TITLE

Equality and Special Concern

AUTHOR(S)
TAN, KOK-CHOR
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Canadian Journal of Philosophy;Dec2010 Supplement, Vol. 36, p73
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses whether the primacy of egalitarian justice can be harmonized with the independent value of special concern. He comments on the problem of special concern to specify the notion of special concern that presents the greatest challenge for its reconciliation with justice. He suggests that an institutional approach to justice is how the limits of justice and special concern can be specified and rendered operational.
ACCESSION #
85474344

 

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