Rex Martin, 2004–2005 | National Humanities Center

Rex Martin (NHC Fellow, 2004–05)

Project Title

Rawls on Economic Justice

University of Kansas

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2004–05

Rex Martin wrote a paper, "Rawls on International Distributive Economic Justice: Taking a Closer Look," and coauthored (with coeditor David Reidy) a substantial introductory essay, "Reading Rawls's The Law of the Peoples," for a collection of sixteen papers which they coedited, entitled Rawls's Law of Peoples: A Realistic Utopia? (Blackwell, forthcoming 2006). He wrote an article, "Just Wars and Humanitarian Interventions," for the Journal of Social Philosophy (vol. 36, no. 4, 2005); a shorter revised version under the title "Walzer and Rawls on Just Wars and Humanitarian Interventions" will be published in Intervention, Terrorism, and Torture: Challenges to Just War Theory in the 21st Century, edited by Steven Lee (Dordrecht: Springer, forthcoming 2006). In addition, he wrote an article, "Rawls on Human Rights: Liberal or Universal?" to be published in Thin Universalism: Principles in a Plural World, edited by B. A. Haddock, Peri Roberts, and Peter Sutch (Routledge, forthcoming 2006); an encyclopedia entry on "Conceptions of Rights in Philosophy" for the IVR Encyclopedia of Jurisprudence, Legal Theory, and Philosophy of Law (, 2005, and another on "RAWLS, John [Bordley], 1921-2002" for New Makers of Modern Culture, edited by Justin Wintle (Routledge, forthcoming 2006); and two review articles for History and Theory and Ethics.