Ethical Relativism

Justice Bibliography

There is a sizable literature on justice. The following works may be of value to you when you are working out your own position on the issues:

Benn, S. I. and R. S. Peters. The Principles of Political Thought. New York: the Free Press, 1959.

Brandt, Richard B. Ethical Theory. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1959.

------------------------. ed. Social Justice. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1962.

Daniels, Norman. Justice and Justification. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996.

-----------------------, ed. Reading Rawls: Critical Studies on Rawls' A Theory of Justice. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1989.

Feinberg, Joel. Social Philosophy. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1973.

Frankena, William K. Ethics. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1973.

Gensler, Harry J. Ethics: A Contemporary Introduction. London: Routledge, 1998.

Gewirth, Alan. Human rights: Essays on Justification and Applications. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982.

Glendon, Mary Ann. Rights Talk: The Impoverishment of Political Discourse. New York: The Free Press, 1991.

Hancock, Roger N. Twentieth Century Ethics. New York: Columbia University Press, 1974.

Hare, R. M. Freedom and Reason. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1963.

Hart, H. L. A., The Concept of Law. London: Oxford University Press, 1961.

Kelsen, Hans. What is Justice? Justice, Law, and Politics in the Mirror of Science. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1971.

Kukathas, Chandran and Philip Pettit. Rawls: A Theory of Justice and its Critics. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1990.

Lebacqz, Karen. Six Theories of Justice: Perspectives from Philosophical and Theological Ethics. Minneapolis: Augsburg Publishing House, 1986.

Lomasky, Loren E. Persons, Rights, and the Moral Community. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987.

Mackie, J. L. Ethics: Inventing Right and Wrong. New York: Penguin Books, 1977.

Mill, John Stuart. Utilitarianism. London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1901.

Narveson, Jan. The Libertarian Idea. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1988.

Nozick, Robert. Anarchy, State, and Utopia. New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1974.

Paul, Jeffrey, ed. Reading Nozick: Essays on Anarchy, State, and Utopia. Totowa: Rowman & Littlefield, 1981.

Pogge, Thomas. John Rawls: His Life and theory of Justice. New York: Oxford University Press, Inc., 2007. (Original German edition, 1994)

---------------. Realizing Rawls. Ithaca: Cornell University press, 1989.

Rawls, John. A Theory of Justice. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1971.

-----------------. Political Liberalism. New York: Columbia University Press, 1996.

Regan, Tom. the Case for Animal Rights. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1983.

Rescher, Nicholas. Distributive Justice. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., 1966.

Reiman, Jeffrey. Justice and Modern Moral Philosophy. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1990.

Ryan, John. Economic Justice. Ed. Harlan R. Beckley. (Selections from Distributive Justice and A Living Wage by John Ryan.) Louisville: Westminster John Know Press, 1996.

Sidgwick, Henry. The Methods of Ethics. Seventh edition. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1966. (First edition originally published 1874.)

Smart, J. J. C. and Bernard Williams. Utilitarianism For & Against. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1973.

Singer, Marcus George. Generalization in Ethics: An Essay in the Logic of Ethics, with the Rudiments of a System of Moral Philosophy. New York: Atheneum, 1961.

Sterba, James P. Ethics: The Big Questions. Malden: Blackwell Publishers, Inc., 1998.

Thomson, Judith Jarvis. The Realm of Rights. USA: Harvard College, 1990.

Walker, Margaret Urban. Moral Contexts. Lanham: Rowan & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. 2003.

Walzer, Michael. Spheres of Justice: A Defense of Pluralism and Equality. New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1983.