Theology & Philosophy

Justice: Individual or Institutional Virtue?


Conferees explored the relation between justice as an individual virtue and justice as a social norm or as a virtue of political and social institutions by considering prominent conceptions of virtue and justice in both ancient and modern contexts.


Conference Readings

Aristotle. Complete Works of Aristotle. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1984.

Hume, David. A Treatise of Human Nature. Edited by David Fate Norton and Mary J. Norton. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Kant, Immanuel. The Metaphysics of Morals. Edited by Mary Gregor. Translated by Mary Gregor. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996.

Nozick, Robert. Anarchy, State, and Utopia. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 1974.

Plato. Complete Works. Indianapolis: Hackett, 1997.

Rawls, John. A Theory of Justice: Revised Edition. Cambridge: Belknap Press, 1999.

Rawls, John. Political Liberalism. New York: Columbia University Press, 1993.