Philosophica: International Journal for the History of Philosophy

Volume 15, Issue 30, November 2007

Filosofia e Espaço Público

Denis Coitinho Silveira
Pages 61-82

O Liberalismo em John Rawls e a Resposta aos Comunitaristas

The aim of this article is to characterize the John Rawls’s theory of justice as fairness developed in A Theory of Justice (1971), Political Liberalism (1993), Replay to Habermas (1995) and Justice as Fairness: A Restatement (2001), with a view to identifying the convergent points between deontological conception with teleological characteristics and identify a substantive conception of justice, not purely procedural, which is universalist albeit not transcendental, making possible an approach between communitarian and liberal ethical theories.

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