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John Rawls' Theory of Justice

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £6.50
Rawls' 1971 text links the idea of social justice to a basic sense of fairness that recognizes human rights and freedoms. Controversially, though, it also accepts differences in the distribution of goods and services-as long as they benefit the worst-off in society.

Lectures on the History of Moral Philosophy

Paperback, 15/11/2000, £27.95
A collection of the lectures on moral philosophy given by John Rawls over three decades of teaching at Harvard. This book looks at thinkers such as Leibniz, Hume and Kant, in their struggle to define the role of a moral conception in human life.

Lectures on the History of Political Philosophy

Paperback, 01/09/2008, £23.95
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.

Law of Peoples

Paperback, 27/06/2001, £24.95
This work consists of two parts: "The Idea of Public Reason Revisited", published in 1997, and "The Law of Peoples", a reworking of an article published in 1993. Taken together, they are the culmination of more than 50 years of reflection on liberalism and on some pressing problems of our times.

Theory of Justice

Paperback, 22/03/2005, £30.95
Though the "Revised Edition of A Theory of Justice", published in 1999, is the definitive statement of Rawls's view, so much of the extensive literature on Rawls's theory refers to the first edition. This reissue makes the first edition once again available for scholars and serious students of Rawls's work.