Arvan, Marcus. Rightness as Fairness: A Moral and Political Theory. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. Pp. xi+271. $100.00 [Book Review]

Ethics 128 (1):230-235 (2017)
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Marcus Arvan’s Rightness as Fairness is a highly ambitious book. In fewer than 230 pages, hopes to demonstrate that we ought to evaluate moral theories in a similar manner to sciences, that existing moral theories fall short on that evaluation, that moral normativity reduces to instrumental rationality, and that a new theory of ‘rightness as fairness’ meets the scientific evaluative standards better than any of the alternatives.

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