Egalitarianism, Properly Conceived
We ALL Are Rawlsekians Now!
By Michael C. Munger
Does the existence of brute luckchance events and circumstances that are beyond a persons controlsupport the case for trying to make society more egalitarian? Arguments for luck egalitarianism are woefully incomplete unless they sufficiently address (1) the role of choice in shaping outcomes, (2) the difficulty of crafting policies that promote egalitarian goals, and (3) the likelihood that even well-crafted policies would not work out as envisioned.
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