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Unformatted text preview: Manifesto rights (aspirations) 3.JOHN RAWLS , A Theory of Justice (1971) The social contract tradition. The theory of justice as fairness. The original position. The veil of ignorance and its role. Two principles of justice: (1) The principle of liberty( Requires the greatest equal liberty compatible with a like liberty for all ) (2) The difference principle (Requires the maximisation of the position of the worst off) Rawls as a champion of the welfare state 4.ROBERT NOZICK , Anarchy, State and Utopia (1974) Libertarianism. Liberty as a chief value. Laissez-faire, minimal state, the right to self-ownership. The right to property acquired by: a. initial acquisition, b. voluntary transfer c. rectification. Nozicks opposition to redistributive taxation....
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This note was uploaded on 05/25/2011 for the course ECON 1001 taught by Professor Donaldberry during the Spring '09 term at UCL.
- Spring '09