Refashioning Rawls as a True Champion of the Poor

@article{Ltter2010RefashioningRA,
  title={Refashioning Rawls as a True Champion of the Poor},
  author={H. P. P. L{\"o}tter},
  journal={Politikon},
  year={2010},
  volume={37},
  pages={149 - 171}
}
Rawls champions the cause of the poor because of his strong moral sentiments about the eradication of poverty. I present these sentiments, which he converts into normative elements of his theory of justice. However, the conceptual framework and intellectual resources that he uses to articulate these sentiments are inadequate. His sentiments against poverty cannot be accommodated neatly, simply, and coherently in his liberal theoretical framework. Also, I point out that his definition of the… Expand
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