"Is political philosophy, like liberalism itself, in crisis, and in need of reinvention?" Read an excerpt from In the Shadow of Justice in in a piece on the pasts& futures of liberal political philosophy
Big news day today but also: In the Shadow of Justice comes out today! You can buy it here: Read an excerpt here:
"The very capaciousness of liberal philosophy squeezed out possibilities for radical critique"...an excerpt from brilliant 's new book(!!), "In The Shadow of Justice" on the powerful, constraining, ghostly paradigm of liberal egalitarianism
For five decades Anglophone political philosophy has been dominated by the liberal egalitarianism of John Rawls. With liberalism in crisis, have these ideas outlived their time? Our latest from
We attended ’s talk with yesterday at . If you missed it, read an excellent essay based on "In the Shadow of Justice," Forrester’s book with , in the here:
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For five decades Anglophone political philosophy has been dominated by the liberal egalitarianism of John Rawls. With liberalism in crisis, have his ideas outlived their time?
The Future of Political Philosophy by
A thought-provoking preview from 's forthcoming book on John Rawls and liberalism
this by is a fantastic essay, grappling with both the power and the limitations of liberal-egalitarian political philosophy, and placing it in its paradoxical historical context
This extract from 's new book on the limits of Rawlsianism is superb
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Excited to dig into this book critiquing 's intellectual legacy
"if parts of liberal philosophy look bound up in the political structure of technocratic neoliberalism, others look well suited to our own moment of dramatic inequality, with its longing for universalizing principles." The Future of Political Philosophy
This article is actually about the past of political philosophy, not its future
Forrester’s provocative thesis: Rawlsianism was born to the right of the welfare state and prospered to the left of neoliberalism.
The Future of Political Philosophy For five decades Anglophone political philosophy has been dominated by the liberal egalitarianism of John Rawls. With liberalism in crisis, have these ideas outlived their time?
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Friends, let’s all pause for a moment to show some compassion for the Rawlsians. They’re struggling. The Future of Political Philosophy | Boston Review
Really interesting piece on Rawls, liberalism, and the past & future trajectories of political philosophy . We are in strange, intriguing times indeed when one reads that "Corbynism counts Rawlsians among its theorists". :-) 1/2
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"liberal egalitarianism can look responsible for a narrowing of the utopian imagination and complicit in the rise of a technocratic neoliberalism—reinforcing rather than helping to dismantle its injustices."
"The story of Anglo-American liberal political philosophy is not just a tale of philosophical success. It is also a ghost story, in which Rawls’s theory lived on as a spectral presence long after the conditions it described ... were gone."
“political philosophers in the Rawlsian strain often read later objections to the universalist presumptions of American liberalism as identitarian challenges to equality, rather than as critiques informed by the history of imperialism and decolonization”