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Justice for an unjust society

by H. P. P. LoМ€tter

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Published by Rodopi in Amsterdam, Atlanta, GA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Social justice -- South Africa.,
    • Apartheid -- South Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-227) and index.

      StatementH. P. P. (Hennie) Lötter.
      SeriesValue inquiry book series ;, v. 3
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHM671 .L68 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 230 p. ;
      Number of Pages230
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4021642M
      ISBN 109051835167
      LC Control Number2001406673
      OCLC/WorldCa29883995

      Polemarchus says justice is "the art which gives good to friends and evil to enemies." Thrasymachus proclaims "justice is nothing else than the interest of the stronger." Socrates overturns their definitions and says that it is to one's advantage to be just and disadvantage to be unjust. The first book ends in aporia concerning its essence. Virtue is said to be a measure of one’s worth, therefore, in turning their back on it, an unjust man could never be as self fulfilled and happy as a virtuous one. The first book of Republic illustrates a diverse range of views in reference to the definition of justice. None, however, evokes such controversy and analysis as Thrasymachus.

        Justice in society. Plato imagines the polity to have a similar tripartite structure to the individual. He argues that there just as an individual has a rational, a spirited, and an appetitive part, so does the polity. In a polity, classes of individuals occupy natural strata of society — the king, the aristocrats, and the workers. In fact, using John Rawls’ Theory of Justice, our society is unjust and unfair because of unequal education, unequal distributions of taxes and unequal applications of laws. Rawls theory goes up against utilitarianism. Utilitarianism argues that justice is that which brings the most happiness or goodness to the biggest amount of people.

      JUST MERCY The Movie. Just Mercy takes us inside America’s broken criminal justice system and compels us to confront inequality and injustice.. Based on the bestselling book, the Just Mercy movie presents the unforgettable story of Bryan Stevenson (Michael B. Jordan) and the case of Walter McMillian (Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx), who was convicted and sentenced to death for a crime he.   Harper Lee: author battled to reconcile racial justice with a racially unjust society Writer’s novel To Kill a Mockingbird – which won a Pulitzer prize – was originally a response to.


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