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But to do right . . . Why the language of 'rights' does not do justice to justice

Abstract:
The essay critically engages Woltertorff's account of justice by challenging the political status of its archeological defence of rights language, its prioritizing of 'primary' and therefore 'procedural' justice, its suggestion to think of rights as 'social bonds' and the validity of subjecting God and world under one and the same concept of 'worth'.
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1177/0953946809359464

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Theology Faculty
Oxford college:
Harris Manchester College
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Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Studies in Christian Ethics Journal website
Volume:
23
Issue:
2
Pages:
138-146
Publication date:
2010-05-01
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EISSN:
1745-5235
ISSN:
0953-9468
Language:
English
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ora:3759
Deposit date:
2010-05-12

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