Author Archives: Chris Lowry

About Chris Lowry

I focus on liberal theory, esp. Rawls. My current work examines how the capability critique of primary goods has theoretical implications for the neutrality/perfectionism debate. In particular, I'm working on a defence of limited perfectionism that fits within a larger neutralist framework and is justified by familiar neutralist-type reasons.

North American Society for Social Philosophy 2012 Book Award

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Deadline: December 31, 2012 The North American Society for Social Philosophy honours the best book published in social philosophy each year with the NASSP Book Award. The Book Award Committee invites you to nominate a book to … Continue reading

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Sen, ‘The Idea of Justice’ (Chapter 4, Voice and Social Choice)

This chapter tells us more about Sen’s understanding of the ‘transcendental’/comparative distinction. I’m not going to cover all (or even most) of the points he raises in this chapter. Instead, I want to raise a question that builds on a … Continue reading

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