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Autonomy, Justice, and the Good

Eamonn Callan

in Creating Citizens

Published in print September 1997 | ISBN: 9780198292586
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191598913 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198292589.003.0003

Series: Oxford Political Theory

 Autonomy, Justice, and the Good

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Rawls's political conception of the person and his related conception of reasonable pluralism entail a partially comprehensive ideal of personal autonomy. The warrant for that ideal is further supported by showing that it is integral to the virtue of justice and that communitarian claims that autonomy is at odds with a life of integrity are unfounded.

Keywords: autonomy; communitarianism; integrity; justice; person; reasonable pluralism

Chapter.  12438 words. 

Subjects: Political Theory

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