John Rawls: Reticent Socialist

Forsideomslag
Cambridge University Press, 10. jul. 2017 - 220 sider
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Cover -- Half-title -- Title page -- Copyright information -- Epigraph -- Dedication -- Table of contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1 Conceptions of Property in the Original Position -- Why Not Capitalism? -- Rawls's Non-Response to This Argument -- A Rawlsian Explanation -- 2 Property-Owning Democracy versus Liberal Socialism -- What Rawls Meant by ''Liberal Democratic Socialism'' -- The ''Means of Production'' -- Historical Digression -- The ''Commanding Heights'' of the Economy -- Rawls's Understanding of ''Property-Owning Democracy'' -- Property-Owning Democracy as an Alternative to Capitalism -- The Political History of the Term ''Property-Owning Democracy'' -- Ambiguous Indications -- Summing Up -- 3 Fair Value and the Fact of Domination -- 4 The Four-Stage Sequence -- The Constitutional-Stage: Knowledge and Task -- The Constitutional Stage: The Rule of Decision -- The Constitutional Stage: Fair Value -- The Constitutional Stage: ''Wide'' versus ''Narrow'' Distributive Justice -- The Five Ideal Regime Types -- The Third, Legislative Stage -- The Fourth, and Final, Administrative/Judicial Stage -- 5 The Circumstances of Politics -- Anxiety in the Circumstances of Justice -- The Limited Space of the Political -- 6 Rescuing the Difference Principle -- Relative Stability: The Two Fundamental Comparisons -- First Fundamental Comparison: ''Stressing the Second Condition'' -- The Reconciliation Requirement -- The Publicity Condition -- The Express Reciprocity Criterion -- Second Fundamental Comparison: Publicity, Reciprocity, Stability -- Grounds of Publicity -- Grounds of Reciprocity -- Grounds of Stability -- Counting Up the Grounds -- Reciprocity and Strains of Commitment -- Reflection on the Part One Argument for Justice as Fairness -- 7 The Special Psychologies -- Varieties of Envy -- Envy and Inequality

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Introduction
1
Conceptions of Property in the Original Position
17
PropertyOwning Democracy versus Liberal Socialism
28
Fair Value and the Fact of Domination
52
The FourStage Sequence
65
The Circumstances of Politics
81
Rescuing the Difference Principle
90
The Special Psychologies
105
Socialism and Stability
118
The Common Content of the Two Regimes
128
The Property Question
139
Religion and Reticence
170
The Transition to Socialism
186
Bibliography
201
Index
207
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William A. Edmundson is Regents Professor of Law and Philosophy at Georgia State University College of Law. He is the author of Three Anarchical Fallacies (Cambridge, 1998) and An Introduction to Rights (Cambridge, 2012) and editor of The Duty to Obey the Law (1999) and The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory (2004). He is also the series editor of the Cambridge Introductions to Philosophy and Law.

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