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Ricoeur, Rawls and the Aporia of the Just


As Ricoeur acknowledges, the publication of Rawls’s book, A Theory of Justice(TJ), in 1971 was a major event in the area of contemporary political philoso-phy. Ricoeur offers important comments on Rawls’s approach to justice. These commentaries are mainly based on a close reading of this book. This article focuses on such commentaries. They are at the same time glowing and critical. Ricoeur expresses his support to Rawls for his illuminating study of justice, seen as a virtue of institutions. ...
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Feriel Kandil. Ricoeur, Rawls and the Aporia of the Just. The Ambiguity of Justice: New Perspectives on Paul Ricoeur's Approach to Justice, 25, Brill Publishing, pp.169-205, 2020, Social and Critical Theory, 978-90-04-42498-2. ⟨hal-03142129⟩
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