Rawls's Political Liberalism

2016.02.21 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Thom Brooks and Martha C. Nussbaum (eds.), Rawls's Political Liberalism, Columbia University Press, 2015, 206pp., $30.00 (pbk),
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2016.02.21 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Thom Brooks and Martha C. Nussbaum (eds.), Rawls's Political Liberalism, Columbia University Press, 2015, 206pp., $30.00 (pbk), ISBN 9780231149716. Reviewed by David Enoch, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem This is a collection of six new essays -- written by Martha C. Nussbaum, Onora O'Neill, Paul Weithman, Jeremy Waldron, Thom Brooks, and Frank I. Michelman -- engaging with Rawls's Political Liberalism (PL) in different ways: some as an exegetical exercise; some by criticizing it, more or less strongly, or by offering improvements; yet others by attempting to apply some of its insights and arguments to further, related issues and disciplines. I will briefly summarize each essay, offering some critical remarks as I go along. I will conclude with some general thoughts about the nature of current engagement with Rawls, as exemplified by this collection. Before doing so, let me make a few points about the. . .

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