Political Liberalism
ISBN: 0231130899
EAN13: 9780231130899
Language: English
Publication Date: Mar 24, 2005
Pages: 525
Dimensions: 1.3" H x 8.8" L x 6" W
Weight: 1.7 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Select Format Format: Paperback Select Conditions Condition: Good

Selected

Format: Paperback

Condition: Good

$6.89
List Price: $26.95
Save: $20.06 (74%)
Quantity
Almost Gone!
Only 2 at this price.

Select Conditions
  • Good $6.89 Political Liberalism
  • Acceptable $6.94 Political Liberalism
  • New $26.95 Political Liberalism
Book Overview

This book continues and revises the ideas of justice as fairness that John Rawls presented in A Theory of Justice but changes its philosophical interpretation in a fundamental way. That previous work assumed what Rawls calls a well-ordered society, one that is stable and relatively homogenous in its basic moral beliefs and in which there is broad agreement about what constitutes the good life. Yet in modern democratic society a plurality of incompatible and irreconcilable doctrines--religious, philosophical, and moral--coexist within the framework of democratic institutions. Recognizing this as a permanent condition of democracy, Rawls asks how a stable and just society of free and equal citizens can live in concord when divided by reasonable but incompatible doctrines?

This edition includes the essay The Idea of Public Reason Revisited, which outlines Rawls' plans to revise Political Liberalism, which were cut short by his death.

An extraordinary well-reasoned commentary on A Theory of Justice.a decisive turn towards political philosophy.

--Times Literary Supplement

Frequently Asked Questions About Political Liberalism

Book Reviews (0)

0
  |   0  reviews
Did you read Political Liberalism? Please provide your feedback and rating to help other readers.
Write Review
Captcha

No customer reviews for the moment.