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This course explores the ideal of social justice.

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November 24, 2022

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This course explores the ideal of social justice.

What makes a society just? We will approach this question by studying three opposing theories of justice—utilitarianism, libertarianism, and egalitarian liberalism—each foundational to contemporary political thought and discourse.

Course Curriculum

    • Classical Utilitarianism Unlimited
    • Communal Norms Unlimited
    • Revisionist Utilitarianism Unlimited
    • The Harm Principle Unlimited
    • The Utility of Speech Unlimited
    • The Utility of Liberty Unlimited
    • The Utility of Democracy Unlimited
    • Rights as Side-constraints Unlimited
    • Against Redistribution Unlimited
    • The Entitlement Theory Unlimited
    • Justice as Fairness Unlimited
    • Markets & Moral Desert Unlimited
    • Justice & the Family Unlimited
    • Justice & the Social Ethos Unlimited
    • Justice & the Ghetto Poor Unlimited

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