Social Injustice

Essays in Political Philosophy

Authors: Bufacchi, V.

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About this book

The idea of social injustice is pivotal to much contemporary moral and political philosophy. Starting from a comprehensive and engaging account of the idea of social injustice, this book covers a whole range of issues, including distributive justice, exploitation, torture, moral motivations, democratic theory, voting behaviour and market socialism.

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Vittorio Bufacchi teaches Philosophy at University College Cork, Ireland. He is Series Editor of Palgrave Philosophy Today.

Reviews

'...a thought-provoking and compelling contribution to political philosophy, one that should be read by scholars of any discipline who are interested in social injustice.' -Siobhan O'Sullivan, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, Irish Journal of Public Policy

'This essay offers an excellent example of what philosophical reflection can gain by taking seriously the relevant empirical information.' - Maria Paola Ferretti, Technische Universitaet Darmstadt, International Review of Sociology


Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Making Sense of Social Injustice

    Bufacchi, Vittorio

    Pages 1-16

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  • Why Political Philosophy Matters: The Imperative of Social Injustice

    Bufacchi, Vittorio

    Pages 17-29

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  • Studying Social Injustice: The Methodology of Empirical Philosophy

    Bufacchi, Vittorio

    Pages 30-44

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  • The Injustice of Exploitation

    Bufacchi, Vittorio

    Pages 45-57

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  • Torture, Terrorism, and the State: A Refutation of the Ticking-Bomb Argument

    Bufacchi, Vittorio

    Pages 58-76

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Social Injustice
Book Subtitle
Essays in Political Philosophy
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-35844-7
DOI
10.1057/9780230358447
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-25160-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-32137-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-137-49490-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 202
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