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Fairness as comparative desert

Wu, S. D. ORCID: (2022) Fairness as comparative desert. Ratio, 35 (4). pp. 321-332. ISSN 1467-9329

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One prominent theory of fairness is John Broome's. This article identifies several problems with Broome's theory but defends Broome's claim that fairness requires the proportionate satisfaction of claims. This article also shows how Broome's conception of fairness is compatible with fairness as comparative desert.

Item Type:Article
Divisions:Arts, Humanities and Social Science > School of Humanities > Philosophy
ID Code:107574
Uncontrolled Keywords:desert, equality, fairness, justice, lotteries, rights


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