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A Theory of Justice by John Rawls

A Theory of Justice is a widely-read book of political philosophy and ethics by John Rawls.

Rawls attempts to solve the problem of distributive justice by utilising a variant of the familiar device of the social contract. The resultant theory is known as "Justice as Fairness", from which Rawls derives his two famous principles of justice: the liberty principle and the difference principle. - Wikipedia
First published in 1971


The 135th greatest nonfiction book of all time

This book is on the following lists:

  1. 28th on The Modern Library | 100 Best Nonfiction (The Modern Library)


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