Incentives and Justice: G.A. Cohen's Egalitarian Critique of Rawls

Social Theory and Practice 24 (2):205-235 (1998)
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Paul Smith
Villanova University
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An egalitarian interpretation and defence of Rawls's principles of justice and their institutional and policy implications in response to G. A. Cohen's criticisms of Rawls's alleged justification of unequalizing incentives. Keywords Applied Philosophy Social and Political Philosophy Rawls G.A. Cohen difference priciple incentives justice property-owning democracy
Keywords Rawls  G.A. Cohen  difference principle  incentives  justice  economic justice  property-owning democracy
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DOI 10.5840/soctheorpract19982422
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