What is John Rawls' Difference Principal?

John Rawls is a Kantian Philosopher who has had a large influence in the realm of political philosophy and ethical philosophy.

His difference principal involves us imagining a scenario without race, class, work experience and age. He reasons that we can determine a principal of economic distribution that is fair and applicable for all people in a society.

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