The fair society : the science of human nature and the pursuit of social justice / Peter Corning.
by Corning, Peter A.Material type: BookPublisher: Chicago, Ill. : The University of Chicago Press, c2011Description: xiii, 237 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780226116273.Subject(s): Fairness | Social justice | Basic needs | Social contractDDC classification: 303.372 C818
Summer 2011 Selected Accessions List.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -237).
Life is unfair -- The idea of fairness -- A brief history of (un)fairness -- Fairness and the science of human nature -- Human nature and our basic needs -- Why capitalism and socialism are unfair -- Toward a biosocial contract -- The future of fairness: the fair society -- Epilogue: What can I do?