Unformatted text preview: Fair equality and opportunity o Difference principles • Rawls rejects communitarian argument • Our society is not a community • Not even an association • A state/nation is neither of those • Don’t freely choose, born into citizenship • Born into comprehensive doctrine • Born into obligation to have a particular moral aim • Only aim of society is to protect the aims of it’s members • Founders didn’t try to put themselves into original position • Should the members of the Supreme Court put themselves in the original postion? •...
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- Spring '08
- Political Philosophy, John Rawls, A Theory of Justice, unreasonable comprehensive doctrines