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Rawls is a coherentist about political justification

Here’s an interesting quote from Rawls: A conception of Justice cannot be deduced from self-evident premises or conditions on principles; instead, its justification is a matter of the mutual support of many considerations, of everything fitting together into one coherent view. ~A … Continue reading

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Buridan’s Ass and Libertarianism

A friend was suggesting to me (very) recently that a libertarian agent choosing between two commensurable and equivalent goods seems to be in a Buridan’s Ass situation. I hadn’t heard (or don’t recall ever having heard) of this principle or paradox … Continue reading

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