rectificatory justice

putting things right when someone has gained and someone else has lost from an unjust act

a.k.a. amends, atonement, recompense, rectification, redress, reparation, restitution

Personal restitution for one’s own unjust acts belongs here too (see the 12-step program perhaps for some good ideas).

Complementary virtues

Contrasting vices

  • vengeance (vice of excess)

Virtues possibly in tension

How to acquire or strengthen it


Notes and links

Mentioned elsewhere


Inspirational quotes