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Political liberalism

Author: John Rawls
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©1993.
Series: John Dewey essays in philosophy, no. 4.; John Dewey essays in philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This monograph questions how a stable society can continue to exist when deeply divided by incompatible religious and moral beliefs. The author's solution is to change the very conception of society,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Rawls
ISBN: 0231052499 9780231052498
OCLC Number: 641807800
Description: lxii, 464 pages.
Contents: Part 1 Political liberalism - basic elements: fundamental ideas; the powers of citizens and their representation; political constructivism. Part 2 Political liberalism - three main ideas: the idea of an overlapping consensus; priority of right and ideas of the good; the idea of public reason. Part 3 Institutional framework: the basic structure as subject; the basic liberties and their priority.
Series Title: John Dewey essays in philosophy, no. 4.; John Dewey essays in philosophy.
Responsibility: John Rawls.


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