John Rawls and Modern American Liberalism

Garrett Sheldon of the University of Virginia’s College at Wise taught a class on political philosopher John Rawls and his 1971 book, A Theory of… read more

Garrett Sheldon of the University of Virginia’s College at Wise taught a class on political philosopher John Rawls and his 1971 book, A Theory of Justice, which has heavily influenced the ideas behind modern American liberalism. When President Bill Clinton awarded Rawls the National Humanities Medal in 1999, he called him “perhaps the greatest political philosopher of the 20th century.” close

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John Rawls and Modern American Liberalism

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443458-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Wise, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 22, 2018 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Sep 30, 2018 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Sep 22, 2018 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 23, 2018 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 30, 2018 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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