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Liberalism and distributive justice /
Samuel Freeman.
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New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
description
viii, 355 pages ; 25 cm
ISBN
0190699264, 9780190699260, 9780190699277
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New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
isbn
0190699264
9780190699260
9780190699277
contents note
Part I. Liberalism, libertarianism, and economic justice -- Capitalism in the classical and high liberal traditions -- Illiberal libertarians : why libertarianism is not a liberal view -- Distributive justice and the difference principle -- Part II. Rawls on distributive justice and the difference principle -- Property-owning democracy and the difference principle -- Private law and Rawls's principles of justice -- Liberal institutions and distributive justice -- Part III. The social and institutional bases of distributive justice -- The basic structure of society as the primary subject of justice -- Ideal theory and the justice of institutions -- Constructivism, facts, and moral justification.
abstract
"Offers a controversial view about the social institutions essential to a liberal society. Discusses how they are realized by liberalisms on the right and the left. Argues that libertarianism is not a liberal view." --
catalogue key
11759772
 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-325) and index.

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