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date: 30 March 2020

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This article analyzes conceptions of justice, identifying some fault lines in current discussions about what we owe one another. It explores utilitarianism; John Rawls and the critique of utilitarianism; Lockean libertarianism; the capabilities approach and luck egalitarianism; Ronald Dworkin's equality of resources doctrine; interpersonal comparisons, welfare, and equality versus sufficiency versus priority; and democratic equality and equality of social relations.

Keywords: utilitarianism, John Rawls, libertarianism, Locke, egalitarianism, Ronald Dworkin, equality of resources, social relations, equality

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