The tension between the demands of social justice and the priority of freedom. Considerations around John Rawls's conception of justice

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  • Francisco Cortés Rodas Universidad de Antioquia

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Liberty, equality, recognition, capabilities, basic human capabilities, Honneth, Senn, Nussbaum, Rawls

Abstract


This articles presents some criticisms made to John Rawls' theory of justice In the first place. Axel Honneth's proposal to build a theory of justice from Hegelian theory of recognition is set out In the second place. Amartyn Senn and Martha Nuxsbaumi proposal on basic human capabilities is developed. By means of these criticisms of Rawls, we intend to show that in order ta guarantee demands of equality and equity assumed try liberalism it is necessary to build a new theory of justice on differeni grounds

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2004-09-04

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Cortés Rodas, F. (2004). The tension between the demands of social justice and the priority of freedom. Considerations around John Rawls’s conception of justice. Estudios De Filosofía, (30), 53–69. Retrieved from https://revistas.udea.edu.co/index.php/estudios_de_filosofia/article/view/12869

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