Cognitivism in Political Philosophy


A constraint on political cognitivism is that it give some basis for responding to certain worries. These worries prompt political liberals such as Rawls to deny that the search for truth can provide a shared basis for a conception of justice in a pluralistic democratic society.2 On this view, a pluralistic democratic state that avoids the authoritarian use… (More)


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@inproceedings{Hurley2002CognitivismIP, title={Cognitivism in Political Philosophy}, author={Sandra Hurley and James Griffin and Roger Crisp and Brad Hooker and Nicos Stavropoulos}, year={2002} }