2nd argument: social contract argument
What would we choose in a state of nature?
People in the "original position" :
A) are rational.
B) desire a set of primary goods wealth, opportunities, liberties, and selfrespect
C) are mutually disinterested (neither sympathetic nor malicious)
D) know general laws and principles th govern society and psychology
E) know tha they will have a conception of the good for themselves
F) know that they will have a sense of justice
G) are situated behind a "veil of ignorance"
Veil of ignorance:
place in society
fortune (don't know where you fit in in the economic hierarchy)
intelligence (education, born with intelligence. etc.)
(or an other) natural assets
What would we choose?
Social primary g