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  1. Michael Moehler (forthcoming). Impartiality, Priority, and Justice: The Veil of Ignorance Reconsidered. Journal of Social Philosophy.
    In this article, I defend the veil of ignorance against the objection that the device is inadequate for deriving demands of justice, because the veil of ignorance purportedly enforces a stronger form of impartiality than Kant’s categorical imperative and, primarily as a consequence, it generally leads to non-prioritarian conclusions. I show that the moral ideal of impartiality that is expressed by the veil of ignorance is not essentially different from Kant’s notion of impartiality and that it does not generally lead (...)
     
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  2. Jeppe von Platz (forthcoming). Social Cooperation and Basic Economic Rights: A Rawlsian Route to Social Democracy. Journal of Social Philosophy.
    The central idea of Rawls’s theory of justice is the idea of democratic society as a fair system of cooperation between free and equal citizens. The moral powers of democratic citizens are the capacities presupposed by this idea. Rawls identifies two such powers, the capacity for a conception of the good and the capacity for a sense of justice. I argue that the idea of democratic citizenship presupposes also a third moral power: the capacity for working. Since the basic rights (...)
     
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  3. Anita Silvers (forthcoming). Defective Agents:(In) Equality,(Ab) Normality and the Tyranny of the Normal. Journal of Social Philosophy.
     
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  4. Thad Williamson (forthcoming). A Fair Stake and a Fair Shake: John Rawls's Idea of a Property-Owning Democracy and Its Political Plausibility. Forthcoming In. Journal of Social Philosophy.
     
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