Social justice in a world of ambiguity and change should aim to ensure the greatest number of opportunities for individuals to engage in exchange with each other. This conception of social justice, although rooted in distributional concerns, rests on a procedural definition of human interaction rather than an outcome-based notion.

Anthony J. Gill is professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Washington.
Economic InequalityEconomic PolicyEconomy
Other Independent Review articles by Anthony J. Gill
Winter 2020/21 Unjust: Social Justice and the Unmaking of America
Spring 2019 Of Credence and Collective Action: Religion’s Comparative Advantages in Social Charity