Is Liberalism Disingenuous? Truth and Lies in Political Liberalism


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Emily McGill
Keene State College
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Emily McGill ABSTRACT: Rawlsian political liberalism famously requires a prohibition on truth. This has led to the charge that liberalism embraces non-cognitivism, according to which political claims have the moral status of emotions or expressions of preference. This result would render liberalism a non-starter for liberatory politics, a conclusion that political liberals themselves disavow. This...
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