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Gauthier and the Full‐Knowledge Contract

Margaret Moore

in Foundations of Liberalism

Published in print February 1993 | ISBN: 9780198273851
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599934 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198273851.003.0004
 Gauthier and the Full‐Knowledge Contract

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Gauthier and the Full‐knowledge Contract. This chapter examines Gauthier's Morals by Agreement, which generates principles of justice from the starting point of the individual agent as self‐interested utility‐maximizer.

Keywords: Gauthier; individual; justice; libertarianism; self‐interest; utility

Chapter.  11959 words. 

Subjects: Political Theory

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