Volume 13, 2007
Philosophy Facing World Problems
Justice: Its Conditions and Contents
There are many different ways of dealing with the conditions of justice. In this paper I raise some basic questions about the foundations of justice, including what
are its central requirements and, especially, what it is about justice that underlies or explains its mandatoriness: why it is that justice is regarded as so morally necessary that any violation of it calls for the most severe condemnation and correction.