The Idea of Justice

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Social justice: an ideal, forever beyond our grasp; or one of many practical possibilities? More than a matter of intellectual discourse, the idea of justice plays a real role in how - and how well - people live. And in this book the distinguished scholar Amartya Sen offers a powerful critique of the theory of social justice that, in its grip on social and political thinking, has long left practical realities far behind. The transcendental theory of justice, the subject of Sen's analysis, flourished in the Enlightenment and ...

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The Idea of Justice
2011, The Belknap Press, Cambridge, Mass.

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2010, Penguin Books Ltd, London

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2009, Belknap Press, Cambridge, MA

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2009, Allen Lane, London

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