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Katrina Forrester

Katrina Forrester is Assistant Professor of Government and Social Studies at Harvard University. Her research focuses on the history of twentieth-century social and political thought and its implications for political theory. Her first book, In the Shadow of Justice: Postwar Liberalism and the Remaking of Political Philosophy, was published by Princeton University Press in September 2019. Her writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The Guardian, and the London Review of Books, among many other outlets. She tweets @katforrester.

rawls boston review 2

For five decades Anglophone political philosophy has been dominated by the liberal egalitarianism of John Rawls. With liberalism in crisis, have these ideas outlived their time?

Katrina Forrester