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Justice, Sympathy, Vengeance

Robert C. Solomon

in The Joy of Philosophy

Published in print May 2003 | ISBN: 9780195165401
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199870103 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195165403.003.0005
Justice, Sympathy, Vengeance

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Justice is not an abstraction to be implemented, but a concrete set of feelings, including sympathy, compassion, a keen sense of injustice, resentment, and even vengefulness.

Keywords: Hume; justice; Locke; Nietzsche; Polymarchus; Rawls; resentment; sentiments; Adam Smith; sympathy; vengeance

Chapter.  12840 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy

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