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.

The 535th greatest nonfiction book of all time

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

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A Theory of Justice: Original Edition (Oxford Paperbacks 301 301) Paperback 398463 $36.62 $13.55 2005
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