Imperfection and Impartiality: A Liberal Theory of Social Justice

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Index

a
absolutism 36 -7, 58 , 59
abundance 50 , 94 -5, 224
Ackerman, B. 27 , 29 , 31 , 58 , 80
and equalisanda 187 , 188 , 189
agency 69 -70, 72 , 133 , 134 , 197 , 212
altruism 86 , 87
anthropocentrism 127
animals 85 -6, 117 , 132 , 133 , 212 -13
Archimedean point see archpoint
archpoint 7 , 8 , 39 -40, 54 -82, 113 , 114 -15
contract theory and 83 -109
Aristotle 19 , 21 -2, 45 , 119 , 184
assumptions, in bargaining theory 77 -8
asymmetry 132
autonomy 69 -70, 133 , 134 , 197 , 212

b
bargaining theory 76 -8
Barry, B. 9 , 45 , 57 , 86 , 89 , 94
and future generations 148
and plans for life 69
and second order impartiality 5 , 10
basic consensus 57 , 58
basic duties 163
basic needs, rights to 179 , 180 -81, 189 -90, 198 , 213
see also option equality
Bedau, H. 25
benefit 130
Berlin, I. 72
bias 31 , 96
Binmore, K. 25
biocentrism 127
Brandt, R. 20 , 73 -4

c
categorical imperatives 45 -6, 63
causal responsibility 135 , 136 -7, 138
chance 137 -8, 143 , 199
civilization 127
cognitive psychotherapy 63 , 73 -4
Cohen, G.A. 206
collectivism 174 , 211
communitarian justice 8 -9, 41 , 42 , 43 , 46 -53, 221
critique of 49 -51
and minimal justice 52 -3, 55 , 106 , 114 , 121
community 42 , 46 -7, 50 -1, 121 , 219
commutative justice 172 -3
compensation 141 , 208 -10
completeness 107
complex rights 163 -4, 166 , 173 , 174
conceptions of justice 35 -8
conditional rights 170 -71, 172 -9, 181
limits to 207
consent 32 -3, 75 -6
contract theories 40 , 76 , 78 -82, 115 -16, 121 -2
information in 83 -109, 115
corrective redistribution 141 -2
credibility 116 -17

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page v
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgements ix
  • Part I 1
  • 1 - Introduction 3
  • Part II - The Archimedean Point 17
  • 2 - Justice in Society 19
  • 3 - Between Community and Nature 39
  • 4 - The Archpoint 54
  • 5 - Impartiality and Information 83
  • Part III - Principles of Distributive Justice 111
  • 6 - Dies Irae 113
  • 7 - Do We Not Bleed? 123
  • 8 - The Distribution of Rights 153
  • 9 - Equalisanda 183
  • 10 - Principles of Minimal Justice 197
  • Notes 222
  • References 228
  • Index 236
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