7. As Free and as Just as Possible: Capitalism for Marxists, Communism for Liberals

  1. Jeffrey Reiman

Published Online: 8 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118381564.ch7

As Free and as Just as Possible

As Free and as Just as Possible

How to Cite

Reiman, J. (2012) As Free and as Just as Possible: Capitalism for Marxists, Communism for Liberals, in As Free and as Just as Possible, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118381564.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 30 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470674123

Online ISBN: 9781118381564

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Keywords:

  • as free and just, capitalism for Marxists, communism for liberals;
  • Marxian-Liberal original position, natural right in exercising liberty;
  • basic liberties, lexically prior to the difference principle;
  • Marxian-Liberal, the just state and basic liberties;
  • Marxian Liberalism, not distinguishing political/economic realms;
  • the just state, basic, political liberties at their fair value;
  • systematic denial of opportunity, coercion prohibited by right to liberty;
  • Marxian Liberalism, democracy, of a person's natural right to liberty;
  • difference principle, distributive to maximize for the worst-off;
  • perfect form of property-owning, and economic/social inequalities

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Just State

  • Capitalism for Marxists

  • The Marxian-Liberal Ideal: Property-Owning Democracy

  • Communism for Liberals