Philosophy Discussion Day 12

The question is whether the rules of the practice in

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The question is whether the rules of the practice in themselves are unjustified Are the rules and those governing justified in their actions 4. Given 2, we can assume A) Each will press his rights as far as possible o These are my rights and I’m going to try to advance those as far as  possible B) Each will also recognize that morality demands universal principles o One must propose an alternative principle and they can’t be principles  that only apply to you o The principles will apply equally to others C) These principles will apply in the future o The principles will apply in future circumstances where someone else  may be in the same position o Not only will they apply equally to everyone, but they will apply over  time 5. Given 4, people will propose principles they could accept even if they were the  worst off in society I don’t know in the future where the principles will give me the benefits or  burdens
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Given this I will accept principles that are tolerable even when I don’t have  anything 6. Therefore, it’s reasonable to expect that people will propose Rawls’ two  principles Questions for Rawls? Why did you change from benefiting everyone to the least-advantaged?
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