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Liberty and Justice




ISBN 9780367220228
Published December 4, 2019 by Routledge
240 Pages

 
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First published in 1987. "Justice and liberty are the central concepts of social and political thought." These true words of Raphael‘s indicate the importance of these concepts, which resides in the fact that they are significantly linked to most of the other key notions in this field of thought, so that an understanding of them is indispensable for an adequate grasp of Social Philosophy. The author explores these concepts on essays on freedom and fairness, and will be of great interest to students of philosophy.

Table of Contents

Preface;  1. On Liberty and the Real Will  2. Fairness and Fortune  3. Threats, Offers, Law, Opinion and Liberty  4. Retributive Punishment  5. Compensatory Discrimination  6. Individual Liberty  7. Civil Liberty and the Rule of Law  8. The Indefeasibility of Justice  9. Procedural Equality: A Reply to Mr Ingram  10. Is the Concept of Freedom Essentially Contestable?  11. Collective Liberty and Religious Liberty  12. Economic Liberty and Economic Justice  13. Professor Taylor on Liberty and Justice;  Index of Names;  Index of Notions

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J.P Day