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March 12, 2008 Friday March 14 th from 5-6 Psych 1824 Monday: 10:30 to 11:30 Phelps 3515 Monday: 1:30 to 2:30 Buchanan 1920 Not responsible for Wolf Rawls’s Theory of Justice 1. Rawls’s Lexically Ordered Principles of Justice a. The equal liberty principle: Each person ahs an equal right to the most extensive scheme of equal basic liberties compatible with a similar scheme of liberties for all. b. Social and economic inequalities are to be arranged so that they are both: a) reasonably expected to be to everyone’s advantage and b) attached to positions and offices open to all. c. The difference principle 2. Interpretations of the Second Principle of Justice a. Economic and social primary goods are distributed efficiently. b. Economic and social primary goods are distributed according to the difference principle. c. Liberal Equality i. Accepts efficiency ii. Seeks to mitigate effects of social disadvantages 1. Ex: head start programs, outreach, pre-natal care iii. It does not mitigate effects of natural lottery iv. Not acceptable to you in the original position as a principle of justice
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3. Rawls’s Idea of Democratic Equality
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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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