Tag Archives: distributive justice

Chapter 7. Reconciliation in Practice: Education.

I disagree with a good deal in Chapter 7 of Kevin’s book.  In fact, I am extremely sympathetic with the overall project of de-privatizing religious reasons: like Kevin I want a liberalism, and more importantly a polity, in which faith … Continue reading

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On the Scope of Distributive Justice

July 5-7, Central European University, Budapest Organized by the Departments of Philosophy and Political Science and the Global Justice Network Venue: Central European University, Nador utca 13, Room 001 THURSDAY, July 5 11.30-13.00: Keynote Address • Samuel Scheffler (New York … Continue reading

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Matthew Adler, Well-Being and Fair Distribution: Beyond Cost-Benefit Analysis

Matthew Adler has a major new book with OUP that will interest many readers of this blog. Here is the description: Well-Being and Fair Distribution provides a rigorous and comprehensive defense of the “social welfare function” as a tool for … Continue reading

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CFP: Special Issue on “Global Justice & Practice-Dependence” in Raisons Politiques (in English)

Deadline for submissions: April 1st, 2012 Tentative publication date: Winter 2012 About the Journal Raisons Politiques is a well-established journal of political thought currently building an international reputation with the support of Sciences Po, the French renowned research institute for … Continue reading

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Distributive Justice in the Abstract and Concrete

In talking with people about questions of distributive justice, one often encounters a peculiar sort of conflict or tension. It’s not just that different people hold different views on the question. Rather, each individual person seems somehow to be pulled … Continue reading

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A quick thought on utilitarianism, non-ideal theory, sweatshops, and distributive justice.

So, I’ve been thinking about utilitarianism and non-ideal theory. Although what I’ve come up with may be quite obvious, I’d be interested in reflections on the thought. It seems to me that there are times when we might do best … Continue reading

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