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Author: Freeman, Samuel Series: Routledge philosophers Publisher: Routledge 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 550 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780415301091Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index and glossary
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Includes bibliographical references and index and glossary


Rawls Contents Preface and Acknowledgments x List of Abbreviations xviii Chronology xix Introduction One Biography Motivations Underlying Rawls's Lifework Historical Influences Rawls on Justification in Moral Philosophy: Reflective Equilibrium I 1 8 12 29 Liberalism, Democracy, and the Principles of Justice Two The First Principle of Justice: the Basic Liberties Liberty and the Worth of Liberty The Priority of Liberty Some Objections to the Priority of Liberty Summary 79 43 44 59 64 72 The Second Principle and Distributive Justice Three 86 Fair Equality of Opportunity 88 Economic Justice and the Difference Principle 99 Objections to the Difference Principle 115 Fair Equality of Opportunity and the Difference Principle 125 The Just Savings Principle 136 Conclusion 139 The Original Position Four 141 The Original Position: Description of the Parties and the Conditions on Choice 142 Arguments from the Original Position 167 Conclusion 197 Just Institutions Five 199 Applying the Principles of Justice: the Four-Stage Sequence 200 The First Principle of Justice: Specification of Constitutional Rights 209 Constitutional Democracy and Its Procedural Requirements 212 Economic Institutions: a Property-owning Democracy 219 The Institution of the Family 235 The Stability of Justice as Fairness Six 243 Stability and the Sense of Justice 245 Moral Motivation and the Development of a Sense of Justice 253 Goodness as Rationality, the Congruence Problem, and the Aristotelian Principle 263 The Good of Justice and the Kantian Congruence Argument 272 Finality and the Priority of Justice 278 Conclusion 282 Kantian Constructivism and the Transition to Political Liberalism Seven 284 Kantian Constructivism 284 The Independence of Moral Theory 310 The Social Role of a Conception of Justice and Problems with the Kantian Interpretation 315 Political Liberalism I -- the Domain of the Political Eight 324 The Problem of Political Liberalism 324 A Freestanding Political Conception of Justice 331 Political Constructivism 351 Political Liberalism II -- Overlapping Consensus and Public Reason Nine 365 Overlapping Consensus 366 The Liberal Principle of Legitimacy 371 The Idea of Public Reason 38 1 The Law of Peoples Ten 416 The Law of Nations 416 The Law of Peoples and Political Liberalism 424 Toleration of Decent Societies 429 Human Rights as the Primary Condition of Social Cooperation 435 The Duty of Assistance 439 Distributive Justice and Rawls's Rejection of a Global Distribution Principle 442 Conclusion 455 Conclusion Eleven 457 Rawls's Legacy and Influence 457 Concluding Remarks 460 Glossary 463 Notes 485 Bibliography 515 Index 536

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