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Corrective Justice and the Possibility of Rectification

Lazar, Seth


In this paper, I ask how - and whether - the rectification of injury at which corrective justice aims is possible, and by whom it must be performed. I split the injury up into components of harm and wrong, and consider their rectification separately. First, I show that pecuniary compensation for the harm is practically plausible, because money acts as a mediator between the damaged interest and other interests. I then argue that this is also a morally plausible approach, because it does not...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Ethical Theory and Moral Practice
DOI: 10.1007/s10677-008-9108-8


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