publication . Master thesis . 2015

Equality in the Framework of Justice

Aşik, Kübra;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
  • Country: Czech Republic
Abstract
This thesis assesses the relation between equality and justice by exploring and identifying the relation between equality and justice in Rawls's theory of justice, Sandel's communitarian account of Justice and Sen's capability approach. And these accounts of justice are evaluated from an egalitarian point of view. The main argument defended in the thesis is that justice requires equality. Accordingly, these three accounts of justice are evaluated by taking their understanding of equality into consideration. Egalitarian evaluation of these accounts of justice reveals that all three of them fall short in accordance with the relation between equality and justice in...
Subjects
free text keywords: Equality; justice; John Rawls; socialism; contemporary theories of justice; egalitarianism; G.A. Cohen; liberalism
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