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Unformatted text preview: Blake Yancey 12-03-07 Prof. Daley Contemporary Moral Problems Nozick Response Nozick first begins his argument by questioning the belief of distributive justice. He says that with the inclusion of the word distributive, it is saying that we must distribute in a way we have previously not. He then asks whether or not we should even incorporate the idea of re distribution. He asks should we re-incorporate something that might already be flawed. With that, he brings about the idea of the Entitlement Theory. He says that the theory of justice in holdings says that a persons belongings are just if they are entitled to them if it upholds the principles of justice in acquisition and transfer or by the principle of rectification of injustices. He then goes on to say that if each persons stuff are just, the total set (or distribution) of the stuff is just. He goes on to say that the Entitlement Theory is actually historical. He then makes a statement that we should not look at what a person had or did not have before the distribution;...
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