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Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

The principle chosen by rational people from behind the veil of ignorance, in Rawls's A Theory of Justice. The principle requires that social benefits and burdens are allocated in such a...

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A Transgenerational Difference Principle

Daniel Attas.

in Intergenerational Justice

May 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy. 12982 words.

Can Rawls's theory provide a framework for assessing obligations to future generations? Extending the veil of ignorance so that participants in the original position do not know to which...

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Rawls on Distributive Justice and the Difference Principle

Samuel Freeman.

in Liberalism and Distributive Justice

September 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 13633 words.

This chapter analyzes Rawls’s complex account of distributive justice. Rawls’s difference principle requires that economic systems be organized so that the least advantaged members of...

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Rawls on Distributive Justice and the Difference Principle

Samuel Freeman.

in The Oxford Handbook of Distributive Justice

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 13233 words.

This chapter analyzes Rawls’s complex account of distributive justice. Rawls’s difference principle requires that economic systems be organized so that the least advantaged members of...

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‘Not a Difference of Principle, but a Difference of Emphasis’

Matthew Frank.

in Expelling the Germans

March 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 24043 words.

This chapter discusses the impact of the Second World War on British thinking on population transfer in general, and on a transfer of Germans in particular. Four ‘case studies’ are examined...

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Property-Owning Democracy and the Difference Principle

Samuel Freeman.

in Liberalism and Distributive Justice

September 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 13764 words.

This chapter discusses John Rawls’s conception of property-owning democracy and how it is related to his difference principle. Rawls says that the main problem of distributive justice is...

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difference principle

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

The principle chosen by rational people from behind the veil of ignorance, in Rawls's A Theory of Justice. The principle requires that social benefits and burdens are allocated in such a...

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difference principle

John Scott and Gordon Marshall.

in A Dictionary of Sociology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology. 5 words.

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difference principle

Edited by John Scott.

in A Dictionary of Sociology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology. 5 words.

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difference principle

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

October 2017; p ublished online April 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 403 words.

John rawls’s (1971) principle of distributive justice, which allows social and economic inequality as long as

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difference principle

Andrew Reeve.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 112 words.

The principle that inequalities are acceptable only if they attach to positions open to all (*equal opportunity)

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difference principle

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; International Relations. 115 words.

The principle that inequalities are acceptable only if they attach to positions open to all (*equal opportunity) and are of benefit to the worst‐off members of society. This principle was...

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difference principle

Thomas Nagel.

in The Oxford Companion to Philosophy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 214 words.

The principle, proposed by John Rawls, that economic and social advantages for the better-off members of a society are

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difference principle

Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 54 words.

The principle chosen by rational people from behind the veil of ignorance, in *Rawls’s A Theory of Justice

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difference principle

Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 54 words.

The principle chosen by rational people from behind the *veil of ignorance, in *Rawls's A Theory

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Aggregate Autonomy, the Difference Principle, and the Calabresian Approach to Products Liability

JOHN B. ATTANASIO.

in The Philosophical Foundations of Tort Law

July 1997; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. 9546 words.

To illuminate and develop further the principle of aggregate autonomy, this chapter compares that principle’s defense of Calabresian theory with one that might be offered by Rawlsian...

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Free Speech Rights at Work: Resolving the Differences between Practice and Liberal Principle

Paul Wragg.

in Industrial Law Journal

March 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Employment and Labour Law. 11096 words.

ACAS reports increasing disciplinary action against employees over expression that employers dislike. Given the prominence of social media in contemporary life, this is a significant...

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individual differences principle

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 67 words.

A principle of training which states that optimal benefits are achieved by devising training programmes to suit the specific needs

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individual differences principle

Michael Kent.

in Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 67 words.

A principle of training which states that optimal benefits are achieved by devising training programmes to suit the specific needs

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individual differences principle of training

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 9 words.

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Giving Effect to Public International Law and European Community Law before Domestic Courts

Gerrit Betlem and André Nollkaemper.

in European Journal of International Law

June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 0 words.

This paper explores differences and similarities in how domestic courts — mainly Dutch courts — apply two distinct forms of non‐domestic law: public international law and European Community...

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