Essay Topic 1
Consider the political movements of the 20th and 21st Century (Gay Pride, Women's Liberation, Occupy, the Civil Rights Movement, etc.). How do these movements relate to Rawls’ theory of the Social Contract and the Original Position?
Essay Topic 2
To what extent do you agree or disagree with Rawls's theory of Justice as Fairness?
Essay Topic 3
Compare and Contrast Rawls’ theory of Justice as Fairness with the school of Utilitarianism.
Essay Topic 4
How can we consider A Theory of Justice to be a work-in-progress?
Essay Topic 5
Evaluate your own society in accordance with the principles of Justice as Fairness put forth by Rawls. To what extent is it a just society in its basic political and legal structure? In what ways do you consider it an unjust society?
Essay Topic 6
Is Rawls’ theory of the Original Position (the Waiting Room argument) idealist in nature? How does it...
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