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Define 'justice'

each getting what he or she is due (fairness)

2

Define 'formal justice'

impartial and consistent application of principles, whether or not the principles themselves are just

3

Define 'substantive justice'

what individuals can legitimately demand of one another or of their government

4

Define 'redistributive justice'

when and why punishment is justified

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Define 'corrective justice'

fairness of demands for civil damages

6

Define 'commutative justice'

fairness of wages, prices and exchange

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Define 'distributive justice'

fairness of distribution of resources (this determines all other forms of justice)

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What are the 4 principles of distributive justice?

1. Resources are always limited and finite.
2. Current crisis is an unfortunate, however natural, i.e. inevitable, phenomenon.
3. Rationing is therefore inevitable.
4. It should be based on principles of justice.

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Define 'utilitarianism'

allocation based on need or expected outcomes