Thick and thin: moral argument at home and abroad

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University of Notre Dame Press, 1994 - Law - 108 pages
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Thick and thin: moral argument at home and abroad

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Walzer's aim in this book was to expand the arguments about distributive justice, social criticism, and nationalist politics that appeared in his Spheres of Justice (LJ 1/15/83) and to include the ... Read full review

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Early in this book Walzer discusses a(possibly apocryphal) statement by Kafka that he felt more at home in hotel rooms than he did at home. At age 22, I identified very strongly with Kafka on this. As I remember, Walzer didn't approve. Read full review

Contents

Distributive Justice as a Maximalist Morality
21
Maximalism and the Social Critic
41
Justice and Tribalism Minimal Morality
63
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About the author (1994)

Michael Walzer is Professor of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton.