John Rawls and American Pragmatisms

30 Pages Posted: 19 May 2010

Date Written: May 19, 2010

Abstract

This paper was written for and presented at "Rawlsian Liberalism In Context(s)" conference held at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in February, 2010. In it, the author argues, first, that there is no doctrine of "classical pragmatism" uniting the figures often identified as founding the movement; and, second, that contrmporary pragmatists ignore or dismiss Rawls at their own peril.

Suggested Citation

Talisse, Robert B., John Rawls and American Pragmatisms (May 19, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1611859 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1611859

Robert B. Talisse (Contact Author)

Vanderbilt University ( email )

111 Furman Hall
Department of Philosophy
Nashville, TN 37240
United States

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