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Justice : a reader

Author: Michael J Sandel
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
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Justice brings together in one indispensable volume essential readings on justice and moral reasoning. With readings from major thinkers from the classical era up to the present, the collection  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Sandel
ISBN: 9780195335125 0195335120
OCLC Number: 804098666
Description: 412 p. ; 26 cm.
Contents: I. INTRODUCTION: DOING THE RIGHT THING ; The Queen v. Dudley and Stephens (1884)(The lifeboat case) ; II. UTILITARIANISM ; Principles of Morals and Legistlation ; Utilitiarianism ; III. LIBERTARIANISM ; Free to Choose ; Anarchy, State, and Utopia ; The Constitution of Liberty ; IV. LOCKE: PROPERTY RIGHTS ; Second Treatise of Government ; V. MARKETS AND MORALS: SURROGATE MOTHERHOOD, MILITARY SERVICE ; Tragic Choices ; Battle Cry of Freedom ; "All Go Down Together" ; In the Matter of Baby 'M' (1987) ; In the Matter of Baby 'M' (1988, N.J.Supreme Court) ; "Is Women's Labor a Commodity?" ; VI. KANT: FREEDOM AS AUTONOMY ; Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals ; "On the Supposed Right to Lie" ; VII. RAWLS: JUSTICE AS FAIRNESS ; A Theory of Justice ; VIII. DISTRIBUTIVE JUSTICE: EQUALITY, ENTITLEMENT, AND MERIT ; A Theory of Justice ; Anarchy, State, and Utopia ; IX. AFFIRMATIVE ACTION: REVERSE DISCRIMINATION? ; "Racial Discrimination or Righting Past Wrongs?" ; Hopwood v. State of Texas (1996) ; Grutter v. Bollinger (2003) ; "Bakke's Case: Are Quotas Unfair?" ; "Double Reverse Discrimination" ; "Proxy War: Liberals Denounce Racial Profiling. Conservatives Denounce Affirmative Action. What's the Difference?" ; X. ARISTOTLE: JUSTICE AND VIRTUE ; The Politics ; Nichomachean Ethics ; XI. ABILITY, DISABILITY, AND DISCRIMINATION: CHEERLEADERS AND GOLF CARTS ; "A Safety Blitz; Texas Cheerleader Loses Status" ; "Honor and Resentment" ; "Sorry, Free Rides Not Right" ; "Keep the PGA on Foot" ; PGA Tour, Inc. v. Martin (2000) ; XII. JUSTICE, COMMUNITY, AND MEMBERSHIP ; After Virtue ; Democracy's Discontent ; Spheres of Justice ; XIII. MORAL ARGUMENT AND LIBERAL TOLERATION ; Moral Liberalism ; "Political Liberalism" ; XV. MORALITY AND LAW: SAME-SEX MARRIAGE, FOR AND AGAINST ; Goodridge v. Dept. of Public Health (2003) ; "Abolish Marriage" ; "Law, Morality, and 'Sexual Orientation'" ; "Homosexuality and the Conservative Mind" ; "Universalism, Liberal Theory, and the Problem of Gay Marriage"
Responsibility: edited by Michael J. Sandel.

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