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Imperfection and impartiality : a liberal theory of social justice

Author: M L J Wissenburg
Publisher: London : UCL Press ; New York : Distributed in North America by Garland Pub., 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Imperfection and Impartiality argues, from a liberal perspective, for a radical re-interpretation of existing ideas about social justice. This model cherishes plurality and tolerance, instead of uniformity and moral indifference.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M L J Wissenburg
ISBN: 1857288505 9781857288506 1857288513 9781857288513
OCLC Number: 40980186
Description: x, 240 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1: The Archimedean point; justice in society; between community and nature; the archpoint; impartiality and information. Part 2: Principles of distributive justice; dies irae; do we not bleed?; the distribution of rights; equalisanda; principles of minimal justice.
Responsibility: Marcel Wissenburg.
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This text presents a theory of justice that takes the core notion of impartiality seriously and cherishes plurality, diversity, commitment and tolerance instead of uniformity and moral indifference.  Read more...

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