Rawls's Political Liberalism
Ed. by Thom Brooks & Martha C. Nussbaum
(Columbia University Press, May 2015)
Widely hailed as one of the most significant works in modern political philosophy, John Rawls's Political Liberalism (1993) defended a powerful vision of society that respects reasonable ways of life, both religious and secular. These core values have never been more critical as anxiety grows over political and religious difference and new restrictions are placed on peaceful protest and individual expression.
This anthology of original essays suggests new, groundbreaking applications of Rawls's work in multiple disciplines and contexts.
Preface - Thom Brooks & Martha C. Nussbaum
Introduction - Martha C. Nussbaum
1. Changing Constructions - Onora O'Neill
2. Legitimacy and the Project of Political Liberalism [pdf] - Paul Weithman
3. Isolating Public Reasons - Jeremy Waldron
4. The Capabilities Approach and Political Liberalism - Thom Brooks
5. The Priority of Liberty - Frank I. Michelman