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The Cambridge Companion to Rawls (Cambridge Companions to Philosophy)

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John Rawls is the most significant and influential moral philosopher of the twentieth century. His work has profoundly affected contemporary discussions of social, political and economic justice in philosophy, law, political science, economics and other social disciplines. In this collection of new essays, many of the world's leading political and moral theorists discuss the full range of Rawls's contribution to the concepts of political and economic justice, democracy, liberalism, constitutionalism and international justice.

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John Rawls is the most influential philosopher and moral philosopher of the twentieth century.

Synopsis:

John Rawls is the most significant and influential philosopher and moral philosopher of the twentieth century. His work has profoundly shaped contemporary discussions of social, political and economic justice in philosophy, law, political science, economics and other social disciplines. In this exciting collection of new essays, many of the world's leading political and moral theorists discuss the full range of Rawls's contribution to the concepts of political and economic justice, democracy, liberalism, constitutionalism, and international justice. New readers will find this the most accessible guide to Rawls currently available.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 521-556) and index.

Synopsis:

John Rawls is the most influential philosopher and moral philosopher of the twentieth century.

Table of Contents

Introduction: John Rawls - an overview Samuel Freeman; 1. Rawls and liberalism Thomas Nagel; 2. For a democratic society Joshua Cohen; 3. Rawls on justification T. M. Scanlon; 4. Rawls on the relationship between liberalism and democracy Amy Gutmann; 5. Difference principles Philippe van Parijs; 6. Democratic equality: Rawls's complex egalitarianism Norman Daniels; 7. Congruence and the good of justice Samuel Freeman; 8. On Rawls Burton Dreben; 9. Constructivism in Rawls and Kant Onora O'Neill; 10. Public reason Charles Larmore; 11. Rawls on constitutionalism and constitutional law Frank I. Michelman; 12. Rawls and utilitarianism Samuel Scheffler; 13. Rawls and communitarianism Stephen Mulhall and Adam Swift; 14. Rawls and feminism Martha Nussbaum.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521657068
Editor:
Freeman, Samuel
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Editor:
Freeman, Samuel
Author:
Freeman, Samuel
Location:
New York
Subject:
History, Criticism, Surveys
Subject:
Liberalism
Subject:
Justice
Subject:
History & Surveys - General
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Modern
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Philosophy (Paperback)
Series Volume:
00-3
Publication Date:
20021131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
598
Dimensions:
8.50x6.54x1.45 in. 1.75 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , John Rawls is the most influential philosopher and moral philosopher of the twentieth century.
"Synopsis" by , John Rawls is the most significant and influential philosopher and moral philosopher of the twentieth century. His work has profoundly shaped contemporary discussions of social, political and economic justice in philosophy, law, political science, economics and other social disciplines. In this exciting collection of new essays, many of the world's leading political and moral theorists discuss the full range of Rawls's contribution to the concepts of political and economic justice, democracy, liberalism, constitutionalism, and international justice. New readers will find this the most accessible guide to Rawls currently available.
"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. 521-556) and index.
"Synopsis" by , John Rawls is the most influential philosopher and moral philosopher of the twentieth century.
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