Open Access 2019
This article reexamines John Rawls's thought in formatting social order based on political liberalism. The discussion is significant in tracing the origins of thought on justice in the modern Western socio-ethical system. By bibliographical study of Rawls's works this study describes and analyzes the formats of Rawls's thought which places individuals as his fundamental reference of political thought. This article contextualizes Rawls's thought with what being happened in contemporary Indonesian cases.