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PoliSciMarch 10 - March 10, 2008 John Rawls's A Theory of...

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March 10, 2008 John Rawls’s A Theory of Justice Final: IDs(4 id’s, 5 points each all from second half of class), Essay (40points, second half), General Essay (40points, no choice in essay) NEED TO READ ALL ANARCHY PIECES EXCEPT FOR ONE BY WOLF AND NOT RULE OF LAW 1. Positions that Rawls believes you would not accept in the original position a. Argues you would not accept the kind of egoism that it brings (Thrasymachus?) b. Perfectionism(Plato?) c. Utilitarianism (goods of society distributed so that they are of the greatest value and number) d. Egalitarianism (everyone has the same expectations for income) e. Libertarianism or Natural Liberty (locke?) 2. Rawls’s Lexically Ordered Principles of Justice a. The Equal Liberty Principle i. Each person has an equal right to the most extensive scheme of equal basic liberties compatible with a similar scheme of liberties for all ii. Everyone should have a guaranteed equal amount of liberty b. The Difference Principle i. Social and economic inequalities are to be arranged so that they are both
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course POLY SCI 1 taught by Professor Digeser during the Winter '08 term at UCSB.

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