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John Rawls

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Many of our most serious conflicts are conflicts within ourselves. Those who suppose their judgements are always consistent are unreflective or dogmatic.

— John Rawls

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The sense of justice is continuous with the love of mankind.

— John Rawls

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[E]ach person is to have an equal right to the most extensive basic liberty compatible with a similar liberty for others.

— John Rawls

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In constant pursuit of money to finance campaigns, the political system is simply unable to function. Its deliberative powers are paralyzed.

— John Rawls

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The bad man desires arbitrary power. What moves the evil man is the love of injustice.

— John Rawls

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The principles of justice are chosen behind a veil of ignorance.

— John Rawls

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Freedom and Authority: An Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy p. " Oxford Journal for Legal Studies (Spring 1987) 7 (1): 1-25. Rawls also modified the principles of justice as follows (with the first principle having priority over the second and the first half of the second having priority over the latter half):
Each person has an equal claim to a fully adequate scheme of basic rights and liberties which scheme is compatible with the same scheme for all; and in this scheme the equal political liberties and only those liberties are to be guaranteed their fair value.

". He is one of the major thinkers in the tradition of liberal political philosophy. His magnum opus A Theory of Justice (1971) was hailed at the time of its publication as "the most important work in moral philosophy since the end of World War II" and is now regarded as "one of the primary texts in political philosophy.

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