John Rawls is widely thought to have revitalised political philosophy. This paper discusses that claim critically in the light of Rawls' own characterisation of his project as well as a series of objections that have been raised by critics from diverse points of view. It concludes that the criticisms advanced by the authors in question help to clarify what exactly Rawls accomplished. He did revitalise liberal political philosophy, but in a manner that lacks much of the traditional substance of political philosophy. The paper concludes by discussing the significance of this finding and its implications for the future of political philosophy.
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research contributes to curricular studies by showing that the textbook activities can be seen as a reflection of the favored pedagogical practices of both nations. For example, the Australian textbooks follow the Anglo-American tradition of teaching pupils
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work that it can seemingly apply to anything. It is somewhat counterintuitive, for instance, to see as “republican thinkers” those who considered and explicitly rejected the republic as a form of government. In the Anglo-American tradition, at least
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