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Unformatted text preview: negative liberty. Why? Why is Berlin critical of positive liberty? 6. Two people in the wilderness (assume no ownership rights established) stumble across an apple tree and they decide to divide the apples evenly between them. They then settle down, and a year later new people arrive. Schmidz says that the situation is different now. Compare Schmidz and Nagels assessments about the justice of resource distribution as new people come onto the scence. 7. There is one important sense in which John Rawls emphasis on liberty and equality is an attempt to straddle between utilitarianism and Berlins account of the one and the many. Explain. 8. Schmidz account of responsibility can be understood both to assess how individuals ought to behave and how institutions ought to be designed. Explain how and why his ideas apply on both levels....
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- Fall '08