The Right to Justification: Elements of a Constructivist Theory of Justice

Columbia University Press (2011)

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Rainer Forst
Goethe University Frankfurt
Abstract
Introduction: the foundation of justice -- Practical reason and justifying reasons: on the foundation of morality -- Moral autonomy and the autonomy of morality : toward a theory of normativity after Kant -- Ethics and morality -- The justification of justice: Rawls's political liberalism and Habermas's discourse theory in dialogue -- Political liberty: integrating five conceptions of autonomy -- A critical theory of multicultural toleration -- The rule of reasons: three models of deliberative democracy -- Social justice, justification, and power -- The basic right to justification: toward a constructivist conception of human rights -- Constructions of transnational justice: comparing John Rawls's the law of peoples and Otfried Höffe's democracy in an age of globalisation -- Justice, morality, and power in the global context -- Toward a critical theory of transnational justice
Keywords Justice (Philosophy  Constructivism (Philosophy  Justification (Ethics
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Call number B105.J87.F6913 2011
ISBN(s) 0231147082   9780231147088   0231519583   9780231519588
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