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From Philosophical Theology to Democratic Theory: Early Postcards from an Intellectual Journey

A Companion to Rawls; Ed. Jon Mandle, David Reidy, 2014

22 Pages Posted: 24 Feb 2014  

David A. Reidy

University of Tennessee - Department of Philosophy

Date Written: February 23, 2013

Abstract

This paper examines the early intellectual development of John Rawls, paying special attention to the transition from his work in moral epistemology to his work in political philosophy and democratic theory. It appears in the recently published Blackwell Companion to Rawls, which I edited with Jon Mandle.

Keywords: Rawls, liberalism, justice, democracy, political philosophy, intellectual history

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Reidy, David A., From Philosophical Theology to Democratic Theory: Early Postcards from an Intellectual Journey (February 23, 2013). A Companion to Rawls; Ed. Jon Mandle, David Reidy, 2014. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2400118 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2400118

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