John Rawls - judged as just by this theory For example...

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John Rawls. Tuesday, November 02, 2010 12:18 PM Examples of Theory Applications 1. Given the priority of liberty in Rawls, then it would not be just for a society or a majority to restrict matters of religious and moral belief. Of course that allows some people will act immorally and perhaps illegally. But government has neither the right nor duty to restrict the personal liberty in advance. The government may limit liberty as liong as it is for the sake of liberty. 2. Rawl's principles are just independent of being efficient or producing wealth. Wealth is
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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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