Analogies and justice in exchange

Arnaud Berthoud

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In the Aristotelian tradition, justice in exchange or just price is established by owners of goods through a discussion and a logic of analogy. For them justice is not defined by equality but constitutes a qualitative relationship, obtained by comparison with an quantitative equality.

Codes JEL: B31, A113.


  • justice
  • analogy
  • Aristotle
  • exchange

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