24.04J | Spring 2012 | Undergraduate
Justice

Lecture Notes

There are no lecture notes for Lectures 1, 12–14, 17, 20-22, and 24–26.

LEC # TOPICS
1 Introduction
I. UTILITARIANISM
2 Classical Utilitarianism (PDF)
3 Communal Norms (PDF)
4 Revisionist Utilitarianism (PDF)
5 The Harm Principle (PDF)
6 The Utility of Speech (PDF)
7 The Utility of Liberty (PDF)
8 The Utility of Democracy (PDF)
II. LIBERTARIANISM
9 Rights as Side-constraints (PDF)
10 Against Redistribution (PDF)
11 The Entitlement Theory (PDF)
12 Justice in Acquisition
13 Justice in Transfer
14 Is the equality of opportunity principle incoherent?
III. EGALITARIAN LIBERALISM
15 Justice as Fairness (PDF)
16 Markets & Moral Desert (PDF)
17 Equal Opportunity & Effort
18 Justice & the Family (PDF)
19 Justice & the Social Ethos (PDF)
20 Money & Elections
21 Justice & Basic Income
22 Justice & Reciprocity
23 Justice & the Ghetto Poor (PDF)
24 Justice & the Global Poor
25 Justice & Immigration
26 Conclusion
Course Info
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Spring 2012
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