Unformatted text preview: of Universal Law (see Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals , 70)? Support your answer with reasons. 3. In class, we discussed John Rawls’ theory of the veil of ignorance. What is this theory and how does it relate to Kantian ethics? (In this case, you should be thinking about how very harmful and specific maxims might pass the Formula of Universal Law.) How does Rawls’ theory help Kant overcome this problem? Justify your answer....
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course PL 222 taught by Professor Dr.west during the Fall '06 term at New Haven.
- Fall '06