A Theory of Justice: Original Edition download free [PDF and Ebook] by John Rawls

A Theory of Justice: Original Edition download free [PDF and Ebook] by John Rawls year 2005
  • Book name: A Theory of Justice: Original Edition
  • Author: John Rawls
  • Release date: 2005/11/27
  • Publisher: HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Society and Social Sciences
  • ISBN: 9780674017726
  • Rating: 9.61 of 10
  • Votes: 632
  • Review by: Mya Chaffin
  • Review rating: 8.52 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/15
  • Total pages: 624
  • Includes a PDF summary of 59 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: John Rawls aims to express an essential part of the common core of the democratic tradition-justice as fairness-and to provide an alternative to utilitarianism, which had dominated the Anglo-Saxon tradition of political thought since the nineteenth century. Rawls substitutes the ideal of the social contract as a more satisfactory account of the basic rights and liberties of citizens as free and equal persons. 'Each person,' writes Rawls, 'possesses an inviolability founded on justice that even the welfare of society as a whole cannot override.' Advancing the ideas of Rousseau, Kant, Emerson, and Lincoln, Rawls's theory is as powerful today as it was when first published.Though the revised edition of A Theory of Justice, published in 1999, is the definitive statement of Rawls's view, much of the extensive literature on his theory refers to the original. This first edition is available for scholars and serious students of Rawls's work.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 39H20M47S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Social & Political Philosophy, Politics & Government, Political Science & Theory, Philosophy
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 40.52 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x229x40mm
  • Weight: 666.78g
  • Printed by: The Belknap Press
  • Published in: Cambridge, Mass., United States
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