Social Contract and the Currency of Justice: Equality and Justice
Bringing together the most influential essays in ethical philosophy throughout the twentieth century, this comprehensive collection examines the ... Show synopsis Bringing together the most influential essays in ethical philosophy throughout the twentieth century, this comprehensive collection examines the issues that form the basis of the modern understanding of a democratic society. The carefully selected articles debate the character of human, legal, institutional, and universal equality and justice. Topics and coverage include contemporary notions of justice and social equality; the conceptual foundation for requiring minimum justice and equality; discussions of who is entitled to justice and equality and who is obliged to provide these conditions; and universal, procedural, legal concepts of justice and equality. This collection is a useful survey on timeless issues of interest to students and scholars in philosophy, law, policy, and international relations alike. This volume is available on its own or as part of the six-volume set, "Equality and Justice." For a complete list of the volume titles in this set, see the listing for "Equality and Justice" [ISBN: 0-415-94142-3].