Unformatted text preview: just a rational self as Kant seems to think, but someone whose place of birth/residence/family ties shapes my judgments concerning what is just (communitarian) There is not real, grave moral issue at stake (one can be moral and not take a side on this issue—this position may tend towards relativism). In the case of turning in the brother it is different from the bombing because you are the only one who can help the whole of the community – it is a sole duty in this case. So the questions need to be redefined. Antigone example. Think about the different ideas of goods. . The Cuban embargo example. Rawls overlapping consensus allows us to further our situation by bracketing out beliefs. Encumbered selves opposed to this view....
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- Fall '10
- John Rawls, grave moral issue, Cuban embargo example, unencumbered selves