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Unformatted text preview: • Principle of Insufficient Reason o If you don’t actually know the probability, assume it’s equal • Libertarian o Rholls claims you should Maximin 1. The worst case could be very bad a. Untouchable in India, Irish coal miner 2. You don’t know the probabilities a. Don’t know how many people are in each class b. As things stand, you’re picking principles that will guide you over time 3. You don’t care about much beyond the minimum a. Most people only REALLY care about having “enough” o CRITICISM o No one can get behind the Veil of Ignorance (On the other hand,) You try to take the moral (political) point of view as best you can ∞ Locke o Even in a state of nature you have certain natural rights ∞ Kant o Contractarian...
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course PHIL 103 taught by Professor Brower during the Fall '07 term at Tulane.
- Fall '07