Chapter One: Introducing Justice.
Chapter Two: Ideal Theory and Institutional Feasibility.
Chapter Three: John Rawls’s Theory of Justice as Fairness.
Chapter Four: The Capability Approach.
Chapter Five: Libertarian Justice.
Chapter Six: Justice and Groups.
Chapter Seven: Affirmative Action, Equality of Opportunity, and the Gendered Divison of Labour.
Chapter Eight: Personal Justice, Political Justice and Liberal Feminism.
Chapter Nine: Conclusion.
A GUide to Further Reading.
‘Harry Brighouse sets out the main lines of contemporary thinking about justice with clarity and insight. The key theories and the most telling objections to them are thoroughly explores and connected to a range of policy issues in a manner that is both accessible to students and engaging for specialists.’ Christopher Bertram, University of Bristol
- Connects philosophical theories of justice to real world issues.
- Outlines and provides critical discussion of, the major theories of justice in contemporary debates.
- Includes a detailed and accessible discussion of the slogan 'the personal is political'.
- Includes a chapter on methods in political theory as they pertain to thinking about justice.
- Includes a thorough and accessible introduction to John Rawls's theory of justice focussing on his final book, Justice as Fairness.