Justice, political liberalism, and utilitarianism: Themes from Harsanyi and Rawls

Marc Fleurbaey, Maurice Salles

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Abstract

The utlitiarian economist and Nobel Laureate John Harsanyi and the liberal egalitarian philosopher John Rawls were two of the most eminent scholars writing on problems of social justice in the last century. The contributions to this volume, addressed to an interdisciplinary audience, pay tribute to them by investigating themes that figure prominently in their work. In some cases, the contributors explore issues considered by Harsanyi and Rawls in more depth and from novel perspectives. In others, the contributors use the work of Harsanyi and Rawls as points of departure for pursuing the construction of new theories for the evaluation of social justice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages460
ISBN (Electronic)9780511619595
ISBN (Print)9780521640930
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Arts and Humanities(all)

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