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Isn't his position more: " IF people are rational, then they will choose in this way" rather than that all people ARE rational.  Cf.:

"Rawls claims that rational people (not everybody, TW) will unanimously adopt his principles of justice if their reasoning is based on general considerations, without knowing anything about their own personal situation."


Maybe it's because I'm a Londoner - that I moved to Nice.

by Ted Welch (tedwelch-at-mac-dot-com) on Sat Aug 21st, 2010 at 06:25:01 PM EST
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