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Goodness and Justice

Plato, Aristotle, and the Moderns

by Gerasimos Xenophon Santas

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Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7610600M
ISBN 100631228861
ISBN 109780631228868

  For it is a world that does contain goodness, justice, and truth, along with evil, injustice, and lies. If the world contains real and not merely imagined goodness and evil, then it makes sense that there should somewhere be ultimate fulfillments of both—that is, heaven and hell. John Rawls' book A Theory of Justice prioritized social arrangements and goods based on their contribution to justice. Rawls defined justice as fairness, especially in distributing social goods, defined fairness in terms of procedures, and attempted to prove that just institutions and lives are good, if rational individuals' goods are.

“Considering Hate is a wonderfully vigorous and delightfully empowering book that shatters any simplistic notions of hate and violence with a new visionary paradigm of how we pursue goodness and justice with imagination, empathy, and courage. Don’t miss it!”.   Goodness and Justice argues that goodness was the most fundamental normative concept in the ethics of Plato and Aristotle, and illustrates how they used their functional and formal theories of good to build their theories of virtue, justice, and happiness. It also shows that they fought subjective theories of good as desire satisfaction and Reviews: 2.

Get this from a library! Goodness and justice: a consequentialist moral theory. [Joseph Mendola] -- Mendola propounds a unified moral theory that evades the hedonism of classical utilitarianism while evading its familiar difficulties by two modifications. He develops a new form of consequentialism. And I saw the dead, the great and the small, standing before the throne, and books were opened; and another book was opened, which is the book of life; and the dead were judged from the things which were written in the books, according to their deeds. He executes justice for the orphan and the widow, and shows His love for the alien by.


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Goodness and Justice argues that goodness was the most fundamental normative concept in the ethics of Plato and Aristotle, and illustrates how they used their functional and formal theories of good to build their theories of virtue, justice, and happiness. It also shows that they fought subjective theories of good as desire satisfaction and Cited by:   Book Description In Goodness and Justice, Joseph Mendola develops a unified moral theory that defends the hedonism of classical utilitarianism, while evading utilitarianism's familiar difficulties by adopting two : $   This volume explores Plato and Aristotle's theories about good things, goodness, and the best life for human beings, and draws comparisons between ancient and modern theories of good and justice.

In Goodness and Justice, Joseph Mendola defends three related views in normative ethics: a novel form of Goodness and Justice book, a Bentham‐style hedonism about “basic” value, and a maximin principle about the value of a defending these views he draws on his views in metaethics, action theory, and the philosophy of mind.

It is an ambitious and wide‐ranging : Ben Bradley. Review of the hardback:'Mendola follows the arguments wherever they lead him, undaunted and proud, no matter how unlikely the conclusion. Goodness and Justice is not just provocative, however.

It is a rewarding and challenging book thoroughly packed with Cited by: 5. Goodness and Justice by Gerasimos Santas,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. In Goodness and Justice, Joseph Mendola defends three related views in normative ethics: a novel form of consequentialism, a Bentham-style hedonism about “basic” value, and.

Buy Goodness and Justice: Plato, Aristotle and the Moderns by Gerasimos Santas (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Free UK delivery on eligible s: 2. Appearing at precisely the moment we need them most, these visions, questions, and practices will stir your imagination, fuel your own radical dreams, and open your heart to the possibility of transformed futures for us all.” —Kay Whitlock, author of Considering Hate: Violence, Goodness, and Justice in American Culture and Politics.

God is just, but sometimes His actions appear to be unjust. The striking dead of Ananias and Sapphira by God in Acts 5, for example, seems to be an instance of the punishment far out weighing the crime. When we realize, however, that these acts of justice are expressions of God’s holiness, they take on new light.

A more complete understanding of God’s character enables one to see these. Considering Hate: Violence, Goodness, and Justice in American Culture and Politics; by Whitlock and Bronski; is another great Beacon Press book.

It is too short, but packed full of what matters. Considering Hate made me stop-look-listen and reconsider how hate works in my life and communities/5(5). BOOK REVIEW. Goodness and Justice: Plato, Aristotle, and the Moderns, by Gerasimos Santas. Malden: Blackwell Publishers,X + Pp. [REVIEW] Jorge Secada -.

This volume explores Plato's and Aristotle's theories about good things, goodness, and the best life for human beings, and draws comparisons between ancient and modern theories of good and justice.

Goodness and Justice argues that goodness was the most fundamental normative concept in the ethics of Plato and Aristotle, and illustrates how they used their functional and formal theories of good. Goodness and Justice is not just provocative, however.

It is a rewarding and challenging book thoroughly packed with relentless and systematic arguments.' Utilitas About the Author. Joseph Mendola is professor and chair in the department of philosophy at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

He is the author of Human Thought, and of articles on Cited by: 5. Divine goodness is also closely connected to divine justice. Goodness abhors evil, so punishing evil is intrinsic to what it means for God to be good and just (Ex. –7). The Lord forbids human judges from perverting justice (, 6), and that is not surprising because all His ways are just (Deut.

“Considering Hate is a wonderfully vigorous and delightfully empowering book that shatters any simplistic notions of hate and violence with a new visionary paradigm of how we pursue goodness and justice with imagination, empathy, and courage.

Don’t miss it!”Author: Kay Whitlock. Considering Hate: Violence, Goodness, and Justice in American Culture and Politics - Kindle edition by Whitlock, Kay, Bronski, Michael.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Considering Hate: Violence, Goodness, and Justice in American Culture and Politics/5(5).

Justice and judgment are the habitation of your throne: mercy and truth shall go before your face. justice. Psalm ,7 Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: the sceptre of thy kingdom is a right sceptre Psalm Clouds and darkness are round about him: righteousness and judgment are the habitation of his throne.

It is a book about violence, goodness, and justice in our culture. I love that that the message of the book is the embracing of violence is wrongheaded and harmful. It is a very insightful book and stresses we need justice for everyone and bypass hate and discrimination/5(14).

We do justice when we give all human beings their due as creations of God. Doing justice includes not only the righting of wrongs but generosity and social concern, especially toward the poor and vulnerable.

Reprinted from: Generous Justice by Timothy Keller, Riverhead Books a member of Penguin Group (USA), Inc. The second volume of “Essays on Justice, Goodness and Faith” inspires you to grow in your doing of justice, wanting to be a good person, and deepening your faithfulness to God.

The essays are reprinted with permission from articles by John Zehring in The Christian Citizen, a social justice publication of the American Baptist Home Mission Societies.Good News is a typical social justice book written in Breaking very little ground of its own, it seems as if it simply jumped on the social justice bandwagon making its way around the world a decade ago.

It can be summarized by the main themes contained in all its brother and sister books: Bad things happen; God doesn't like it; We should /5(85).If justice is a different thing from goodness, then, since evil is the opposite of good, and injustice of justice, injustice will doubtless be something else than an evil; and as, in your opinion, the just man is not good, so neither will the unjust man be wicked; and again, as the good man is not just, so the wicked man also will not be unjust.