Unformatted text preview: judged as just by this theory. For example, access to health care is a basic good of society. The difference principle allows there to be whatever inequities benefit the worst off. What that means is that health care restricted solely by purchasing power would be unfair and thus unjust. Criticisms 3. The difference principle is too extreme and causes too much monitoring 4. The difference principle is too weak...
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- Spring '11
- Political Philosophy, John Rawls, difference principle