John Rawls: His Life and Theory of Justice
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

John Rawls: His Life and Theory of Justice

by
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12  ·  rating details  ·  16 ratings  ·  0 reviews
John Rawls was one of the most important political philosophers of our time, and promises to be an enduring figure over the coming decades. His Theory of Justice (1971) has had a profound impact across philosophy, politics, law, and economics. Nonetheless Rawlsian theory is not easy to understand, particularly for beginners, and his writing can be dense and forbidding. Tho...more
Paperback, 228 pages
Published December 1st 2006 by Oxford University Press, USA
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about John Rawls, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about John Rawls

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 60)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Keith
Keith marked it as to-read
Jul 06, 2014
Hadrian
Hadrian marked it as to-read
Jul 05, 2014
Meredith Tolleson
Meredith Tolleson marked it as to-read
May 30, 2014
Bridgette Lemoine
Bridgette Lemoine marked it as to-read
May 29, 2014
Siddesha S
Siddesha S marked it as to-read
Apr 19, 2014
Jimmy
Jimmy is currently reading it
Apr 18, 2014
Onyi Eze
Onyi Eze marked it as to-read
Apr 08, 2014
庭鈞 范
庭鈞 范 marked it as to-read
Mar 30, 2014
Hylke
Hylke marked it as to-read
Jan 15, 2014
Adrienne
Adrienne marked it as to-read
Jan 04, 2014
Bawer
Bawer marked it as to-read
Dec 15, 2013
Galen
Galen marked it as to-read
Sep 21, 2013
Louis
Louis added it
Jul 30, 2013
Christian
Christian marked it as to-read
Jun 17, 2013
Susan Billmaier
Susan Billmaier marked it as to-read
Jun 12, 2013
Cason Reily
Cason Reily marked it as to-read
Apr 26, 2013
Tobias Vetter
Tobias Vetter marked it as to-read
Feb 12, 2013
Ruchi Kumar
Ruchi Kumar marked it as to-read
Jan 04, 2013
Eda Gregr
Eda Gregr marked it as to-read
Dec 29, 2012
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Thomas Winfried Menko Pogge is a German philosopher and currently Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs at Yale University and Research Director at the Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature, University of Oslo. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University with a dissertation supervised by John Rawls. Pogge serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Carnegie Council for Eth...more
More about Thomas W. Pogge...
World Poverty and Human Rights: Cosmopolitan Responsibilities and Reforms Politics as Usual: What Lies Behind the Pro-Poor Rhetoric Freedom from Poverty as a Human Right: Who Owes What to the Very Poor? Realizing Rawls Incentives for Global Public Health: Patent Law and Access to Essential Medicines

Share This Book