By John Rawls,Thomas Nagel,Joshua Cohen

John Rawls by no means released something approximately his personal non secular ideals, yet after his dying texts have been chanced on which shed notable mild at the topic. a quick Inquiry into the which means of Sin and religion is Rawls's undergraduate senior thesis, submitted in December 1942, in advance of he entered the military. the current quantity contains those texts, including an advent by way of Joshua Cohen and Thomas Nagel, which discusses their relation to Rawls's released paintings, and an essay by way of Robert Merrihew Adams, which areas the thesis in its theological context.

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