David Schmidtz, The Elements of Justice: Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. 2006. ISBN 0-521-53936-6, $32, Pb [Book Review]

Journal of Value Inquiry 46 (2):255-257 (2012)

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From Schmidtz, one might expect a theory of justice, basically along libertarian lines. The book may surprise, though not disappoint, for that is not quite what one would find. Instead, the title is apt. Schmidtz says that there is a terrain of justice, the terrain of what people are due, and it has a certain kind of unity.
Keywords Justice  Reciprocity  Desert  Equality  Need
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