John Rawls

Towards a Just World Order

Author(s): Patrick Hayden

Language: English

Genre(s): Philosophy

Series: Political Philosophy Now

  • April 2002 · 224pages · 216x138mm

  • ·Hardback - 9780708317297
  • ·Paperback - 9780708317280

About The Book

'John Rawls: Towards a Just World Order' is a concise and detailed analysis of one of the foremost political philosophers of our time that demonstrates the importance of Rawls's work for contemporary debates regarding international relations, world politics and human rights.


'... clear and thorough in reviewing the development of Rawls's thinking ... International Relations specialists should read this book as a vigorous defence of cosmopolitanism.' (Canadian Journal of Political Science Vol. 36 No. 3).

'... It makes a significant contribution to debates concerning universal human rights and will be very useful to those with an interest in either international justice or Rawl's views.' (Choice)

' important critique of Rawls's statism... ' (Cambridge Review of International Affairs)

About the Author(s)

Patrick Hayden

Patrick Hayden is Professor of Political Theory and International Relations at the University of St Andrews.

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