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Republican justice

Southwood, Nicholas


I raise three objections to Philip Pettit's republican account of justice: (a) that it fails to account adequately for the role of certain values such as substantive fairness; (b) that it represents an uncomfortable hybrid of egalitarianism and sufficientarianism; and (c) that it fails Pettit’s own ‘eyeball test’. I then conclude in a more constructive vein, speculating about the kind of account of justice it is supposed to be and suggesting that, construed a certain way, it may have resources...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy
DOI: 10.1080/13698230.2015.1092662


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