What Do We Want from a Theory of Justice

@article{Sen2006WhatDW,
  title={What Do We Want from a Theory of Justice},
  author={Amartya Sen},
  journal={The Journal of Philosophy},
  year={2006},
  volume={103},
  pages={215-238}
}
  • A. Sen
  • Published 1 May 2006
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Philosophy
Development ethics, Sen's 'Idea of Justice' and the reproduction of injustice : reconceptualising injustice in the context of development policy in Mexico
This dissertation analyses the contribution that Amartya Sen’s idea of justice can make to inform development policies. Particularly, it examines to what extent Sen succeeds in presenting a usefulExpand
Reasons and practices of reasoning: On the analytic/Continental distinction in political philosophy
This essay argues that whereas ‘analytic’ political philosophy is focussed on generating reasons that are oriented to the issue of articulating norms of justice, legitimacy and so on, that guideExpand
Social justice across Indonesian schooling.
Implementation of social justice teaching in the regency of Probolinggo, East Java, Indonesia, is still problematic, particularly in view of observed classroom teaching, which was centred onExpand
Synthesizing ideal and non-ideal theories into a cohesive theory of justice: The case of human trafficking as modern day slavery
It may surprise many to learn that in our modern world, there are currently between twenty-one and thirty-six million people who are trapped in the bondage of slavery. This statistic applies toExpand
A PARADIGM SHIFT IN THEORIZING ABOUT JUSTICE? A CRITIQUE OF SEN
In his recent book The Idea of Justice, Amartya Sen suggests that political philosophy should move beyond the dominant, Rawls-inspired, methodological paradigm – what Sen calls ‘transcendentalExpand
IDEAL THEORY IN THEORY AND PRACTICE
In the post-Rawlsian literature on theories of justice, most of the work done by mainstream political theorists and philosophers is part of what is known as "ideal theory." John Rawls explicitlyExpand
No Democracy without Justice: Political Freedom in Amartya Sen's Capability Approach
Amartya Sen has critiqued theories of justice in the liberal tradition for not focusing on actual human living and failing to be truly egalitarian. However, in the absence of a theoretical approachExpand
Toward a Doctrine of Socially Responsible Marketing (SRM): A Macro and Normative-Ethical Perspective
In this conceptual article, the authors use a macro-level analysis and normative ethical theory to delineate and to explicate a doctrine of socially responsible marketing (SRM). Applying aExpand
AMARTYA SEN’S CRITIQUE OF THE RAWLSIAN THEORY OF JUSTICE: AN ANALYSIS
Purpose: The present paper tries to cross-examine Sen’s notion of justice and to find a midway between the ideal and non-ideal theorizing of justice. Besides, searching for reconciliation betweenExpand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...

References

Internal Consistency of Choice," Econometrica, lxi
  • 1993