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Valid political solutions must be both moral and practical.

Justice and Fairness – Part One

 For well over a century, the Left has generally been conceded to have morality, justice, and “idealism” on its side; the Conservative opposition to the Left has largely been confined to the “impracticality” of its ideals. A common view, for … Continue reading

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Justice and Fairness – Part Two

Justice as Respect for Rights Justice as Fairness is not the only game in town. There are other ways to view distributive justice; there are other answers to the question as to who gets what. I now review some alternative … Continue reading

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Justice and Fairness – Part Three

Legitimacy Let’s look again at Rawls’s idea re: natural assets. We have already heard that: No one deserves his greater natural capacity nor merits a more favorable starting place in society. But that does not mean one should eliminate these … Continue reading

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