Political Neutrality

A Re-evaluation

  • Roberto Merrill
  • Daniel Weinstock

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Introduction

    1. Roberto Merrill
      Pages 1-21
  3. General Approaches

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 23-23
    2. Richard J. Arneson
      Pages 25-43
    3. Peter de Marneffe
      Pages 44-56
    4. Steven Wall
      Pages 57-82
    5. Kwame Anthony Appiah
      Pages 83-96
    6. Simon Clarke
      Pages 109-121
  4. Specific Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 123-123
    2. George Crowder
      Pages 125-143
    3. George Sher
      Pages 144-158
    4. Christine Sypnowich
      Pages 178-209
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 210-224

About this book

Introduction

The topic of neutrality on the good is linked rather closely to the ideal of political liberalism as formulated by John Rawls. Here internationally renowned authors, in several cases among the most prominent names to be found in contemporary political theory, present a collection of ten essays on the idea of liberal neutrality.

Keywords

Neutrality perfectionism Rawls justice paternalism public reason democracy political liberalism value pluralism equality John Rawls political theory

Editors and affiliations

  • Roberto Merrill
    • 1
  • Daniel Weinstock
    • 2
  1. 1.University of MinhoPortugal
  2. 2.McGill UniversityCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137319203
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Religion & Philosophy Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-33019-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-31920-3
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