Billy Budd Essay | The Multifaceted Nature of Justice

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The Multifaceted Nature of Justice

Summary: The theme of justice in "Liberty of Thoughts and Discussion" by John Stuart Mill and "Billy Budd" by Herman Melville
Justice in itself exists in many different forms and upholds various interpretations. Due to its multifaceted nature, justice needs to be analyzed from several perspectives; utilitarian, subjective, and ultimate viewpoint. Utilitarian Justice examines the issue in the broadest sense. It is attainted when maximum utility is with oneself and its community; hence, reconciliation between an individual and the community is of utmost significance. For this goal to be reached, free speech, information, and discussion must be upheld to the most extensive degree in order to arrived at the most just outcome. In Liberty of Thoughts and Discussion John Stuart Mill explicitly promotes these principles. Establishing his argument on Utilitarianism, Mill vigorously upheld the liberty of speech absolutely, except during coercion. These ideas correlate directly with the circumstances in Billy Budd by Herman Melville. In order to defend the actions of Claggart, Billy Budd, and Captain...

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