Dream capitalism

Pierson, Christopher (2015) Dream capitalism. Res Publica, 21 (4). pp. 383-395. ISSN 1356-4765

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John Tomasi’s Free Market Fairness represents an heroic attempt to bridge the gap between Rawlsian ‘high liberals’ and the advocates of classical liberalism/contemporary libertarianism. I argue that Tomasi’s project fails, above all because it cannot give a compelling account of contemporary (American) capitalism or of its capacity to deliver free market fairness.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Property rights; Justice; Tomasi; Rawls
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Politics and International Relations
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11158-015-9299-5
Depositing User: Pierson, Prof Chris
Date Deposited: 29 Feb 2016 09:40
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2017 09:26
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/32000

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