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John Rawls

Author: Catherine Audard
Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2007.
Series: Philosophy now.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Audard begins with an exploration of Rawls' conception of political and social justice and its justification as presented in his groundbreaking A theory of justice. She provides a sustained examination of Rawls' moral philosophy, the complex relations between Rawls' views and utilitarianism, and his most famous concept, the Original Position Device. She concludes with an analysis of Rawls' more practical concerns  Read more...
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Named Person: John Rawls; John Rawls; John Rawls; John Rawls
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Audard
ISBN: 9780773532366 0773532366 9780773532373 0773532374
OCLC Number: 72261303
Description: viii, 328 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1 The primacy of justice 25 --
2 Constructing the principles of justice 79 --
3 Defending democratic equality: The argument from the Original Position 123 --
4 Pluralism and political consensus: The argument for political liberalism 175 --
5 A reasonable law of peoples for a real world 229 --
Conclusion: Beyond liberalism 275.
Series Title: Philosophy now.
Responsibility: Catherine Audard.

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"Audard begins with an exploration of Rawls' conception of political and social justice and its justification as presented in his groundbreaking A theory of justice. She provides a sustained examination of Rawls' moral philosophy, the complex relations between Rawls' views and utilitarianism, and his most famous concept, the Original Position Device. She concludes with an analysis of Rawls' more practical concerns for stability and political consensus, citizenship and international justice, showing the continuity between these concerns and his earlier work. [This book] places the philosopher's ideas within an historical context and provides an interpretative and critical framework that will help shape ongoing debates surrounding Rawls' work"--Provided by publisher.

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