Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesPhilosophy · 2 months ago

What is Rawls’s argument for this conclusion?

The argument for the difference principle brings out a radical aspect of Rawls’s position: as he sees it, a truly just society would not only seek to provide an adequate minimum for all its citizens; it would aim to make the worst-off position in society as good as possible—even if that comes at the cost of making the society as a whole less prosperous. What is Rawls’s argument for this conclusion? Is it convincing?

4 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

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  • ?
    Lv 4
    2 months ago

    To find out how Rawls ideas might best work, we need to look at the top 10 countries for per person wealth. .

    1 Switzerland. 

    Official languages: German, French, Italian, Romansh.

    Religion: 65.5% Christianity , - 35.8% Roman Catholic, - 23.8% Swiss

    Reformed, - 5.9% Other Christian, 26.3% Irreligious, 5.3% Islam, 1.6% Others , 1.3% Unknown.

    Government: Federal semi-direct democracy under a multi-party assembly-independent[4][5] directorial republic. .

    2 Australia.

    Official language: English.

    Religion: Various.

    Government: Federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy. .

    3 Iceland.

    Official language: Icelandic.

    Religion: Evangelical Lutheran Christianity.

    Government: Unitary parliamentary republic. .

    4 Hong Kong.

    Official languages: Chinese, English.

    Religion: No religion.

    Government: Devolved executive-led system within a socialist republic.

    Wikipedia Hong kong.

    5 Luxembourg.

    Official languages: Luxembourgish , French, German.

    Religion: 73.2% Christianity, —63.8% Roman Catholic , —9.4% Other Christian, 23.4% No religion, 2.6% Islam, 0.6% Other.

    Government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy.

    Wikipedia Luxembourg.

    6 Belgium.

    Official languages: Dutch , French, German.

    Religion: 62.8% Christianity, 29.3% No religion, 6.8% Islam, 1.1% Other.

    Government:  Federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy[2].

    Wikipedia Belgium.

    7 New Zealand.

    Official languages: English, Māori, NZ Sign Language.

    Religion: No religion (48.5%) , Christianity (37.0%), Hinduism (2.6%), Islam (1.3%), Buddhism (1.1%), Sikhism (0.8%), Other religions (1.1%), Undeclared (6.6%).

    Government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy.

    Wikipedia New Zealand.

    8 Japan.

    National language: Japanese.

    Religion: No religion.

    Government:  Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy.

    Wikipedia Japan.

    9 Canada.

    Official languages: English, French.

    Religion: Officially none.

    Government:  Federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy.

    Wikipedia Canada.

    10 Ireland.

    Official languages: Irish, English.

    Religion: 78.3% Roman Catholic, 10.1% Irreligious, 4.2% Protestant, 7.4% Other.

    Government: Unitary parliamentary republic. . .

    So we see from above, that if you are working class, the best countries to be are those above.

    Though they might not be best for middle or upper classes.

    So let us look at common themes.

    Language: In terms of language, it appears that English speaking countries are not exclusive to being successful in developing a country with higher living standards for the vast majority of working classes, as French, comes out an equal amount of times.

    Religon: Religion wise i notice that Islam appears to be very incompatible with high per person capital wealth, whilst Christianity and Catholicism do appear to not harm it quite as much, though i note that the prevalent theme is mostly the high amount of non-religious people in those nations, with a few even being officially non religious.

    Government: Regards to government, whilst it does appear that a constitutional monarchy can work it would appear that devolution away from monarchy appears to fair better for citizens over-all regards to wealth, and whilst the discussion of "republicism" may drive terror in to monarchs, Republics do actually appear to work better for the people, and especially one under a direct democracy.

    Apologies if that is not 100% what you were looking for.

    I can't speak for Rawl.

    But i can attempt to find my own argument to support his case for a just and equal society.

  • Scott
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    That pertains to the veil of ignorance in the original position.

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