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The idea of justice, Amartya Sen

Label
The idea of justice
Title
The idea of justice
Statement of responsibility
Amartya Sen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents an analysis of what justice is, the transcendental theory of justice and its drawbacks, and a persuasive argument for a comparative perspective on justice that can guide us in the choice between alternatives
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1933-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sen, Amartya
Dewey number
320.01/1
Index
index present
LC call number
JC578
LC item number
.S424 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rawls, John
  • Justice
  • Social contract
  • Ethics
Label
The idea of justice, Amartya Sen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: An approach to justice -- The demands of justice. Reason and objectivity -- Rawls and beyond -- Institutions and persons -- Voice and social choice -- Impartiality and objectivity -- Closed and open impartiality -- Forms of reasoning. Position, relevance and illusion -- Rationality and other people -- Plurality of impartial reasons -- Realizations, consequences and agency -- The materials of justice. Lives, freedoms and capabilities -- Capabilities and resources -- Happiness, well-being and capabilities -- Equality and liberty -- Public reasoning and democracy. Democracy as public reason -- The practice of democracy -- Human rights and global imperatives -- Justice and the world
Control code
ocn689522246
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Harvard University Press paperback edition.
Extent
xxviii, 467 pages
Isbn
9780674060470
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)689522246
Label
The idea of justice, Amartya Sen
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: An approach to justice -- The demands of justice. Reason and objectivity -- Rawls and beyond -- Institutions and persons -- Voice and social choice -- Impartiality and objectivity -- Closed and open impartiality -- Forms of reasoning. Position, relevance and illusion -- Rationality and other people -- Plurality of impartial reasons -- Realizations, consequences and agency -- The materials of justice. Lives, freedoms and capabilities -- Capabilities and resources -- Happiness, well-being and capabilities -- Equality and liberty -- Public reasoning and democracy. Democracy as public reason -- The practice of democracy -- Human rights and global imperatives -- Justice and the world
Control code
ocn689522246
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Harvard University Press paperback edition.
Extent
xxviii, 467 pages
Isbn
9780674060470
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)689522246

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