Axiomathes 32 (3):529-538 (2022)

Alexander Max Bauer
University of Oldenburg
In attempts to compare different distributions with regards to need, so-called “measures of need-based distributive justice” have emerged in recent years. Each of the proposed measures relies on a single dimension of need that is taken into account. This is shown to be problematic since humans experience different kinds of need that appear to be incommensurable. A strategy to deal with this problem is introduced by using multidimensional measures.
Keywords Distributive Justice  Need-Based Justice  Metrics  Multidimensional Measurement  Formal Modeling
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DOI 10.1007/s10516-021-09538-7
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