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The Arc of the Moral Universe and Other Essays

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$51.50 • £41.95 • €46.50

ISBN 9780674055605

Publication Date: 01/30/2011

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426 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • Introduction
  • I. Justice in History
    • 1. The Arc of the Moral Universe
  • II. Reflections on the Democratic Tradition
    • 2. Structure, Choice, and Legitimacy: Locke’s Theory of the State
    • 3. Democratic Equality
    • 4. A More Democratic Liberalism
    • 5. For a Democratic Society
    • 6. Knowledge, Morality, and Hope: The Social Thought of Noam Chomsky [with Joel Rogers]
    • 7. Reflections on Habermas on Democracy
    • 8. A Matter of Demolition? Susan Okin on Justice and Gender
  • III. Global Justice
    • 9. Minimalism about Human Rights: The Most We Can Hope For?
    • 10. Is There a Human Right to Democracy?
    • 11. Extra Rempublicam Nulla Justitia? [with Charles Sabel]
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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