Rawls – The Original Position and the Veil of Ignorance

Hobbes and Locke imagined a hypothetical “social contract” in which everyone accepted the chains of society as payment for the protection offered by society. Rousseau was more rigorous, and Hegel questioned whether the idea of the social contract makes sense. The question is “How come the social contract, comprised of equals, results in such great… Continue reading Rawls – The Original Position and the Veil of Ignorance