Justice as Fairness
2. The Difference Principle.
3. The Unofficial Argument.
4. The Official Argument.
John Rawls, 1921-2002. First book was A Theory of Justice (1971). Also wrote Political
Liberalism and The Law of Peoples. Studied at P
Karl MarxJewish, but converted, and was born in 1818. He studied law,
philosophy, and history in Berlin. Hand of Hegel lay heavily on the living. Wrote his
thesis on Democritus. Marx was a radical. He was an atheist. Criticism or religion is the
He was from Vienna and fought in WWI. He wrote The Use of Knowledge
first post-modern essay. Moved from LSE to UChicago. Most important book: The
Constitution of Liberty. Was awarded Noble Prize in Economics in 1974.
Free Market Fair