Liberal Egalitarianism and the Harm Principle

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Michele Lombardi; Roberto Veneziani;
(2009)
  • Publisher: London: Queen Mary University of London, Department of Economics
  • Subject: Liberalismus | Difference principle, Leximin, Weak harm principle, Infinite utility streams | Difference principle, leximin, weak harm priciple, infinite utility streams | difference principle | Rawls-Gerechtigkeitstheorie | leximin | infinite utility streams | weak harm principle | Q01 | Soziale Gerechtigkeit | D70
    • jel: jel:D63 | jel:D70 | jel:Q01
      ddc: ddc:330

This paper analyses Rawls's celebrated difference principle, and its lexicographic extension, in societies with a finite and an infinite number of agents. A unified framework of analysis is set up, which allows one to characterise Rawlsian egalitarian principles by mean... View more
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