"Where the Action Is: On the Site of Distributive Justice" Self-Quiz

G. A. Cohen

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. Which of the following slogans does Cohen endorse?

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. What is the substance of the feminist critique of liberal accounts of justice, like Rawls?

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. Which of the following best describes the difference principle?

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. According to Cohen, what problem arises for Rawls if the talented dont accept the difference principle?

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. What problem does Cohen hold Rawls faces if the talented do accept the difference principle?

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. For Cohen, the principles of justice apply only to the choices that individuals make within a legal coercive structure

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. Cohen holds that affirming the difference principle implies that justice requires (virtually) unqualified equality itself.

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. Cohen understands the talented¬Ě to be those people who are positioned so that they can command a high salary, because they are endowed with strength, flair, and ingenuity most others lack.

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