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Justice, holism and principles.

Mason, Andrew (2009) Justice, holism and principles. Res Publica, 15, (2), pp. 179-194. (doi:10.1007/s11158-009-9087-1).

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Some moral theorists defend a holistic account of practical reasons and deny that the possibility of moral thought depends upon the existence of moral principles. This article explores the implications of this position for theorising about justice, which has often aspired to provide us with an ordered list of principles to govern our institutions and practices

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Published date: May 2009
Keywords: holism, particularism, principles, justice
Organisations: Politics & International Relations


Local EPrints ID: 71086
ISSN: 1356-4765
PURE UUID: 64e883f3-41bd-412e-8f13-e4d49c3431ab

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Date deposited: 14 Jan 2010
Last modified: 19 Jul 2017 00:01

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