various effects of globalization in political economy. It explores the implications of the ethics of care ... More


The Justification of Europe: A Political Theory of Supranational Integration

Jürgen Neyer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641246
eISBN:
9780191745591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641246.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Theory

This book submits a political theory of supranational integration that is established on the individual right to justification. This right is integrated in a procedural theory of justice that builds ... More


Rethinking the Governance of the International Monetary Fund

Abbas Mirakhor and Iqbal Zaidi

in Finance, Development, and the IMF

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199239863
eISBN:
9780191716805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239863.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter attempts to set out the principal issues that need to be resolved in formulating a proposal for quotas and voice reform in the IMF that could command broad support. Following John Rawls, ... More


Shame and Method

Christopher J. Lebron

in The Color of Our Shame: Race and Justice in Our Time

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199936342
eISBN:
9780199345823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936342.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

This chapter begins by grounding the claim that given the nature of racial inequality as the problem of social value an effective theory of justice must look to other moral concepts relevant to ... More


Conclusion and Extrication

Lawrence C. Becker

in Habilitation, Health, and Agency: A Framework for Basic Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199917549
eISBN:
9780199950454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917549.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 10 takes leave of the project by reconsidering some especially troublesome thoughts about it—especially the way in which ordinary approximations to basic good health are apparently compatible ... More


The Prudential Lifespan Account

Dennis McKerlie

in Justice Between the Young and the Old

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199769131
eISBN:
9780199979615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769131.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Moral Philosophy

This chapter deals with the view that identifies fairness among temporal parts of different lives with the distribution that would be chosen by prudence over the different temporal parts of one life. ... More


Clamshell Rent? Use, Usurpation, and Usury

Gijs van Donselaar

in The Right to Exploit: Parasitism, Scarcity, and Basic Income

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195140392
eISBN:
9780199871483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140392.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses a theory of justice in original acquisition in which the interests of all those involved in, and affected by, the initial distribution of resources play a very significant ... More


Conclusion: Ego Politics

Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg

in Impious Fidelity: Anna Freud, Psychoanalysis, Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450341
eISBN:
9780801463334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450341.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This book concludes with a discussion of Anna Freud's defense of the ego, which she articulated in The Ego and the Mechanisms of Defense, in relation to John Rawls's notion of defense in A Theory of ... More


Morality and Society

Bernard Gert

in Morality: Its Nature and Justification

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195176896
eISBN:
9780199835300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195176898.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter shows that even though the same moral system applies to individuals and governments, governments may be justified in violating a moral rule in a situation where an individual would not ... More


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