When Fair Is Not Just and Just Is Not Fair
By Anthony de Jasay
This article appeared in the Fall 2006 issue of The Independent Review


A common problem in ethical and political discussions is that people often confuse fairness with justice, a related yet distinct concept. To grasp the differences between the two ideas, it is helpful to see how fairness and justice apply to the issue of free trade.

Other Independent Review articles by Anthony de Jasay
    Summer 2010   The Maximizing State
    Winter 2005   Liberalism, Loose or Strict
    Summer 1999   On Treating Like Cases Alike
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