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Liberalism Beyond Justice:
Citizens, Society, and the Boundaries of Political Theory
John Tomasi

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction xiii
CHAPTER ONE Political Liberalism 3
Motivational Foundations 3
Neutrality of Effect 10
The Ethical Culture of Political Liberalism 12
CHAPTER TWO The Boundaries of Political Theory 17
Alphabet People 17
Two Kinds of Cultural Defeaters 20
Free Erosion 26
Liberal Theory and the Doctrine of Double Effect 33
CHAPTER THREE Liberal Nonpublic Reason 40
The Limits of Justice 40
The Personal Uses of Public Reason 42
The Machinery of Nonpublic Virtue 45
Answering the Uneasy Citizens 55
CHAPTER FOUR Citizenship: Justice or Well-Being? 57
The Derivative Ideal 57
From Civic Humanism to Political Liberalism 61
A Different Approach 67
CHAPTER FIVE The Formative Project 73
The Substantive Ideal 73
Moral Development and Liberal Individuation 79
Rethinking Civic Education 85
Back to Tennessee 91
The Tax-Flattening Principle 100
Mind the Gap 105
CHAPTER SIX
High Liberalism 108
The Intuitive Argument 108
Feudalism or Medievalism? 110
The Idea of Society 114
The Original Position and Cost-Free Guarantees 116
Liberalism beyond Justice 124
CONCLUSION 126
Notes 129
Bibliography 151
Index 161

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