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Author: Samuel Richard Freeman
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Routledge, 2007.
Series: Routledge philosophers
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Introduces and assesses the main topics of Rawls' philosophy. Starting with a brief biography and charting the influences on Rawls' early thinking, this title discusses the heart of Rawls'  Read more...


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Named Person: John Rawls; John Rawls
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Richard Freeman
ISBN: 9780415301084 0415301084 9780415301091 0415301092
OCLC Number: 184968227
Description: xxi, 550 pages
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 --
Political liberalism I : the domain of the political --
Political liberalism II : overlapping consensus and public reason --
The law of peoples --
Series Title: Routledge philosophers
Responsibility: Samuel Freeman.
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'...an important and hugely impressive book. It is straightforward and authoritative, laying out and exploring criticisms in sufficient detail to make clear the underlying philosophical issues.' - Read more...

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