Acton University 2017: June 20 - 23

ALUM Individual Rights and Social Justice

Session 1 - Wednesday, June 21 -
9:00 AM to 10:20 AM

Intermediate Course

Social justice can mean many things. To see why, we can ask how one’s theory of social justice relates to individual rights. Doing so, we’ll see that there’s a social justice determined to uphold individual rights and that there’s a different kind of social justice, focused exclusively on distribution. About this latter kind of social justice, we should be wary.


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Associate Professor of Philosophy, John Brown University

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