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Justice and the social contract : essays on Rawlsian political philosophy

Author: Samuel Richard Freeman
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
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"Samuel Freeman is one of Rawls's foremost interpreters. This volume contains nine of his essays on Rawls and Rawlsian justice, two of which are previously unpublished. Freeman places Bawls within historical context in the social contract tradition, addresses criticisms of his positions, and discusses the implications of his views on issues of distributive justice, liberalism and democracy, international justice,  Read more...
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Freeman, Samuel Richard.
Justice and the social contract.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)607930749
Named Person: John Rawls; Rawls; John Rawls; John Rawls
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Richard Freeman
ISBN: 0195301412 9780195301410
OCLC Number: 62782304
Description: xii, 340 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. I.A theory of justice. Reason and agreement in social contract views ; Utilitarianism, deontology, and the priority of right ; Consequentialism, publicity, stability, and property-owning democracy ; Rawls and luck egalitarianism ; Congruence and the good of justice --
pt. II. Political liberalism. Political Liberalism and the possibility of a just democratic constitution ; Public reason and political justification --
pt. III. The law of peoples. The law of peoples, social cooperation, human rights, and distributative justice ; Distributative justice and the law of peoples.
Responsibility: Samuel Freeman.
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Collects articles on the influential philosopher John Rawls. This book places Rawls within historical context in the social contract tradition, and addresses criticisms of this position. It is useful  Read more...

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