Week 4 Quiz – Chapter 3 Quiz

  • Question 1

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    What philosopher believes the maximin rule is relevant to justice?
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    John Rawls
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  • Question 2

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    John Rawls’ Theory of Justice lays within which type of tradition?
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    Social contract.
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  • Question 3

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    Aristotle’s formal principle of justice states,
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    similar cases must be treated alike except where there is some relevant difference.
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  • Question 4

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    The first principle of Nozick’s entitlement theory concerns the original acquisition of
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    goods, money, and property.
    d. the crown.
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  • Question 5

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    Eminent domain is the ancient right of government to take what from an individual?
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    property
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  • Question 6

    2 out of 2 points

    The veil of ignorance assures us that people in the original position will be
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    impartial.
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  • Question 7

    2 out of 2 points

    In Anarchy, State and Utopia, Robert Nozick advocates
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    Libertarianism.
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  • Question 8

    2 out of 2 points

    According to John Rawls,
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    people in the original position choose the principles on the basis of self-interest.
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  • Question 9

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    From John Stuart Mill’s viewpoint,
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    not every issue of social utility was a matter of justice.
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  • Question 10

    2 out of 2 points

    To the libertarians, their concept of liberty includes a commitment to
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    private property.
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  • Question 11

    2 out of 2 points

    In Nozick’s example of Wilt Chamberlain, he argues that other theories of economic justice inevitably fail to respect people’s
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    liberty.
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  • Question 12

    2 out of 2 points

    Mill justified utilitarianism from rival perspectives when he argued
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    that without utilitarianism to provide a determinate standard of justice, one is always left with a plethora of competing principles of justice, all of which seem to have plausibility but are mutually incompatible.
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  • Question 13

    2 out of 2 points

    According to libertarianism,
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    it would be unjust to coerce people to give food or money to the starving.
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  • Question 14

    2 out of 2 points

    The veil of ignorance proposes that
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    those in the original position are supposed to choose principles on the basis of self-interest, agreement seems unlikely.
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  • Question 15

    2 out of 2 points

    Who is more likely to be sympathetic with the idea of reducing the disparities of income in society?
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    Utilitarians
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