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    DescriptionJustificatory Liberalism advances a theory of personal, public and political justification. Drawing on current work in epistemology and cognitive psychology, the book develops a theory of personally justified belief. Building on this account, it then advances an account of public justification that is more normative and less 'populist' than that of 'political liberals'.


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    Title
    Justificatory Liberalism
    Subtitle
    An Essay on Epistemology and Political Theory
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Gerald F. Gaus, Volume editor David Miller, Volume editor Alan Ryan
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 392
    Width: 154 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 607 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780195094404
    ISBN 10: 0195094409
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27430
    BIC E4L: POL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.1
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BISAC V2.8: PHI005000, PHI004000
    BIC subject category V2: JPA
    DC20: 320.01
    Libri: I-PL
    Ingram Subject Code: PL
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 04
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T General Subject: 610
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    BISAC V2.8: POL010000
    BIC subject category V2: JPFK
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 320.513
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: JC574.G38
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 320.5/13
    LC classification: JC574 .G38 1996
    Thema V1.0: JPA, JPFK
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Publication date
    01 April 1996
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Gerald F. Gaus is Professor of Political Science and Philosophy at the University of Minnesota, Duluth and President of the International Economics and Philosophy Society. He is the author of Value and Justification: The Foundations of Liberal Theory (1990) and The Modern Liberal Theory of Man (1983).
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    an insightful and valuable contribution to political philosophy. Colin Farrelly, Mind, Vol. 109, No.435, July 00. There is much in this final section that will interest political and legal theorists and Gaus covers a lot of ground. Colin Farrelly, Mind, Vol. 109, No.435, Jul 00. Gaus's book is an important contribution to the idea of public justification. Colin Farrelly, Mind, Vol. 109, No.435, July 00. The book brings together a broad range of issues from epistemology, cognitive science, political theory and law. It is essential reading for those who take seriously the idea of public justification. Colin Farrelly, Mind, Vol. 109, No.435, Jul. 00. Impressive, sophisticated and original ... In place of populism, Gaus offers an extremely rich and complex survey of general models of epistemic justification and an argument for the relevance of such a survey for questions of moral justification ... This is a major, admirable in its scope and ambition. It contains something for almost everyone interested in contemporary political philosophy, particularly those interested in arguments over the nature of public reason and deliberative democracy, and employs an impressive range of intellectual tools with analytical scrupulosity. Matthew Festenstein, Contemporary Politics, vol 4 no2 1998