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Gerechtigkeit als Versöhnung: John Rawls' politischer Liberalismus [Justice as Reconciliation: John Rawls’ Political Liberalism]

Schaub, J (2009) Gerechtigkeit als Versöhnung: John Rawls' politischer Liberalismus [Justice as Reconciliation: John Rawls’ Political Liberalism]. Campus, Frankfurt/New York.

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Abstract

Can members of democratic societies reach agreement about a political conception of justice despite the fact that our religious and secular views are mutually incompatible? What shall we make of this doctrinal pluralism? Do we have reasons to expect our fellow citizens to do their share in bringing about and maintaining a just democracy? These questions are central to John Rawls's political liberalism. The answers citizens give to these questions shape their attitudes to liberal democracy and politics in general. Schaub reconstructs Rawls's ambitious project of reconciliation with liberal democracy, subjects it to comprehensive criticism, and reveals its Hegelian roots.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Humanities > Philosophy and Art History, School of
SWORD Depositor: Elements
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 08 Jan 2013 13:39
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2022 01:18
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/5034

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