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So much of what we discuss in terms of social justice depends on our worldview that I consider it essential that we look at some of the most discussed worldviews. We look at Gandhi in terms of peace and non-violence. We look at Rawls in terms of justice as fairness. And we look at Nozick in terms of the sanctity of the individual. We will add to this group over time, but I think that you should have some sense of these positions as part of your general education.

I'll pull all this together soon with a teaching essay, but meanwhile, here are sources that will help. jeanne