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IrrevocableA Philosophy of Mortality$
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Alphonso Lingis

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780226556765

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: May 2019

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226557090.001.0001

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Justice

Justice

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(p.131) Justice
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Irrevocable
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Alphonso Lingis

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226557090.003.0017

In Java I had purchased a bird that was not delivered to me. Dealing with the local police officer, I learned that his concept of justice was not mine. Back home justice consists in compensating for the loss. Here it was restoring a breach in the community.

Keywords:   Java, retributive justice, restorative justice

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