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Philosophy
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PHIL 1070
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svetelj
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Book V Justice If state pushes me to be a just man then they are just Depends on context where I am, such as if in a democratic government and I follow rules then I am  just, if I go against them I am unjust If I am in a monarchy and follow rules then I am just, if I don’t respect monarchy then I am unjust General definition of justice is to respect the law Justice Two Types: Universal – follows laws depending on where you are Particular:  Distribution – all of us explorers in 18  century, discover California, we would like to own country  but how do we distribute it in a just way, have to take into consideration many things Very tricky, do not know how to divide up because depends on many things Ex. How much each person should pay taxes Ex. Healthcare  Correction/Rectification – man in apple store steals 10 iPads, they caught him so he had to  give them back and they sent him to the prison for one month; not enough to give back, the order  m
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