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Liberalism without perfection

Author: Jonathan Quong
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
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'Liberalism Without Perfection' offers an introduction to the debate between liberal perfectionism and political liberalism. This book is an account and defence of Rawlsian political liberalism, one of the most discussed, but widely misunderstood and criticized theories in contemporary political theory.
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Quong, Jonathan, 1977-
Liberalism without perfection.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011
(OCoLC)700952651
Named Person: John Rawls; John Rawls; John Rawls
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Quong
ISBN: 9780199594870 0199594872
OCLC Number: 656767746
Description: ix, 330 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: What kind of liberalism? --
The argument from autonomy --
Paternalism and perfectionism --
Justification and legitimacy --
A question internal to liberal theory --
the role of an overlapping consensus --
Disagreement and asymmetry --
Truth and scepticism --
The scope and structure of public reason --
Unreasonable citizens.
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