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Cohen to the Rescue

Pogge, Thomas


Cohen seeks to rescue the concept of justice from those, among whom he includes Rawls, who think that correct fundamental moral principles are fact-sensitive. Cohen argues instead that any fundamental principles of justice, and fundamental moral principles generally, are fact-insensitive and that any fact-sensitive principles can be traced back to fact-insensitive ones. This paper seeks to clarify the nature of Cohen's argument, and the kind of fact-insensitivity he has in mind. In particular,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Ratio
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9329.2008.00413.x


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