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John Rawls Philosophy

What Makes Society Unfair?

The Philosophers' Mail | Posted 09.08.2014 | World

Many of us feel that our societies are a little – or even plain totally – ‘unfair’. But we have a hard time explaining our sense of injustice ...

Philosophy Meets Occupy

Daniel Little | Posted 08.11.2012 | College
Daniel Little

The fundamental idea of justice as fairness is that we can identify a set of principles that rational persons would accept as a fundamental contract -- if they lacked specific knowledge about what their position in society would eventually be.