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Theorizing Justice: Critical Insights and Future Directions

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2018.02.23 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Krushil Watene and Jay Drydyk (eds.), Theorizing Justice: Critical Insights and Future Directions, Rowman and Littlefield, 2016, 197 pp., $120.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781783484041. Reviewed by David A. Reidy, University of Tennessee Introducing this edited collection, Krushil Watene says that it aims first to gather some critical insights into the broadly Rawlsian tradition in political philosophy and then to present some new issues that may require alternative points of departure or new frameworks of thought if progress is to be made in our thinking about them. While this does not suggest a great deal of topical or methodological unity, it still suggests more than is delivered by the papers that follow. Nevertheless, most of the papers are informed, insightful, stimulating and useful. As a whole, however, the volume neither sheds much light on the future of the Rawlsian tradition nor generates much momentum behind. . .

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