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Rawls, John

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Pronunciation: /rɔːlz
 
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Definition of Rawls, John in English:

( 1921–2002), American philosopher. His books A Theory of Justice (1971) and Political Liberalism (1993) consider the basic institutions of a just society as those chosen by rational people under conditions which ensure impartiality.

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