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Justice, institutions, and luck

Kok-Chor Tan

Justice, institutions, and luck

the site, ground, and scope of equality

by Kok-Chor Tan

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Equality before the law,
  • Distributive justice

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [198]-204) and index.

    StatementKok-Chor Tan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK3250 .T36 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 208 p. ;
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25350976M
    ISBN 100199588856
    ISBN 109780199588855
    LC Control Number2012406006
    OCLC/WorldCa757147122

    Downloadable! Political liberals very often appeal to a so-called division of moral labour that separates the regulation of institutions from that of personal conduct. Probably the most famous statement of this idea is found in these remarks from John Rawls: The principles of justice for institutions must not be confused with the principles which apply to individuals and their .   The Idea of Justice. The Idea of Justice, Amartya Sen (Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press/Harvard University Press, ), pp., $ cloth.. The Indian Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, born in , is one of the most important public intellectuals of our age, an original thinker whose work transcends the standard disciplinary boundaries.

      What is the criminal justice system for? How does it operate? How does it treat victims, suspects, defendants and offenders? Does it work? Is it fair? Criminal Justice provides a thought-provoking and critical introduction to the challenges faced by the UK's criminal justice system including policing, sentencing and punishment at the beginning of the 21st Century. It is commonplace to distinguish between retributive justice and distributive justice. In both cases the issue of bad luck arises, and offhand it seems that the role one ascribes to luck in one area will constrain the role one can ascribe to luck elsewhere: if luck raises questions about the significance of desert in the sphere of distributive.

    We may begin with a definition of justice cited in Book 1 of Plato's Republic: that justice is giving each person what is due to him. But it is difficult for economic theorists to accept Plato's subsequent suggestion that a good society could create an ample supply of justice simply by educating its rulers to love justice above all else. Having completed the main defense of the two principles of justice, part ii of A Theory of Justice aims to “illustrate the content of the principles of justice.” (TJ, /) The principles do not require a single institutional scheme for all circumstances, so any application needs to be sensitive to the conditions in which the principles are to be : Jon Mandle.


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