Rawls, Nozick, Smart (9 Questions) - B usiness Ethics Test...

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John Rawls – Distributive Justice (Kant – basic system of principles) The answer to the distributive justice question usually depends on the section of the class that the person is coming from (whichever system will benefit them most) Veil of Ignorance Heuristic device that takes out particularities so that we become pure rational beings o Don’t know position ahead of time o Looked at from every point of view Conclusion: principles of justice are the result of a fair agreement or bargain Utilitarianism should Always be the Choice? Due to the initial inequality, nobody would be willing to become lesser or unequal In a system of production, all must have incentive Principles of Justice Chosen from Original Position 1. Each Person has an Equal Right to basic Liberty 2. Social and Economic Inequalities are to be arranged so that they are both reasonably expected to be to everyone’s advantage, and attached to positions and offices open to all
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This note was uploaded on 11/04/2010 for the course PHIL 106 taught by Professor Seltzer during the Spring '10 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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Rawls, Nozick, Smart (9 Questions) - B usiness Ethics Test...

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