Rawls versus utilitarianism: the subset objection

E-Logos Electronic Journal for Philosophy 23 (2):37-41 (2016)
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Abstract

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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Terence Rajivan Edward
University of Manchester (PhD)

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