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Journal: The Journal CONTEMPORARY ECONOMY (Vol.5, No. 2)

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Page : 82-90

Keywords : inequality; economic inequality; social inequality; commutative social justice; distributive social justice; social fruits.;

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The paper aims to analyse from a logical and philosophical standpoint the role of economic inequality in achieving social justice by answering a series of questions pertaining to the area of ​​interest of this problem. Thus, the concept of inequality and some perspectives of inequality will be examined when it is applied in the social field defining, within the paper, the concept of social inequality. Next, we will define the concept of economic inequality as a species of social inequality, identify some causes of economic inequality and make some assessments regarding the sustainability of economic inequality. The definition given to the concept of social justice will help us to observe how economic inequality influences the achievement of social justice. At the end of the paper we will refer to the mechanism by which economic inequality can improve the achievement of social justice and we will answer the question why the government should improve the achievement of social justice.

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