In this unique volume, some of today's most eminent political philosophers examine the thought of John Rawls, focusing in particular on his most recent work. These original essays explore diverse issues, including the problem of pluralism, the relationship between constitutive commitment and liberal institutions, just treatment of dissident minorities, the constitutional implications of liberalism, international relations, and the structure of international law. The first comprehensive study of Rawls's recent work, The Idea of Political Liberalism will be indispensable for political philosophers and theorists interested in contemporary political thought.
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 404 g
Dimensions: 232 x 144 x 17 mm
This is a fine volume, with essays of consistently high quality, an unique in its focus on the 'recent' Rawls of Political Liberalism. * Ethics: An International Journal of Social, Political, and Legal Philosophy *
Essential reading for anyone working in contemporary political philosophy. * Metaphilosophy *
These critical essays by philosophy scholars focus on Rawl's Political Liberalism, which the editors' introduction eloquently distinguishes from Rawl's A Theory of Justice, and provide a chapter-by-chapter overview. * CHOICE *