Moral Theory and Justification


in The Ideal of a Rational Morality

Published in print January 2003 | ISBN: 9780198250210
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191681264 | DOI:
Moral Theory and                         Justification

Show Summary Details


This chapter comments on some observations John Rawls makes in A Theory of Justice on, first, moral theory and, second, justification and proof. These Rawlsian observations are both intriguing in themselves and stimuli to more extensive study of justification and proof in ethics.

Keywords: John Rawls; A Theory of Justice; moral theory; justification; proof; ethics

Chapter.  2800 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.