By John Rawls,Thomas Nagel,Joshua Cohen

John Rawls by no means released something approximately his personal spiritual ideals, yet after his loss of life texts have been stumbled on which shed striking mild at the topic. a short Inquiry into the which means of Sin and religion is Rawls's undergraduate senior thesis, submitted in December 1942, prior to he entered the military. the current quantity contains those texts, including an creation via Joshua Cohen and Thomas Nagel, which discusses their relation to Rawls's released paintings, and an essay via Robert Merrihew Adams, which locations the thesis in its theological context.

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