Justice or Fairness Approach Learning Plan 5: Ethical Theories Adam Bartel , Maggie LeMieux , Tim Petrie, Della Wilson- Burmeister 11/03/08. John Rawls. Rawls was influenced by Kant and Aristotle An American Philosopher Wrote the Following :
Justice or Fairness ApproachLearning Plan 5: Ethical TheoriesAdam Bartel, Maggie LeMieux, Tim Petrie, Della Wilson-Burmeister11/03/08
A Theory of Justice, Political Liberalism, The Law of Peoples, Justice as Fairness: A Restatement.
*The suffering experienced is probably as valid as the fact of death itself in determining aid
*It is impossible to determine how much each victim actually suffered.
*Surviving victims may be compensated disproportionately higher because they can communicate their experiences directly
*Benefits paid to families of deceased victims do not actually compensate the victims themselves.
*It is fairest to reward uniformed personnel for their career of service to others and their specific sacrifice in this case.
*Civilian victims may not get as much compensation as uniformed victims despite their possible higher needs and/or their own acts of courage.
*Nozick wrote Anarchy, State, and Utopia which criticized A Theory of Justice. Because this book was a reaction to Rawls’ work, they are often read together.
*Anarchy, State, and Utopia was a defense of libertarian justice, which prioritizes the individual liberty rather than group liberty.