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Rawls's egalitarianism

Author: Alexander Kaufman
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A new analysis of John Rawls's theory of distributive justice, focusing on the ways his ideas have both influenced and been misinterpreted by the current egalitarian literature.
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Kaufman, Alexander, 1958-
Rawls's egalitarianism.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2018
(OCoLC)1018036918
Named Person: John Rawls; John Rawls
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Kaufman
ISBN: 9781108696180 110869618X 9781108554138 110855413X 9781108453035 1108453031
OCLC Number: 1038260454
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Half title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I Justification; 1 Rawls's Practical Conception of Justice: Opinion, Tradition, and Objectivity in Political Liberalism; 2 Stability, Fit, and Consensus; 3 Rawls and Ethical Constructivism; 4 A Satisfactory Minimum Conception of Justice: Reconsidering Rawls's Maximin Argument; Part II Democratic Equality; 5 The Difference Principle: Cohen's Ambiguities; 6 Justice as Fairness and Fair Equality of Opportunity; 7 Democratic Equality; 8 Ideal Theory and Practical Judgment. 9 Poverty, Inequality, and JusticeReferences; Index.
Responsibility: Alexander Kaufman.

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