Nadia Urbinati

Justice and Happiness: John Stuart Mill and Amartya Sen

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This article analyzes the renaissance of the idea of happiness as well-being in the contemporary theory of justice. It situates it within the conceptual frame of the relationship between «virtue ethics» (of the ancients) and «norm ethics» (of the moderns), and discusses in particular the ideas of John Stuart Mill and Amartya Sen.


  • Justice
  • Happiness
  • J.S. Mill
  • Sen


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