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Rawls, John 1921-2002

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Works: 917 works in 2,255 publications in 12 languages and 62,349 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Essays  Sources 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Honoree, Dedicatee, Other, Performer, Composer, Editor, Author in quotations or text abstracts
Classifications: JC578, 320.011
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A theory of justice by John Rawls( Book )

377 editions published between 1925 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 5,885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is a widely-read book of political philosophy and ethics. Arguing for a principled reconciliation of liberty and equality, it attempts to solve the problem of distributive justice (this concerns what is considered to be socially just with respect to the allocation of goods in a society). The resultant theory is known as "Justice as Fairness", from which the author derives his two famous principles of justice -- the first of these two principles is known as the equal liberty principle. The second principle is split into two parts; the first, known as fair equality of opportunity, asserts that justice should not benefit those with advantageous social contingencies; while the second, reflecting the idea that inequality is only justified if it is to the advantage of those who are less well-off, is known as the difference principle
Political liberalism by John Rawls( Book )

85 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rawls continues his ideas of fairness and justice presented in "A Theory of Justice", and address the question of how a stable and free society can be created when its citizens are deeply divided by religious, philosophical, and moral doctrines
Lectures on the history of moral philosophy by John Rawls( Book )

46 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 2,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This last book by the late John Rawls, derived from written lectures and notes for his long-running course on modern political philosophy, offers readers an account of the liberal political tradition from a scholar viewed by many as the greatest contemporary exponent of the philosophy behind that tradition."--Jacket
Justice as fairness : a restatement by John Rawls( Book )

31 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book originated as lectures for a course on political philosophy that Rawls taught regularly at Harvard in the 1980s. In time the lectures became a restatement of his theory of justice as fairness, revised in light of his more recent papers and his treatise Political Liberalism (1993). Rawls offers a broad overview of his main lines of thought and also explores specific issues never before addressed in any of his writings. He is well aware that since the publication of A Theory of Justice in 1971, American society has moved farther away from the idea of justice as fairness. Yet his ideas retain their power and relevance to debates in a pluralistic society about the meaning and theoretical viability of liberalism. This book demonstrates that moral clarity can be achieved even when a collective commitment to justice is uncertain
The law of peoples : with, the idea of public reason revisited by John Rawls( Book )

51 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book consists of two parts: the essay "The Idea of Public Reason Revisited," first published in 1997, and "The Law of Peoples," a major reworking of a much shorter article by the same name published in 1993. Taken together, they are the culmination of more than fifty years of reflection by John Rawls on liberalism and on some of the most pressing problems of our times
Collected papers by John Rawls( Book )

23 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"John Rawls's work on justice has drawn more commentary and aroused wider attention than any other work in moral or political philosophy in the twentieth century. But before and after writing his great treatises, Rawls produced a steady stream of essays, some of which articulate views of justice and liberalism distinct from those found in the two books. They are important in and of themselves because of the deep issues about the nature of justice, moral reasoning, and liberalism they raise as well as for the light they shed on the evolution of Rawls's views."--Jacket
Reclaiming the history of ethics : essays for John Rawls( Book )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays in this volume offer an approach to the history of moral and political philosophy that takes its inspiration from John Rawls. All the contributors are philosophers who have studied with Rawls and they offer this collection in his honor. The distinctive feature of this approach is to address substantive normative questions in moral and political philosophy through an analysis of the texts and theories of major figures in the history of the subject: Aristotle, Hobbes, Hume, Rousseau, Kant, and Marx. By reconstructing the core of these theories in a way that is informed by contemporary theoretical and practical concerns, the contributors show how the history of the subject is a resource for understanding present and perennial problems in moral and political philosophy. This collection will be of particular interest to moral and political philosophers, political theorists, historians of philosophy, and historians of ideas
Liberty, equality, and law : selected Tanner lectures on moral philosophy by Sterling M McMurrin( Book )

10 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Selected Tanner lectures on moral philosophy."
La justice comme équité : une reformulation de Théorie de la justice by John Rawls( Book )

