Chapter

Bleached Foundations

Andrew Vincent

in The Nature of Political Theory

Published in print March 2004 | ISBN: 9780199271252
Published online April 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780191601101 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199271259.003.0004
 Bleached Foundations

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Focuses on the development of justice‐based theory, predominantly after the publication of John Rawls Theory of Justice in 1971. After an overview of the concept of justice, it provides a critical discussion of desert and non‐desert theories, mutual advantage, impartiality, utilitarian, rational choice, and feminist and pluralist accounts of justice

Keywords: contractualism; desert; feminism; impartiality; justice; liberalism; mutual advantage; pluralist; rational choice; Rawls; utilitarianism

Chapter.  16502 words. 

Subjects: Political Theory

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