A Kantian Critique Of The Care Tradition: Family Law And Systemic Justice

Kantian Review 17 (2):327-356 (2012)
Download Edit this record How to cite View on PhilPapers
Abstract
Liberal theories of justice have been rightly criticized for two things by care theorists. First, they have failed to deal with private care relations’ inherent dependency, asymmetry and particularity. Second, they have been shown unable properly to address the asymmetry and dependency constitutive of care workers’ and care-receivers’ systemic conditions. I apply Kant’s theory of right to show that current care theories unfortunately reproduce similar problems because they also argue on the assumption that good care requires only virtuous private individuals. Giving up this assumption enables us to solve the problems regarding both private care relations and systemic injustice.
PhilPapers/Archive ID
VARAKC-6
Revision history
Archival date: 2015-11-21
View upload history
References found in this work BETA

View all 23 references / Add more references

Citations of this work BETA
Kant and Women.Varden, Helga

Add more citations

Added to PP index
2013-08-27

Total views
389 ( #8,134 of 42,333 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
51 ( #12,719 of 42,333 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads since first upload
This graph includes both downloads from PhilArchive and clicks to external links.