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.

Anthony de Jasay (1925–2019) was a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute and the author of numerous books including The State, Against Politics, and Justice and its Surroundings.
Defense and Foreign PolicyForeign AidInternational Economics and DevelopmentPhilosophy and ReligionTrade
Other Independent Review articles by Anthony de Jasay
Summer 2010 The Maximizing State
Winter 2004/05 Liberalism, Loose or Strict
Summer 1999 On Treating Like Cases Alike
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