John Rawls
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Ethics
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Synopsis:
  • Rational definition of justice
  • Rational definition of justice
  • The principles that one would agree with if s/he were not aware of her/his strengths and weaknesses (the "veil of ignorance"):
  • Maximum individual freedom compatible with other people's freedom
  • Inequalities are justified only when the least advantaged individuals maximally gain from them
  • redistribution of wealth to ensure fair equality of opportunity to benefit from inequalities
  • Justice as fairness

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