Chapter

Introduction

Jonathan Quong

in Liberalism without Perfection

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780199594870
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191723513 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594870.003.0001
Introduction

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The book's introductory chapter explains the debate between liberal perfectionism and political liberalism, and provides a brief account of why the author endorses the political liberal view, including a brief preview of the author's distinction between the internal and external conceptions of political liberalism. The introduction also offers some remarks regarding the scope of the book, and provides a preview of each of the book's chapters.

Keywords: liberal perfectionism; political liberalism; public reason; Rawls; reasonable persons

Chapter.  5597 words. 

Subjects: Comparative Politics

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