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Lecture 16: Distributive Justice INTA 2030: Ethics and International Affairs 4/20/2011
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Distributive Justice Should we help others who are in much greater need  than us? Even if it means giving up enjoyable aspects of our  daily lives, like going to the mall monthly, buying one  less computer game, or sacrificing a fun weekend  trip? Should state governments help people in other  states by making relatively proportionate sacrifices?
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If you saw a child drowning while standing alone  by a pond, would you rescue him or her? A: Yes B: No
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Peter Singer on Aid Assumes that proximity should not matter when  determining if we should come to the aid of others Assumes that the actions of other observers should  not matter when determining if we should come to  the aid of others
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pond in the presence of others, would you rescue  the child? A: Yes
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This note was uploaded on 09/12/2011 for the course INTA 2030 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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