Justice, Equality, and Rights

John Tasioulas

in The Oxford Handbook of the History of Ethics

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199545971
Published online April 2013 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Philosophy

Justice, Equality, and Rights

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This chapter begins by considering the nature of justice, and then discusses justice as a subjective right, justice eclipsed, basic human equality, natural rights, and the transformation of natural rights into human rights.

Keywords: justice; human equality; natural rights; human rights

Article.  13386 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy ; Moral Philosophy ; Social and Political Philosophy

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