22 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

J. Rawls présente la version définitive de la théorie de la justice comme équité. Il a corrigé les erreurs, inclus quelques révisions, esquissé des réponses à certaines objections formulées depuis la parution de "Théorie de la justice". Il a cherché aussi à mettre en relation les idées développées dans ce livre avec celles des essais écrits précédemment
Justice et démocratie by John Rawls( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in French and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Idee des politischen Liberalismus : Aufsätze 1978-1989 by John Rawls( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in German and Undetermined and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geschichte der Moralphilosophie : Hume - Leibniz - Kant - Hegel by John Rawls( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Droit des gens by John Rawls( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in French and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Débat sur la justice politique by Jürgen Habermas( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in French and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geschichte der politischen Philosophie by John Rawls( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in German and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seit Mitte der 1960er Jahre bis zu seiner Emeritierung im Jahr 1995 hat John Rawls an der Harvard University regelmäßig eine Lehrveranstaltung mit dem Titel "Politische Philosophie der Neuzeit" angeboten. Diese hat Rawls dazu genutzt, seine eigenen theoretischen Entwürfe zu diskutieren, vor allem seine bahnbrechende "Theorie der Gerechtigkeit", die eines der einflußreichsten philosophischen Werke des 20. Jahrhunderts werden sollte. Zugleich ergriff er immer wieder die Gelegenheit, seine Ansichten zur Philosophie des Politischen und des Sozialen mit denen seiner historischen Vorläufer auf diesem Gebiet in Beziehung zu setzen, um "ein Bild der besonders zentralen Merkmale des Liberalismus zu vermitteln"--Eines Liberalismus, dessen Kern eine politische Konzeption der Gerechtigkeit bildet, die sich ihrerseits aus der Tradition des demokratischen Konstitutionalismus und des Gesellschaftsvertrags entwickelt hat. Für diese Tradition stehen für Rawls insbesondere sechs Autoren: die Vertragstheoretiker Hobbes, Locke und Rousseau, die Utilitaristen Hume und Mill sowie Marx als der in vielerlei Hinsicht interessanteste Kritiker des klassischen Liberalismus. Der Band, an dessen Konzeption John Rawls noch selbst mitgewirkt hat, versammelt seine großen Vorlesungen zu diesen Klassikern und bietet die seltene Gelegenheit, die Geschichte der politischen Philosophie mit den Augen eines ihrer herausragenden zeitgenössischen Vertreter zu lesen, der selbst bereits zum Klassiker auf diesem Gebiet geworden ist
Gerechtigkeit als Fairness by John Rawls( Book )

7 editions published in 1977 in German and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Recht der Völker. Nochmals: die Idee der öffentlichen Vernunft by John Rawls( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in German and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welche Bedingungen lassen Völker gerecht und friedlich zusammenleben? Unter welchen Umständen sind Kriege gerechtfertigt? Welche Leitlinien müssen gegeben sein für Organisationen, die eine gerechte Gesellschaft von Völkern mit gleichen Rechten herzustellen vermögen? In acht Grundsätzen für eine gerechte internationale Ordnung entwickelt der amerikanische Philosoph John Rawls einen hypothetischen "Vertrag der Gesellschaft der Völker". Das jüngste Buch von John Rawls ist nach A Theory of Justice 1971, dt. 1975) und Political Liberalism (1993, dt. 1998) ein weiteres wichtiges Werk des bedeutenden amerikanischen Philosophen. Die Originalausgabe (The Law of Peoples, 1999) hat zu heftigen Kontroversen geführt
Zur Idee des politischen Liberalismus : John Rawls in der Diskussion by John Rawls( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in German and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Über Sünde, Glaube und Religion by John Rawls( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in German and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Über John Rawls' Theorie der Gerechtigkeit by Otfried Höffe( Book )

12 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in German and English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essential reading for all who are interested in mid-century, western, political philosophy and the philosophy of John Rawls especially his seminal text A Theory of Justice
 
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A theory of justice
Alternative Names
Bordley-Rawls, John 1921-2002

Con Rolz

Džon Rols

Ioannes Rawls

John Rawls Amerikaans filosoof

John Rawls filosofo statunitense

John Rawls philosophe américain

John Rawls US-amerikanischer Philosoph

Rawles, John

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Rawls, John B. 1921-2002

Rawls, John Bordley

Rawls John Bordley 1921-2002

Roljŭ, J. 1921-2002

Rols, Džon

Rōruzu, Jon 1921-2002

Τζον Ρωλς

Джон Ролс

Джон Роулз

Ролз, Джон

Ролз, Джон 1921-2002

Џон Ролс

ג'ון רולס

רולס, ג'ון 1921-2002

جان رالز فیلسوف آمریکایی

جون رولس

جۆن ڕۆڵز

जॉन राल्स

জন রল্‌স

ஜான் ரால்ஸ்

ജോൺ റൗൾസ്

롤스, 존 1921-2002

롤즈, 존 1921-2002

롤즈, 죤 1921-2002

존 롤스

ジョン・ロールズ

ロールズ, ジョン

莊羅爾斯

约翰·罗尔斯

约翰·罗尔斯 美国政治哲学家

约翰·颅厄涩

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English (533)

German (126)

French (80)

Spanish (55)

Italian (37)

Chinese (27)

Japanese (6)

Turkish (5)

Dutch (4)

Portuguese (3)

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Political liberalismLectures on the history of moral philosophyJustice as fairness : a restatementThe law of peoples : with, the idea of public reason revisitedCollected papersReclaiming the history of ethics : essays for John RawlsLa justice comme équité : une reformulation de Théorie de la justiceÜber John Rawls' Theorie der Gerechtigkeit