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 Biography

Thomas Pogge

in John Rawls

Published in print January 2007 | ISBN: 9780195136364
Published online May 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780199867691 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136364.003.0001
  Biography

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This chapter provides a biography of John Rawls's life, beginning with his childhood and moving through to his university years. It gives a description of some of the formative experiences and significant achievements throughout Rawls's distinguished academic career. The meaning of his project, both as an academic endeavor and personal exploration, are examined.

Keywords: family; education; academic career; war

Chapter.  9034 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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