Political Philosopher John Rawls and Occupy Wall Street: A Discussion with Stanford Professor Joshua Cohen
Stanford Professor of Political Science, Philosophy and Law Joshua Cohen discuss how political philosopher John Rawls might view the Occupy Wall Street movement. The late Rawls, a Harvard professor and the author of A Theory of Justice, is widely recognized as the most important political philosopher of the 20th century. His theory about how to set up a just society, called ‘Justice as Fairness,’ could provide a legitimate philosophical framework for the Occupy the Wall Street movement. I talked with Cohen about what Rawls’ theory says, and what it means for the 99%. (Fuente: Occupy the Airwaves).
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