rawls summary notes- two concepts of rules

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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHL275H1
Professor
Bialystock
Semester
Fall

Description
Rawls Summary NotesTwo concepts of rulesUtilitarianMoral practices practices where moral dilemmas come upJustifications for punishment retributive particular punishment is justified on the grounds that wrongdoing merits punishment when someone does something wrong they should suffer in proportion to their wrongdoing and deterrence practice of punishmentTelishment an institution where the officials set up to have authority to arrange a trial for the condemnation of an innocent man whenever they are of the opinion of doing so would be in the best interest of societyUtilitarianism just says to do the action that promotes the greatest utilityRawls says you can get the right answer through utilitarianism which is keeping your promises unless something really bad will happen if you doHe says that there are exceptions to promisekeeping such as picking your friend up at three and seeing someone dying on the stre
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