Essays about: "Rawls’"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 essays containing the word Rawls’.

  1. 1. Climate governance in a well-ordered world : an analysis of Rawlsian climate justice and the goal of climate action

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Andreas Ekvall; [2022]
    Keywords : Rawls’; distributional justice; communitarianism; Agenda 2030; climate justice;

    Abstract : The aspiration of normative theory to conceptualise climate justice is a contested endeavour. At best there are certain agreements about what constitutes distributional justice on a surface level, while it remains challenged whether such conceptualisation is helpful in the realisation of climate justice. READ MORE

  2. 2. Non-ideal theory comparison of Sen's capability approach and Therborn's theory on inequalities : Comparison to a non-ideal theory framework to address health inequalities

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Kyra Nieuwenhuijsen; [2022]
    Keywords : health inequalities; capability approach; Amartya Sen; Göran Therborn; non-ideal theory;

    Abstract : This thesis conducts a theory comparison to determine which theory of social justice is best suited to address health inequalities. The theories used are the capability approach by Amartya Sen and Göran Therborn's theory on inequalities. Within the capability approach, two accounts specified on health capabilities will be regarded as well. READ MORE

  3. 3. Problems With the Veil of Ignorance, And How We Might Solve Them

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Avdelningen för filosofi, historia, konst och religion

    Author : Anthony Persson; [2022]
    Keywords : Veil of Ignorance; VoI; John Rawls; Limited Veil of Ignorance; Limited VoI; Practical Philosophy; Equality; Unbiased decision-making; Theory of Justice;

    Abstract : Ever since Rawls published The Theory of Justice (1971/2009), the theory itself, along with many of its components, have been subject to intense debate. Both the "original position" and the "veil of ignorance" have been argued to be too unrealistic since the restriction on information makes it impossible to apply in the real world. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ideal or non-ieal theory : The challenge of Charles W. Mills

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Julius Lagerlöf; [2021]
    Keywords : Ideal Theory Political Theory Philosophy Rawls Mills;

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  5. 5. Justification for Transnational Environmental Civil Disobedience

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för idé- och samhällsstudier

    Author : Linus Håkansson; [2021]
    Keywords : Civil Disobedience; Climate Change; John Rawls; Political Obligation; Transnationalism;

    Abstract : The following essay argues that Transnational Civil Disobedience may be justified when it is applied to questions relating to global climate change. Civil Disobedience as a politically motivated form of lawbreaking posits questions regarding political obligation and citizenship and such questions are amplified when applied to the transnational level. READ MORE