criminal justice

The Circumstances of Justice


… although a society is a cooperative venture for mutual advantage, it is typically marked by a conflict as well as an identity of interests. There is an identity of interests since social cooperation makes possible a better life for all than any would have if each were to try to live solely by his own efforts. Rawls THE ORIGINAL POSITION, 22. The Circumstance of Justice (A Theory of Justice)

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A Theory of Justice