Rawls /

In this superb introduction, Samuel Freeman introduces and assesses the main topics of Rawls' philosophy. Starting with a brief biography and charting the influences on Rawls' early thinking, he goes on to discuss the heart of Rawls's philosophy: his principles of justice and their pr...

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Main Author: Freeman, Samuel Richard
Format: Book
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, c2007
Series:Routledge philosophers
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Liberalism, democracy, and the principles of justice
  • The second principle and distributive justice
  • The original position
  • Just institutions
  • The stability of justice as fairness
  • Kantian constructivism and the transition of political liberalism
  • Political liberalism I : the domain of the political
  • Political liberalism II : overlapping consensus and public reason
  • The law of peoples
  • Conclusion