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2018.08.28 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Susan Dieleman, David Rondel, and Christopher Voparil (eds.), Pragmatism and Justice, Oxford University Press, 2017, 334pp., $39.95 (pbk), ISBN 9780190459246. Reviewed by Alan Malachowski, Stellenbosch University This carefully assembled, well-structured, and timely collection of eighteen articles, some previously published, most not, provides a wealth of valuable insight, often from interdisciplinary perspectives, concerning how pragmatism can and should contribute to some of the central debates in modern political philosophy. The book is ostensibly designed to fill a yawning gap in pragmatist thinking caused by an absence of substantive theorizing on the notion of justice. But, it does far more than that. In the first place, the editors’ introduction furnishes an intelligent and instructive account as to why the gap exists. And that is not, of course, simply because key figures in the pragmatist tradition. . .

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