JOHN RAWLS (1921 - 2002)


  • Between Rawls and Religion: Liberalism in a Postsecular World, LUISS University and John Cabot University, Rome, December 16-18, 2010

  • Rawlsian Liberalism in Context(s): Engaging the Philosophical Foundations of Politics and Public Policy, University of Tennessee, February 26-27, 2010



  • Anthologies:

    • Lectures on the History of Political Philosophy.  Ed. Samuel Freeman.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 2007.

    • Lectures on the History of Moral Philosophy.  Ed. Barbara Herman.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 2000.

    • Collected Papers.  Ed. Samuel Freeman.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1999.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • A Brief Inquiry into the Meaning of Sin and Faith.  Ed. Thomas Nagel.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 2009.

    • Justice as Fairness: a Restatement.  Cambridge, MA: Belknap, 2001.

    • The Law of Peoples, with 'The Idea of Public Reason Revisited'.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1999.

    • Political LiberalismNew York: Columbia UP, 1993.

    • "The Domain of the Political and Overlapping Consensus." New York University Law Review 64 (1989): 233-255.

    • "A Kantian Conception of Equality."  Cambridge Review (1975): 94-99.

    • A Theory of Justice.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1971.




  • Anthologies:

    • Brooks, Thom, and Fabian Freyenhagen, eds.  The Legacy of John Rawls.  London: Continuum, 2005.

    • Daniels, Norman, ed.  Reading Rawls: Critical Studies of A Theory of Justice.  New York: Basic, 1974.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Freeman, Samuel, ed.  Cambridge Companion to Rawls.  Cambridge: CUP, 2003.

    • Kukathas, Chandran, and Philip Pettit.  Rawls: A Theory of Justice and its Critics.  Stanford: Stanford UP, 1990.

    • Mandle, Jon.  Rawls's A Theory of Justice: an Introduction.  Cambridge: CUP, 2009.

    • Pogge, Thomas.  John Rawls: his Life and Theory of Justice.  Trans. Michelle Kosch.  Oxford: OUP, 2007.

    • Ryan, Alan.  "John Rawls."  The Return of Grand Theory in the Human Sciences.  Ed. Quentin Skinner.  Cambridge: CUP, 1985.  101-120.

    • Sandel, Michael.  Justice: What’s the Right Thing to Do?.  New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009.

    • Sen, Amartya.  The Idea of Justice.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 2009.

    • Taylor, Robert.  Reconstructing Rawls: the Kantian Foundations of Justice as Fairness.  University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 2011.

    • Weithman, Paul.  Why Political Liberalism?  On John Rawls's Political Turn.  Oxford: OUP, 2010.



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