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Equality and Liberty : Analyzing Rawls and Nozick - J. Angelo Corlett

Equality and Liberty

Analyzing Rawls and Nozick

By: J. Angelo Corlett (Editor)

Paperback Published: 25th November 1991
ISBN: 9780333538456
Number Of Pages: 397

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An indispensable source for those seriously interested in some rigorous assessments of the ideas of America's two most popular political philosophers, this volume of essays covers a wide range of topics, some engaging each other in their analyses of particular Rawlsian or Nozickian themes. The bibliography provides for the reader the most comprehensive list of primary and secondary literature of philosophical works on Rawls and Nozick. This collection of recent essays brings the student up-to-date concerning some of the more recent developments and assessments of Rawlsian and Nozickian ideas.

Acknowledgements - Introduction; J.A.Corlett - PART 1: ANALYZING RAWLS - Kant and Rawls: Contrasting Conceptions of Moral Theory; J.M.Grcic - Rawls on Natural Inequality; M.Gorr - Defining the Least Advantaged; R.C.Weatherford - Principles for Individual Action; B.T.Wilkins & K.M.Zelikovitz - Rawls and Ownership: The Forgotten Category of Reproductive Labor; S.Schwarzenbach - Reflective Equilibrium and Archimedian Points; N.Daniels - The Claims of Reflective Equilibrium; J.Raz - What is Wrong with Reflective Equilibria?; D.W.Haslett - Justice as Fairness: Political not Metaphysical; J.Rawls - Does Ambiguity Lurk Behind the Veil of Ignorance in Rawls' Original Position?; J.A.Corlett - Rawlsian Constructivism and Moral Theory; D.O.Brink - Capitalism, Socialism, and Justice: Reflections on Rawls's Theory of Justice; K.Nielsen - PART 2: ANALYZING NOZICK - Stability and Utopia: A Critique of Nozick's Framework Argument; M.Fowler - Has Nozick Justified the State; C.Sayward & W.Wasserman - Nozick and the Individualist Anarchist; F.C.Young - Nozick's Argument for the Legitimacy of the Welfare State; M.Davis - An Internal Critique of Nozick's Entitlement Theory; G.Kavka - PART 3: ANALYZING AND RAWLS AND NOZICK - Rawls and Nozick: Justice Without Well-Being; R.Ehman - Bibliography; J.A.Corlett

ISBN: 9780333538456
ISBN-10: 0333538455
Series: Analyzing Rawls and Nozick
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 397
Published: 25th November 1991
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 2.31
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Number: 1