Monday, October 23, 2023

Rawls, Inequality, and Welfare-State Capitalism

Andrew Koppelman

John Rawls offers a powerful framework for judging the astounding levels of inequality that modern capitalism has engendered. He is not, however, a good guide to that framework’s implications, because his own response was ill-informed about how the economy operates today.

I explain in a new piece in the American Journal of Law and Equality.

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