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Reparations and symbolic restitution.

Meyer, Lukas H
June 4, 2015

Source: (2006) Journal of Social Philosophy. 37(3):406-422.

Claims to symbolic restitution and material reparations for historical injustices
are based on the moral quality of the deeds of previously living people and
the lasting impact of their deeds on the well-being of currently living people,
respectively. These grounds for claims to redressing historical injustices differ and
raise different questions of interpretation. (excerpt)


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