Philosophy 3820F/G Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Robert Nozick, Retributive Justice

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Imperialism
Holland
Holland got south Africa
In this they got a lot of gold and diamonds
The great natural resource prize is oil
Stealing on a very grand scale (not stealing robbery) because it involves
violence
In many cases all the criminals are dead
Ie the Spanish and the North American settlers
Its not clear their descendants have ever done anything wrong
WWI
In the beginning of WWI the Middle East was governed by the Ottoman
Empire
Wanted a land barrier between the Russians and the Indian Ocean
Retributive justice
Comes into play when there’s settled distribution but then someone comes
along
Robert Nozick
Is it okay to allow people to get very very rich
The basketball player example (see poli sci notes)
How can you fault someone for receiving things voluntarily through
purchasing the songs
Do you own your talents
Ownership
Control
Anleiablilty (selling)
If you loan something you own a certain degree of control over it
Taxation for the purposes of redistribution is slavery
Slave regimes
Typically slave owners have unlimited use to sexual factors
The slave owner can sell children, partners
Morally speaking what should the law be with respect to transfer
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In this they got a lot of gold and diamonds. The great natural resource prize is oil. Stealing on a very grand scale (not stealing robbery) because it involves violence. In many cases all the criminals are dead. Ie the spanish and the north american settlers. Its not clear their descendants have ever done anything wrong. In the beginning of wwi the middle east was governed by the ottoman. Wanted a land barrier between the russians and the indian ocean. Comes into play when there"s settled distribution but then someone comes along. Is it okay to allow people to get very very rich. The basketball player example (see poli sci notes) How can you fault someone for receiving things voluntarily through purchasing the songs. If you loan something you own a certain degree of control over it. Taxation for the purposes of redistribution is slavery. Typically slave owners have unlimited use to sexual factors.

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