John Rawls, 1921-2002. American liberal political thinker, best known for his 1971 work A Theory of Justice. His political philosophy was founded on the notion of an "original position" of equality.
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Objections to Rawls
A political critique of the "contractarian liberalism" of Rawls' theory of justice.
A Rawls Glossary
Very concise definitions of key Rawlsian terms.
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Original Position
A concise look at the key idea of Rawls, by Fred D'Agostino.
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