Journal article icon

Journal article

“A quite similar enterprise … interpreted quite differently”? James Buchanan, John Rawls and the politics of the social contract

Abstract:

A striking aspect of the initial reception of John Rawls is that he was embraced by leading market-liberal theorists such as Friedrich Hayek and James Buchanan. This article investigates the reasons for the free-market right's sympathetic interest in the early Rawls by providing a historical account of the dialogue between Rawls and his key neoliberal interlocutor, James Buchanan. We set out the common intellectual context, notably the influence of Frank Knight, that framed the initial work o...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

Actions


Access Document


Files:
Publisher copy:
10.1017/S1479244320000487

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Modern Intellectual History Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
4
Pages:
1010-1033
Publication date:
2021-03-09
Acceptance date:
2020-10-06
DOI:
EISSN:
1479-2451
ISSN:
1479-2443
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
1138334
Local pid:
pubs:1138334
Deposit date:
2020-10-20

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP