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A theory of justice

A theory of justice

Author: John Rawls
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Belknap Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Original edView all editions and formats
"Though the Revised Edition of A Theory of Justice, published in 1999, is the definitive statement of Rawls's view, so much of the extensive literature on Rawls's theory refers to the first edition. This reissue makes the first edition once again available for scholars and serious students of Rawls's work."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Rawls
ISBN: 9780674017726 0674017722
OCLC Number: 259713422
Notes: Originally published: 1971.
Description: xv, 607 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Justice as fairness --
ch. 2. Principles of justice --
ch. 3. Original position --
ch. 4. Equal liberty --
ch. 5. Distributive shares --
ch. 6. Duty and obligation --
ch. 7. Goodness as rationality --
ch. 8. Sense of justice --
ch. 9. Good of justice.
Responsibility: John Rawls.


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