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Theories of distributive justice

Author: John E Roemer
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. [u.a.] : Harvard Univ. Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text critiques economists' conceptions of justice from a philosophical perspective and philosophical theories of distributive justice from an economic one. It uses models in order to extend  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John E Roemer
ISBN: 0674879198 9780674879195
OCLC Number: 231679420
Description: IX, 342 S. : graph. Darst
Contents: Part 1 The measurement of utility and Arrow's theorem: the measurability and comparability of utility; the Arrow impossibility theorem; reformulation of the impossibility theorem with utility functions; the connection between Arrovian social choice and distributive justice; social choice on economic environments. Part 2 Axiomatic bargaining theory: justice as rational prudence; the Nash bargaining solution; other axiomatizations of the Nash solution; the Kalai-Smorodinsky and egalitarian solutions; a criticism from the economic point of view. Part 3 Axiomatic mechanism theory on economic environments: introduction; the domain of economic environments; axioms and theorems on economic environments; proofs of theorems; naming utility and goods. Part 4 Utilitarianism: introduction; Maskin's theorem; the representation theorems of Harsanyi and Myerson; utilitarianism from behind the veil of ignorance; an implication for the interpretation of individual optimization under uncertainty; optimal population size. Part 5 Primary goods, fundamental preferences, and functionings: countering utilitarianism; primary goods, welfare and equality; Rawl's arguments for maximin (the difference principle); the Cohen criticism; Kolm's fundamental preferences; functionings and capability; equality of functionings or primary goods - an alternative approach. Part 6 Neo-Lockeanism and self- ownership: Nozick's theory of distributive justice; challenges to Nozick; joint ownership of the external world; generalizations of Locke on economic environments; implementation; the morality of self-ownership. Part 7 Equality of welfare versus equality of resources: introduction; Dworkin on equality of welfare; countering Dworkin's central argument against equality of welfare; Dworkin's definition of equality of resources; an axiomatic approach to equality of resources. Part 8 Equality of opportunity for welfare: relocating Dworkin's cut, 1; relocating Dworkin's cut, 2; equality of opportunity - an example; equality of opportunity - a formalization; a discrete formulation of equality of opportunity; examples of the EOp mechanism; related approaches to equality of opportunity.
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Roemer maintains that the work of economists and philosophers on distributive justice can benefit from mutual acquaintance...The book is valuable. In attempting to summarize and evaluate �a� Read more...

 
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