Rawls's Religion and Justice

David A. Reidy

University of Tennessee - Department of Philosophy

May 1, 2009

This is a revised version of an essay posted a few months back in which I discuss John Rawls's religious commitments as they developed over the course of his life and how attending to those commitments can inform and deepen our understanding of, and ability critically to evaluate, his political philosophy.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 52

Keywords: Rawls, Religion, Liberalism, Right, Relations, Institutions, Justice

JEL Classification: B31

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Date posted: March 10, 2009 ; Last revised: December 1, 2009

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Reidy, David A., Rawls's Religion and Justice (May 1, 2009). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1352607 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1352607

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