John Rawls

John Rawls : Towards a Just World Order

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Patrick Hayden presents an account of John Rawls's views regarding the nature of social justice among states and the international law and morality he considers necessary in order to secure universal human rights and political stability among individuals and states.
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  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 19.05mm | 413g
  • Wales, United Kingdom
  • English
  • No
  • 0708317294
  • 9780708317297

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." . . an important critique of Rawls's statism . . ." -Cambridge Review of International Affairs ." . . very readable . . . makes a significant contribution to debates concerning universal human rights . . . recommended." -Choice ." . . a very useful survey of Rawls's work, its unique selling point is that it gives due weight to the international dimension of Rawls's theory." -Contemporary Political Theory ." . . clear and thorough in reviewing the development of Rawls's thinking . . . International Relations specialists should read this book as a vigorous defence of cosmopolitanism." -Canadian Journal of Political Science
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About Professor Patrick Hayden

Patrick Hayden is Professor of Political Theory and International Relations at the University of St Andrews.
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