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‘A doctrine quite new and altogether untenable’: defending the beneficiary pays principle

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This article explores the ethical architecture of the ‘beneficiary pays’ principle, which holds that agents can come to possess remedial obligations of corrective justice to others through the involuntary receipt of benefits stemming from injustice. Advocates of the principle face challenges of both persuasion and limitation in seeking to convince those unmoved of its normative force, and to explain in which cases of benefiting from injustice it does and does not give rise to rectificatory ob...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/japp.12073

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Balliol College
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Author
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Applied Philosophy Journal website
Volume:
31
Issue:
4
Pages:
336-348
Publication date:
2014-07-25
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EISSN:
1468-5930
ISSN:
0264-3758
Source identifiers:
707615
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pubs:707615
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uuid:12b79e1c-364f-4e9e-a4c3-85801142417b
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pubs:707615
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2017-07-10

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