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John Stuart Mill on Justice - Dictionary of Arguments

Höffe I 350
Justice/Mill/Höffe: (...) [Mill] distinguishes (...) different views of justice, such as the commandment to respect a person's legally guaranteed rights, to give everyone what he or she deserves, and the ideas of impartiality and equality.
He then recognizes the traditional distinction between perfect (justice) and imperfect (charity) duties. Finally, he claims that to have a right means to have something that society should protect for no other reason than general utility(1). >Utilitarianism/Mill.

1. J.St. Mill, Utilitarianism 1861

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Mill I
John St. Mill
A System of Logic, Ratiocinative and Inductive, London 1843
German Edition:
Von Namen, aus: A System of Logic, London 1843
Eigennamen, Ursula Wolf, Frankfurt/M. 1993

Mill II
J. St. Mill
Utilitarianism: 1st (First) Edition Oxford 1998

Höffe I
Otfried Höffe
Geschichte des politischen Denkens München 2016

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