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Rawls, John 1921-2002

Works: 997 works in 2,540 publications in 10 languages and 73,367 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  History  Sources 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Honoree, Editor, Other, Dedicatee, Author in quotations or text abstracts
Classifications: JC578, 320.011
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Most widely held works by John Rawls
A theory of justice by John Rawls( Book )

409 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 6,020 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 )

107 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 2,851 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
Justice as fairness : a restatement by John Rawls( Book )

27 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,500 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
Lectures on the history of moral philosophy by John Rawls( Book )

45 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La filosofía moral moderna, 1600-1800 - Hume I : la moralidad psicologizada y las pasiones - Hume II : la deliberación racional y el papel de la razón - Hume III : la justicia como virtud artificial - Hume IV : la crítica del intuicionismo racional - Hume V : el espectador juicioso - Leibniz I : su perfeccionismo metafísico - Leibniz II : los espíritus como sustancias activas : su libertad - Kant II : el imperativo categórico : la primera formulación - Kant III : el imperativo categórico : la tercera formulación - Kant V : La primacía de lo justo y el objeto de la ley moral - Kant VI : el constructivismo moral - Kant VII : el hecho de la razón - Kant VIII : la ley moral como la ley de la libertad - Kant IX : la psicología moral de la religión - Kant X : la unidad de la razón - Hegel I : su rechtsphilosophie - Hegel II : la vida ética y el liberalismo
Collected papers by John Rawls( Book )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,125 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
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 387 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 4 languages and held by 307 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 1978 and 2000 in French and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in German and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Droit des gens by John Rawls( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in French and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Débat sur la justice politique by Jürgen Habermas( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in French and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soziale Gerechtigkeit als moralphilosophische Forderung : zur Theorie der Gerechtigkeit von John Rawls by Hans-Jürgen Kühn( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in German and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief inquiry into the meaning of sin and faith : with "on my religion" by John Rawls( Book )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Rawls never published anything about his own religious beliefs, but after his death two texts were discovered which shed extraordinary light on the subject. A Brief Inquiry into the Meaning of Sin and Faith is Rawls's undergraduate senior thesis, submitted in December 1942 ... 'On My Religion, ' a short statement drafted in 1997, describes the history of his religious beliefs and attitudes toward religion, including his abandonment of orthodoxy during World War II."--Publisher description
John Rawls' theory of social justice : an introduction by John Rawls( Book )

2 editions published between 1976 and 1982 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cambridge companion to Rawls by Samuel Richard Freeman( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Rawls is the most significant and influential philosopher and moral philosopher of the twentieth century. His work has profoundly shaped contemporary discussions of social, political and economic justice in philosophy, law, political science, economics and other social disciplines. In this collection of new essays, many of the world's leading political and moral theorists discuss the full range of Rawls's contribution to the concepts of political and economic justice, democracy, liberalism, constitutionalism and international justice. (Midwest)
A companion to Rawls by Jon Mandle( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is an unprecedented survey that reflects the surge of Rawls scholarship since his death, and the lively debates that have emerged from his work. It features an outstanding list of contributors, including senior as well as 'next generation' Rawls scholars. It provides careful, textually informed exegesis and well-developed critical commentary across all areas of his work, including non-Rawlsian perspectives. It includes discussion of new material, covering Rawls's work from the newly published undergraduate thesis to the final writings on public reason and the law of peoples. It covers Rawls's moral and political philosophy, his distinctive methodological commitments, and his relationships to the history of political philosophy and to jurisprudence and the social sciences. And it includes discussion of his monumental 1971 book, 'A theory of justice', which is often credited as having revitalized political philosophy
The law of peoples by John Rawls( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Bordley-Rawls, John 1921-2002

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רולס, ג'ון 1921-2002

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롤스, 존 1921-2002

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Political liberalismJustice as fairness : a restatementLectures on the history of moral philosophyCollected papersLa justice comme équité : une reformulation de Théorie de la justiceA brief inquiry into the meaning of sin and faith : with "on my religion"The Cambridge companion to Rawls