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Understanding Rawls: A Reconstruction and Critique of "A Theory of Justice"
Understanding Rawls A Reconstruction and Critique of A Theory of Justice Author:Robert Paul Wolff "This is the first sustained and systematic commentary on Rawls" "A Theory of Justice." Anyone overwhelmed by the complexity of Rawls' book will find this short exigesis and critique of very great value." — --Kurt Baier, U. of Pittsburgh — This book contends that Rawls' approach to social philosophy is fundamentally misguided. The bargaining "... more »theorem" sketched by Rawls is shown to be invalid, and the author suggests an analysis based more on the legacies of Marx and Freud would be more fruitful.« less