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John Rawls
Aired 3/9/2006

Harvard University Professor John Rawls, who died in 2002, has been called the most influential political philosopher of the twentieth century - certainly for Democrats. His 1971 book, "A Theory of Justice," touched off a debate over individual rights versus the broader society. Should governments help level the playing field for those least advantaged? Was Rawls too radical? Or not radical enough?
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  Samuel Freeman
    Professor of philosophy and law at the University of Pennsylvania, and the editor of "The Cambridge Companion to Rawls" and "The Collected Papers of John Rawls"
  Robert Talisse
    Assistant professor of philosophy at Vanderbilt University, and the author of "On Rawls: A Liberal Theory of Justice and Justification".

Originally Aired: 9/2/2004

   
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