Justice and Judgement: The Rise and the Prospect of the Judgement Model in Contemporary Political Philosophy (Philosophy and Social Criticism Series)

Justice and Judgement: The Rise and the Prospect of the Judgement Model in Contemporary Political Philosophy (Philosophy and Social Criticism Series)

By: Professor Alessandro Ferrara (author)Hardback

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Justice and Judgement is a comprehensive introduction to theories of judgement in contemporary political and moral philosophy. The book offers a critical examination of judgement in the recent works of Rawls, Habermas, Ackerman, Michelman and Dworkin, including an historical overview of the judgement model in contemporary political philosophy; the function of the constitution; and deliberative democracy. The book concludes with a discussion of universalism and contemporary liberalism and the judgement view of justice.

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Contents

Introduction PART ONE: THE RISE OF THE JUDGEMENT MODEL IN CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY A Reasonable View of the Reasonable Democracy, Justice and Discourse An (Almost) Aesthetic Model of Normative Validity From Fictive Dialogue to Situated Judgement The Judgement View of Higher Lawmaking PART TWO: COMPLETING THE TURN: THE PROSPECT FOR THE JUDGEMENT MODEL Traces of Modern Universilism in Contemporary Liberalism The Judgement View of Justice Impartiality without Principles and the Ideal of Equal Respect

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/07/1999
  • ISBN13: 9780803978201
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780803978201
  • weight: 522
  • ISBN10: 0803978200

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