[...] he argues that Kant wrestled unsuccessfully with "substantive" and "formalist" accounts of justice and that this failure similarly plagues thinkers such as Rawls and Habermas. [...] he argues that Foucault and Marx (or at least Engels) fail in their social criticism because of their rejection of a foundation m transcendent ideas.
Rousseau's Platonic Enlightenment Christopher Kelly The Review of Metaphysics; Mar 2009; 62, 3; Docstoc pg. 702 Reproduced with permission of the copyrigh
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