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ELECTRONIC JOURNAL FOR PHILOSOPHY - ISSN 1211-0442

Rawls versus utilitarianism: the subset objection (2016)


Author: T. R. Edward

Email: t.r.edward@manchester.ac.uk

Affiliation: University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Address:
Philosophy, Arthur Lewis Building
The University of Manchester
Manchester. M13 9PL.
United Kingdom


Article type: Standard scientific article

Section: Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy

Language: language


Abstract (english):

This paper presents an objection to John Rawls’s use of the original position method to argue against implementing utilitarian rules. The use of this method is pointless because a small subset of the premises Rawls relies on can be used to infer the same conclusion.



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