Original Position

[Revised entry by Samuel Freeman on September 9, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The original position is a central feature of John Rawls's social contract account of justice, "justice
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[Revised entry by Samuel Freeman on September 9, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The original position is a central feature of John Rawls's social contract account of justice, "justice as fairness," set forth in A Theory of Justice (TJ). It is designed to be a fair and impartial point of view that is to be adopted...

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