John Rawls’ Theory of Justice vs. Amartya Sen’s Idea of Justice: A Comparative Analysis

  • Romana Islam
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  • Romana Islam

    Advocate at District & Sessions Court, Dhaka, Bangladesh

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Justice is defined as the condition of being morally correct or fair. The state establishes court administration to ensure justice. what is justice? There are two theories to answer the question. One is John Rawls’ ‘A Theory Of Justice’. He published the book in 1971. It is widely known as Political Justice. Another one is Amartya Sen’s ‘The Idea Of Justice’ published in 2009. In his article, the author mostly criticized John Rawls’s theory of justice and denoted another justice system known as economic and social justice. The author denoted both the theories and criticized them. This article is mostly a comparison between the two theories for the reason that it can easily be understood which one is more acceptable and sustainable in the present context.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 5, Page 220 - 231


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