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User Review  - MashaK99 - LibraryThing

I read this one quite a while ago in college, back when I was in the process of choosing which Western political philosophy is most aligned with my views. My prof recommended this one as a companion ... Read full review

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User Review  - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing

A long involved theory of justice - create a society where you would be treated fairly, if you do not know what position you would occupy in such a society. Read full review

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User Review  - vegetarian - LibraryThing

After earning his Ph.D. from Princeton in 1950, Rawls taught there until 1952, when he received a Fulbright Fellowship to Oxford University (Christ Church), where he was influenced by the liberal ... Read full review

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User Review  - oakes - LibraryThing

A Theory of Justice comes in at just over 600 pages (including index), and let’s admit it--it is BORING. It is essentially an expanded version of Rawls's earlier paper entitled “Justice as Fairness ... Read full review

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User Review  - BobFitzconner - LibraryThing

A bit dated, ignorant of behavioral economics, 90% waffle. Potentially a useful reference source but needs savage editing. Read full review

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User Review  - bobshackleton - LibraryThing

For all its flaws, the most important American contribution to political philosophy in the 20th century. Read full review

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User Review  - muir - LibraryThing

Learn about the veil of ignorance. Read full review

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User Review  - Alex L - Goodreads

BLEH. Never taking a political theory class again. But this book was rather odd...i liked the ideas he proposed, but it wasn't as enjoyable of a read as i thought it would be. Not really my subject matter. Read full review

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User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

This work gets four stars for content, but lost the 5th because Rawls is such a heavy-handed writer. The work lays out the "Veil of Ignorance" in thorough detail, contrasting it with telelogical and ... Read full review

Review: A Theory of Justice

User Review  - Matthew - Goodreads

This has got to be a must-read for anyone interested in Social and Political philosophy. Rawls' famous "Veil of Ignorance" method of deciding on a rational social contract is introduced in the first ... Read full review


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