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Rawls and Children

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07/30/2014Williamson M. Evers

The status of children in the societal scheme proposed by John Rawls is determined by what would be the decision of persons in the original position. To see how Rawl's concept of justice pertains to children, we will look at three things: (1) Who the decision-makers are in the original position; (2) How the principles chosen in the original position apply to abortion; and (3) Whether the principles of paternalism chosen in the original Poston are satisfactory.

Volume 2, Number 2 (1978)

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Evers, Williamson M. "Rawls and Children." Journal of Libertarian Studies 2, No.2 (1978): 109-114.

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